Intelligence report: China, Iran, North Korea, Russia pose threats to U.S.

Intelligence report: China, Iran, North Korea, Russia pose threats to U.S.

April 13 (UPI) — The United States faces a “diverse array of threats,” particularly from China, Iran, North Korea and Russia, amid disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, an annual U.S. intelligence assessment released Tuesday indicated. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence said such threats against the backdrop of climate change and rapidly…

Africa: Six Reasons Why a Healthy Environment Should Be a Human Right

Africa: Six Reasons Why a Healthy Environment Should Be a Human Right

At least 155 states recognize their citizens have the right to live in a healthy environment, either through national legislation or international accords, like the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Despite those protections, the World Health Organization estimates that 23 per cent of all deaths are linked to “environmental risks” like air pollution, water contamination…