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Is there a link between climate change and terrorism?…and more

Is there a link between climate change and terrorism?


Since the November 13 terrorist bloodletting in Paris, the City of Light has been practically under martial law. In this subdued and challenging context, world leaders are now convening in the city at the United Nations Climate Change Conference to hammer out a new global agreement to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. Could disrupting the talks have been part of the terrorists’ agenda? It certainly seems possible. After all, severe environmental conditions in much of the Middle East and North Africa’s Sahel region contribute to the sense of desperation that fuels Islamic extremism. Given this, arranging the attacks in…


82 Percent of Businesses Will Experience Cyber-Attacks

Nigeria is a member of the global society and the country cannot be separated from the opportunities and threats of globalisation. Following the pervasiveness in the use of information technology globally, many organisations in Nigeria are leveraging the internet to transact and interact with customers, employees, suppliers and partners. The internet has become imperative to address our collective capacity to respond to the inevitability of…


Obama Unveils Effort for Community Climate Resilience During Visit to Kotzebue

An Arctic conference in Anchorage, hiking glaciers in Seward, and getting hands-on with salmon in Bristol Bay — all a prelude to President Barack Obama’s final stops on his tour of Alaska. The president ended his three-day tour of Alaska on Wednesday with visits along the western coast — first in Dillingham and then Kotzebue, where he officially unveiled new initiatives aimed at helping Alaska’s rural villages cope with climate change in the fast-thawing Arctic…




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