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Biden Administration Issues Report on Threats of Climate Change: Airlines Grounded, Food Shortages, New Global Conflicts

President Joe Biden wasted no time in making fighting so-called climate change a priority, including issuing an executive order on January 27, 2020, tasking several federal agencies with developing plans to address the issue. And now those agencies have released a report citing the most pressing threats facing the United States. The order said:It is the policy of my administration that…
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The food heaven market town undergoing a post-lockdown renaissance

A drop in Yukon River salmon has hurt Alaska communities' food supply

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The food heaven market town undergoing a post-lockdown renaissance

While Wales’ urban hubs are struggling with the impact of a loss of office workers and visitors due to the pandemic, the quirky rural town of Abergavenny is thriving amidst a flow of visitors and new businesses. The quaint town in north Monmouthshire has always boasted plenty of culinary assets, but now something brilliant is brewing in this beautiful spot which is overflowing with foodie…
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Biden Administration Issues Report on Threats of Climate Change: Airlines Grounded, Food Shortages, New Global Conflicts

A drop in Yukon River salmon has hurt Alaska communities' food supply

Food

A drop in Yukon River salmon has hurt Alaska communities' food supply

A drop in Yukon River salmon has hurt Alaska communities’ food supplyNPR’s Scott Simon talks to Serena Fitka, executive director of the Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association, about this year’s dramatic scarcity of Yukon River salmon and its effect on communities.SCOTT SIMON, HOST: The salmon runs in the Yukon River in Alaska this year were bleak. King salmon has been…
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Biden Administration Issues Report on Threats of Climate Change: Airlines Grounded, Food Shortages, New Global Conflicts

The food heaven market town undergoing a post-lockdown renaissance

Food

The grassroots food insecurity initiatives putting an end to the ‘starving student’

Student and admin-led efforts are leading the charge to stop food insecurity on Canadian university campusesUniversity of Guelph: Student FoodBank The student association at the University of Guelph recognizes that students often have to make very difficult financial choices and are forced to compromise on both quality and quantity. In response, the association set up a campus food bank, which…
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Biden Administration Issues Report on Threats of Climate Change: Airlines Grounded, Food Shortages, New Global Conflicts

The food heaven market town undergoing a post-lockdown renaissance

Food

Bagels & Beyond: Exploring Chinese Takes on Trending Western Food

Everyone has favorite foods that they miss from home, wherever home may be. As an American Jew, one of the food items I miss most is the bagel. A dense savory bread with origins in both Eastern Europe and New York, it is the quintessential food of my people. Increasingly becoming popular among Chinese people and sold as 犹太圈 (literally ‘Jew Loops’) in Shanghai or the somewhat more…
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Biden Administration Issues Report on Threats of Climate Change: Airlines Grounded, Food Shortages, New Global Conflicts

The food heaven market town undergoing a post-lockdown renaissance

Food

Silicon Valley area food banks strain under growing logistical needs

National problemIn some ways, food banks across the San Francisco Bay Area are experiencing a microcosm of what is playing out at food banks nationwide. A recent report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that in 2020, families with children were hit harder with food insecurity and experienced an increase in hunger. But the recovery is not occurring equally across cities, regions and…
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Biden Administration Issues Report on Threats of Climate Change: Airlines Grounded, Food Shortages, New Global Conflicts

The food heaven market town undergoing a post-lockdown renaissance

Food

Defense Department warns climate change will increase conflicts over water and food

Troops from three California National Guard companies search through a fire-devastated neighborhood on October 14, 2017 in Santa Rosa, California. David McNew | Getty ImagesClimate change poses a serious threat to U.S. military operations and will lead to new sources of global political conflict, the Department of Defense wrote in its new climate adaptation plan this week. Water shortages…
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Biden Administration Issues Report on Threats of Climate Change: Airlines Grounded, Food Shortages, New Global Conflicts

The food heaven market town undergoing a post-lockdown renaissance

Food

Millions unable to buy essential food as 1 in 3 Brits stockpile for Christmas

One in six people have been unable to buy essential food in the last fortnight, according to the Office for National Statistics, as Brits book up Christmas delivery slotsA shopper walks past empty supermarket shelves ( Image: SWNS)Millions of Brits have been unable to buy essential food in the past fortnight with one in three already started stockpiling for Christmas. New figures from…
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Biden Administration Issues Report on Threats of Climate Change: Airlines Grounded, Food Shortages, New Global Conflicts

The food heaven market town undergoing a post-lockdown renaissance

Food

Gov. Gen. May Simon helped feed hungry in Ottawa as demand for food help soars

OTTAWA — An Ottawa homeless shelter where demand for services has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic served as the backdrop for the first-ever public event for Gov. Gen. Mary May Simon Friday.May Simon and her husband, former journalist Whit Fraser, spent about an hour at the Ottawa Mission in the morning, meeting with staff and volunteers and handing out hot meals to dozens of…
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Biden Administration Issues Report on Threats of Climate Change: Airlines Grounded, Food Shortages, New Global Conflicts

The food heaven market town undergoing a post-lockdown renaissance

Food

NEMA distributes food items to 3,978 IDPs in Adamawa

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has begun the distribution of food items to 3,978 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Adamawa. Head of operations at NEMA’s Adamawa/Taraba office, Maidela Iliya, stated this during the distribution exercise in Fufore town, Fufore local government area of the state. Mr Illiya listed the following items to be distributed to the Santariza…
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Biden Administration Issues Report on Threats of Climate Change: Airlines Grounded, Food Shortages, New Global Conflicts

The food heaven market town undergoing a post-lockdown renaissance