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18th BASIC Ministerial Meeting from tomorrow

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:34
Source: PTI - Environment Ministers of BASIC countries will meet here to discuss important issues relating to current United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations.
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Why A New Study Thinks Next Year’s Climate Talks Won’t Keep The World Under 2°C (internal)

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:34
Source: Climate Progress - The hopes that the world will do something meaningful to reduce its carbon emissions now hang on the next big round of international climate talks in Paris in 2015. And according to a new analysis from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, it’s probably going to be a letdown.
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African negotiators urge U.S. leadership for U.N. climate deal

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: Reuters - African climate negotiators attending the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington this week said leadership from the United States is critical to finalizing a global deal on measures to address climate change in 2015 after years of deadlock.
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For most of us, global warming has become 'normal' climate

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: Reuters - Global warming has been going on for so long that most people were not even born the last time the Earth was cooler than average in 1985 in a shift that is altering perceptions of a "normal" climate, scientists said.
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Woman drought at UN climate talks: are quotas the answer?

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: RTCC - Quotas could create a critical mass of women at climate negotiations and drive change
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Ants: Our Saviors from Climate Change?

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: Nature World News - They may be small, but researchers say they are having a big impact. Ants may be able to save the world from climate change, according to a new provocative study published in the journal Geology.
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Will these sustainable development goals do the job?

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: Guardian - The UN working group responsible for crafting the sustainable development goals (SDGs) has handed down its final proposal, adding a goal to address domestic and global inequality.
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China invests in Tanzanian wind energy project

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: Hydrogen Fuel News - Renewable energy has become a hot topic in China, but the country is not only looking to embrace clean power for itself.
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Pacific Media and Climate Change Toolkit available now!

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: Islands Business - The Pacific Media and Climate Change Toolkit is a new online resource developed to help journalists in the region report on climate change and environment issues.
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Too late for course correction on global warming: IPCC

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: The Hindu Business Line - The latest fifth assessment report of the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicts a bleak future for the world, and especially South Asia.
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Indigenous Rights to Forests Catch More Carbon

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:14
Source: Scientific American - One of the best current paths to reduce the globe’s carbon emissions goes through tropical forests.
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General Motors: why companies should buy more renewable energy

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:14
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business -
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Europe's forests 'particularly vulnerable' to rapid climate change

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:14
Source: Guardian Environment Network - New research shows forest ecosystems have been suffering intensified disturbance in Europe for decades
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Will climate change worsen Ebola outbreaks?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Washington Post - The Ebola outbreak is “out of control” in parts of West Africa, says the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Could climate change hasten the spread of the deadly virus? Perhaps, but the linkages are complicated, according to limited scientific literature on the topic.
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Women to watch ahead of the UN’s 2015 climate summit

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: RTCC - 20 women who are set to play a vital role in shaping the conversation and structure around a proposed emissions reduction treaty.
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Will Climate Change Lead to Conflict or Cooperation?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: IPS - The headline of every article about the relationship between climate change and conflict should be “It’s complicated,” according to Clionadh Raleigh.
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India must chose to be champion or villain for climate and development (by Kumi Naidoo)

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business -
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Ethiopia Calls for Climate Smart Agriculture in Africa

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (Addis Ababa) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn calls on African leaders to launch climate smart agricultural initiatives to combat effects of climate change that affect agricultural productivity.
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UN says LatAm agricultural greenhouse gas emissions doubled in 50 years

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Xinhua - Greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural activity in Latin America doubled in the past 50 years and will continue to worsen if nothing is done to reverse the trend, a United Nations (UN) agency said Tuesday.
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Strong economic case for coal divestment (By Al Gore and David Blood)

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Financial Times -
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