Climate change set to ‘increase hunger’ in Africa: UN | The Citizen

As COP27 delegates in Egypt debate planet-heating emissions, the climate crisis is exacerbating devastating hunger across several African nations and will worsen further without urgent action, the UN said Wednesday. “If drastic measures are not taken urgently, hunger will increase as climate change is felt everywhere, most intensely in vulnerable areas, such as Sudan,” said … Read more

Unite to change the future for Archie and other kids living with type 1 diabetes

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 6 years old, Archie used to feel alone and different to other kids.    Then, despite feeling nervous, Archie and his mum attended his first family diabetes camp, which was funded by donations from Diabetes Australia supporters.    “If you have diabetes, finding your crew is super special,” says … Read more

Climate change will force up to 113m people to relocate within Africa by 2050 | The Citizen

Adapting to a world that is warmer than today is a huge undertaking, even if the most ambitious temperature ceiling is met. Increasing climate risks mean that millions of Africans could be uprooted or trapped where they are due to climate change. Unfortunately, the world has made little progress on what it takes to adapt … Read more

R.I.P. The cold, hard numbers and facts behind rappers’ murders and the burning question: why no change?

(November 6, 2022).  When Takeoff (real name: Kirshnik Khari Ball), one of the founding members of the rap group Migos, was murdered on Tuesday, November 1 at a Houston bowling alley, it was yet another reminder of how dangerous it is to be young, male and Black in America. R.I.P. Kirshnik Khari Ball a/k/a Takeoff (1994-2022) … Read more

Canada’s health system isn’t ready for diseases caused by climate change: doctors – National |

Montreal family doctor Claudel Petrin-Desrosiers sees climate change as an all-encompassing “risk amplifier.” She says it raises the potential for hazard across the board, from threatening the most basic health determinants, such as air quality and access to food and water, to exacerbating seasonal allergies and tick-borne Lyme disease. Petrin-Desrosiers, president of the Quebec chapter … Read more

Thick Skin: Chiron Loxton says his piece on the outstanding classic Won’t Change

Evoking those crushing memories of that lost feeling after being double crossed rather unexpectedly, Chiron Loxton shows the world that his hunger is as ravenous as ever on the 4 minute 30 second instant classic Won’t Change. Chiron Loxton is a Somerset, UK-based indie hip hop artist who is that underground poet your favourite rapper … Read more

Scientists of Sound: Priestgate – Some Things Never Change

Photo credit: Stewart Baxter Yorkshire five-piece Priestgate made their exceptional return last week with their aspirant new single Some Things Never Change. Described as an anthemic ode to small towns and growing up, something I certainly relate to coming from the Welsh valleys, the track’s driving choruses and soaring synth sections combine in to a … Read more