Saturday, January 26, 2008

Some adaptation-themed news from the WEF meeting in Davos

Food and water worries are top priorities, say Davos speakers · Food/Cooking
AFP - 4 hours ago
DAVOS, Switzerland (AFP) — Warnings of a water and food crisis seemed incongruous among the lavish hospitality of Davos this year, but the danger was ...
Food supplies too scarce to meet relief needs
Financial Times, UK - 15 hours ago
The debate on food spilt into discussions about water sustainability and rising energy prices in Davos yesterday. Delegates highlighted agriculture's role ...
Ban warns business on looming water crisis
Financial Times, UK - Jan 24, 2008
By Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson in Davos Businesses are doing too little to tackle a looming water crisis, Ban Ki-Moon warned the World Economic Forum on ...
Water scarcity needs to be put high on global agenda: UN Economic Times
UN Calls Water Top Priority The Associated Press
UN Secretary-General: World must address looming water crisis Earthtimes
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DAVOS-UN aid chief warns of irreversible spiral in Kenya
Reuters South Africa, South Africa - 5 hours ago
Holmes said that about 250000 people had been displaced by the violence, and double that number needed help such as basic food, clean water, and healthcare. ...

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