Daily Archives: July 14, 2021

How the “Critical Race Theory” Hysteria is Funded (w/Judd Legum)


Thom Hartmann Program

Published on Jul 14, 2021

In 2020, most people had never heard of CRT. In 2021, a chorus of voices on the right insists it is an existential threat to the country.

A Popular Information investigation reveals that many of the entities behind the CRT panic share a common funding source Critical Race Theory was mentioned on Fox News, 30 times a day in June.

Who are the doners behind critical race theory and one foundation sticks out, with very large donations.

Conservative Dark Money Groups Disrupt Critical Race Theory Debate


NBC News

Published on Jun 15, 2021

Conservative dark money groups are pushing the debate around critical race theory on a local level as four states have banned lessons on race in the classroom. NBC News’ Ben Collins breaks down how these groups are influencing parents and teachers and the impact they could have on how race is taught in U.S. schools.

EU climate plan proposes high price on carbon, gas vehicle ban

CBC News: The National

Published on Jul 14, 2021

The EU’s ambitious climate plan proposes a ban on gas and diesel cars and stiff tariffs on carbon-heavy imports to try to reduce emissions to 55 per cent of 1990 levels in less than a decade.

Large wooden cargo ship in Costa Rica promote zero-carbon shipping


New China TV

Published on Jul 14, 2021

The company Sailcargo Inc. has been developing in Costa Rica for nearly three years the construction of its flagship Ceiba, the so-called largest cargo sailboat in the world made entirely of wood and in an environmentally sustainable wa

Benjamin Cook of NASA on Increased Precipitation Events


greenmanbucket

Published on Jul 14, 2021

“We’re Staying Out”: Texas State Democrats Who Fled to D.C. Tell Congress to Pass Vo ting Laws Now


Democracy Now!

Published on Jul 14, 2021

We speak with two of the Texas Democratic lawmakers who fled to Washington, D.C., to block suppressive new voting laws in their home state and who are calling on Congress to quickly pass legislation protecting voting rights. Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott threatened them with arrest the moment they return to their state and said he would keep them “in chamber” in order to pass the new voting bills, but the fugitive lawmakers say they intend to stay in Washington for as long as necessary. “We’re staying out,” says Jasmine Crockett, a Democrat representing Dallas in the Texas House. “We’re not going to be bullied and intimidated by anybody, including the governor or our colleagues,” adds Trey Martinez Fischer, who represents San Antonio. “We have a job to be the voice of our constituents.”

Join us for a Zero Hunger future

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Oct 5, 2018
OUR ACTIONS ARE OUR FUTURE
After a period of decline, world hunger is on the rise again. Over 820 million people are suffering chronic undernourishment, according to a 2018 FAO report.
Conflict, extreme weather events linked to climate change, economic slowdown and rapidly increasing overweight and obesity levels are reversing progress made in the fight against hunger and malnutrition.
Now is the time to get back on track. The world can achieve Zero Hunger if we join forces across nations, continents, sectors and professions, and act on evidence.
www.fao.org/wfd

INFLATION PUSHES GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY TO THE BRINK

Yanasa TV– Jun 7, 2021

The FAO Index rose 4.8% in May and is up over 39% year over year.

0:00 FAO Food Index Food Prices Rise
2:03 Which Food Prices Are Rising
2:35 Why Are Food Prices Rising
4:26 Grain Stocks are Depleting
5:28 How Weather Will Impact Crops This Year
8:15 How Climate Change Will Impact Crop Growth
12:33 Hurricane Season Expected to Impact East Coast
15:06 Cosmic Ray Impact on Crops
16:02 Cosmic Ray Impacts on Viruses, Rodents, and Microorganisms
20:35 How to Survive Rising Food Prices

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI 2019)


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – Jul 15, 2019

The latest edition of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI 2019) gives an updated estimate of the number of hungry people in the world, including regional and national breakdowns, and the latest data on child stunting and wasting as well as on adult and child obesity.
This year, for the first time, the report presents the estimates of a new indicator: the prevalence of moderate and severe food insecurity based on the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES).
This new edition of the report also includes a special focus on economic slowdowns and downturns, which are among the main drivers behind the recent rise in world hunger.

The report, which is developed thanks to the collaboration of FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO, is an important measure of global progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal of #ZeroHunger. ion of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI 2019) gives an updated estimate of the number of hungry people in the world, including regional and national breakdowns, and the latest data on child stunting and wasting as well as on adult and child obesity. This year, for the first time, the report presents the estimates of a new indicator: the prevalence of moderate and severe food insecurity based on the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES). This new edition of the report also includes a special focus on economic slowdowns and downturns, which are among the main drivers behind the recent rise in world hunger.

The report, which is developed thanks to the collaboration of FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO, is an important measure of global progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal of #ZeroHunger.

What is food security?

Canadian Foodgrains Bank– Apr 12, 2018

Achieving our goal of ending global hunger often means providing food for people in need, but we know that more is needed to ensure people enjoy food security. This video explains what food security means, and how it relates to ending global hunger.