It’s hard to watch the suffering in the Philippines after the onslaught of super typhoon Haiyan. Cities and towns just flattened. Now hungry, thirsty, sick, desperate.
Currently, some 2 billion people worldwide do not have access to clean, safe cooking fuels.
This contributes to economic, health and environmental problems, including deforestation, and places an enormous burden on poor families.
The latest report from the U.N.
Governments and other stakeholders are meeting in Bonn, Germany, from June 1-12, 2009 to decide what issues to include in the world's next climate change agreement which may be settled as early as December in Copenhagen.
My name is Ms. T. I am a poor 60-year-old single, disabled woman who has lived in the isolated coastal commune of Nga Bach, Vietnam for the last 50 years.
High in the Ecuadorian cloud forest, CARE implemented a program to help families harvest water from the air for drinking and washing.