Peace, Population and Urbanisation

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You currently share the planet with an estimated 7.2 billion people. By 2050 this number will hit 9 billion, with the majority living in cities. In fact, By 2050, the urban population will grow by a further 2.5 billion people – nearly 1.9 billion will be in countries that currently have low levels of peacefulness.
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This 100 Percent Electric Eighteen-Wheeler Just Hit The Road In Germany

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On Tuesday, an all-electric tractor-trailer hit the road in Munich, Germany — the first time such a large electric vehicle made by a European manufacturer has gone into regular service in Europe, according to BMW, the company behind the project. The 40-ton truck has a range of about 62 miles per charge, which takes three
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9 Real Issues Wrongly Attributed to GMOs

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When discussing and writing about GMOs, many arguments are put forth on why they are “bad” and should be avoided. However, many of these are not about GMOs, but rather, are issues that we’re facing in modern agriculture and in our economy. In this post, I examine 9 common reasons I’ve encountered for opposing GMOs
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NATO Secretary General praises Croatia’s role in south-east Europe

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In a visit to Zagreb on Thursday (9 July 2015), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Croatia’s role in south-east Europe and its contributions to keeping the Alliance strong. Describing the country as “a committed Ally”, he expressed appreciation for Croatia’s participation in NATO missions in Kosovo and Afghanistan, and praised Croatia’s leadership role in
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IAEA Director General Amano Welcomes Italian, Turkish Ratification of Nuclear Security Amendment

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IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano welcomed ratification by Italy and Turkey of the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM), calling it a key step towards reducing the risk of nuclear terrorism. In meetings today with Director General Amano, the Ambassadors to the IAEA of Italy and Turkey, H.E. Mr
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Media Coverage of Europe’s Migrant Crisis Ignores Root Cause: NATO

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Media seems determined not to point out the major cause of migrant crisis facing the EU is the chaos and misery United States helped introduce to Libya, Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Somalia by Danielle Ryan The scale of the migrant crisis Europe is facing today cannot be understated. It is truly unprecedented. What is habitually understated,
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Malaysian Rare Earth Plant Complies with IAEA Recommendations, Report Concludes

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The Malaysian government has implemented all recommendations put forward by an IAEA-led review mission in 2011 on radiation safety at the Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP), a rare earths processing facility completed in 2012 near Kuantan, Malaysia. This is one of the main conclusions of a report recently made public by the IAEA on the
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Southern Accord 2012 — Republic of Botswana

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U.S. to provide weapons, aircraft for NATO

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TALLINN, Estonia — The U.S. committed Monday to contribute weapons, aircraft and forces, including commandos, as needed for NATO’s new rapid reaction force, to help Europe defend against potential Russian aggression from the east and the Islamic State group and other violent extremists from the south. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the specifics of American
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