climate change

Gloomy scenario

Jul 08,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Walid M. Sadi On the occasion of his 75th birthday, the internationally famed physicist and astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, of Cambridge University, expressed gloom and doom about the future of planet Earth and the people living on it. In a rare television interview conducted with him […]

The Next Migrant Wave

STEPHEN GROFF Stephen Groff is the Asian Development Bank’s vice-president for East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific.   MANILA – Imagine that you are a farmer. Your crops are withering as weather patterns become more volatile, your well water is too salty to drink, and rice is too expensive […]

Vital to the planet

Nov 23,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL The UN climate change conference, held recently in Morocco as a crucial step for governments looking to build on the Paris Climate Change Agreement adopted last year, was proof that the implementation of the Paris Agreement is under way and that the spirit of […]

Delivering on the Promises of Paris: Why the World’s Muslims Are Demanding Climate Action Now

Source: Huffington Post By Naser Haghamed CEO of Islamic Relief Worldwide, an independent humanitarian and development organisation with a presence in over 40 countries worldwide. The global Muslim community – made up of around 1.6 billion followers from world leaders to academics, from teachers and healthcare workers to business people and […]