Nicole Hoey

‘We are not a force to be ignored’: Young people take up climate activism

Apr 11 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aru Shiney-Ajay first became genuinely worried about climate change when she visited family members in India, and found the streams and grass where she had played as a child had shriveled as a result of drought.

Water-smart agriculture could cut migration risk: FAO

Mar 20 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Water stress is increasingly driving migration around the world, but efforts to adapt to worsening shortages could help, a new U.N. study suggests.

Tennis champ Navratilova says BBC cannot be serious paying McEnroe so much more

Mar 19 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Former tennis champion Martina Navratilova said on Monday she was shocked to discover that Britain's public broadcaster, the BBC, paid John McEnroe at least 10 times more than her for their commentary of the Wimbledon tournament.

Fear, fun or facts? Researchers look at what drives climate action

Mar 14 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - What more effectively drives young people to act on climate change – humor, fear or clear facts? The answer might be a combination of all of them, researchers say.

Climate-threatened African nations to get profiles of drought and flood risk

Mar 09 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Widespread poverty and threats from worsening droughts and floods make Africa one of the continents most vulnerable to climate change, U.N. disaster officials say.

More jobs crucial to dealing with Lake Chad crisis, UNESCO says

Feb 28 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Creating more jobs in the conflict-affected Lake Chad region is crucial to both protecting the shrinking lake and addressing the humanitarian crisis in the region, UNESCO officials say.

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