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America’s Broken Democracy by Jeffrey D. Sachs

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SHAFAQNA- Jeffrey D. Sachs, Project Syndicate US President Donald Trump’s ravings against the 2015 Paris climate agreement are partly a product of his ignorance and narcissism. Yet they represent something more. They are a reflection of…

Trump administration profoundly committed to destroying planet: Chomsky

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SHAFAQNA - Leading American political analyst and philosopher Noam Chomsky has said that the administration of US President Donald Trump is profoundly committed to destroying planet earth. In an interview with Democracy Now!, Chomsky…

The Resurgence Of Climate Change And Anti-Science

SHAFAQNA - Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Michael Mann, who is a distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State University. He also directs the Penn State University Earth Science Center. And he’s the co-author…

Climate change threatens the Muslim world: Aga Khan

SHAFAQNA - Climate change threatens to wipe out areas of the Islamic world within two decades, the spiritual leader of around 25 million Muslims said on Saturday. Many of the world’s Muslims live in a “band of land”…

Europe is set to face freak weather - global warming is real

SHAFAQNA - Europe will soon be hit by deadly, "once-in-a-century" extreme weather events every year, a study has found. Severe wildfires, river floods and windstorms will affect certain areas of the continent annually by 2050, according…

Rome-to-Paris climate marcher says COP21 failed poor nations

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SHAFAQNA - Globally influential climate activist Yeb Saño has just returned home to the Philippines disappointed, having recently trekked 1,500km from Rome to Paris only to see the COP21 climate change summit reach a spectacularly bad result…

Climate change demo in London - Exclusive

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  SHAFAQNA - Campaigners in central London have marched to demand that global leaders take urgent action to tackle climate change. The event was the largest of about 2,500 demonstrations taking place around the world ahead of a critical…

How does the Middle East view climate change compared with the rest of the world?

SHAFAQNA - A Pew study showed only 29 percent of those polled in the Middle East were worried about immediate effects of climate change. A recent study by the National Climate Change said the Gulf will be so hot by the end of…

British Muslims pray in Parliament Square to raise climate awareness

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of Muslims flocked to Parliament Square on Friday to raise awareness on climate change and call on all people of faiths to join together in protection of the environment. Organizers urged Muslims to act responsibly within…