Hunger in the News: Syrians, child hunger, and climate change

November 30, 2015
Hunger in the News

Food one way to help displaced Syrians,” by William Lambers, (Opinion), Cincinnati Enquirer. “The debate on whether to admit a few thousand Syrian refugees into the United States misses the bigger picture.”

Central Mass. college campuses tackle student hunger,” by Scott O'Connell Telegram & Gazette Staff, Worcester Telegram. “College is hard enough. On an empty stomach, it can become impossible for some students.”

Obama, at Conference, Says U.S. Is Partly to Blame for Climate Change,” by Gardiner Harris, The New York Times. “President Obama told world leaders who gathered northeast of Paris on Monday for a climate conference that the United States is at least partly to blame for the life-threatening damage that environmental change has wrought, and he urged world leaders to join him in fixing the problem.”

Pope Talks to Africa About Poverty, Climate, Greed,” by VOA News. “It is the first time this Pope has been to Africa. Three countries, 19 speeches, and big issues to address. These issues include poverty, the environment, and finding peace between Muslims and Christians.”

Tackling climate change and fighting hunger should go hand-in-hand,” by José Graziano da Silva, (Opinion), Jakarta Post. “The COP 21 climate conference, to be held in Paris in the aftermath of the recent barbarian acts of terrorism, is a fresh opportunity for the international community to come together and show its commitment to the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as the most appropriate way to promote a fairer, safer and more inclusive world, where no one is left behind.”

Let’s resolve to end hunger,” by Patrick Leahy, (Opinion), Burlington Free Press. “Hunger and malnourishment are not confined to developing nations; they exist across the nation, and in our own communities.”

 

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