Category: Politics & Security

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Is Gender Inequality Sabotaging Our Fight Against Climate Change?

Countries aren’t moving fast enough to meet the environmental targets for 2050 set by the Paris Agreement. Addressing underlying gender inequality may be the key to picking up the pace, something that Israel has just begun to tackle.
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An Opportunity for Real Change

Six moves can bring about a rapid revolution in the Israeli energy economy, which will benefit all citizens of the country.
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The Environmental Cost of Israel’s Wars

Since Israel’s declared statehood, the journey to securing its national sovereignty has by no mean been a cakewalk considering the many military conflicts it has had with neighboring countries. But how have military clashes impacted Israel’s environment?
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What is the Future for Green Jobs?

In the global effort to economically recover from the Coronavirus pandemic, government leaders worldwide are discussing and debating the transition towards green economies to curb the negative effects of the current climate crisis in the process. Can Israel follow suit?
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The Green Way to Recover from COVID-19

Experts in economics, policy, and environmental fields have presented a detailed plan designed to rescue the Israeli economy from the hardships brought on by the Coronavirus. Can green initiatives improve our environment and repair Israel’s economic crisis?
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A Catastrophe in the Red Sea is Imminent

The Safer oil tanker has not been maintained in the five years since its takeover by Houthi rebels off the west coast of Yemen. Experts warn of a disastrous oil spill in the Red Sea as the vessel nears its final stages of decay. Can this be stopped before it’s too late?
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Climate Change is Compromising our Security

National security hangs in the balance as climate change weakens the integrity of nations’ militaries worldwide. Upgrading military infrastructures to properly cope with weather extremes should be prioritized in order to prepare for the conflicts that lie ahead.