environmental policy

Thailand is creating an $11 billion fund for flood water management and infrastructure, Reuters reported. Another $1.5 billion will be set aside for insurance. China invested nearly $53 billion in water conservation in 2011, Xinhua reported, citing China’s Ministry of Water Resources. The central government’s investments were a 70 percent increase over spending in 2010. […]

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Genetically-modified crops are not the solution to Europe’s growing food demand, according to the European Union’s farm commissioner. Warming temperatures are affecting European farming more severely than North America’s, according to a new climate study published in the journal Science. The study found that the climate shifts over the past three decades are linked to […]

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