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November 2009 Blog Posts (29)

Upland farmers in Bicol continue to marvel in the wonderful world of our ancestor to protect the environment

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Upland farmers in Bicol continue to marvel in the wonderful world of our ancestor to protect the environment

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Upland farmers try ‘bonkol’ way in Ligao City

By Rhaydz B. Barcia

LIGAO CITY: The upland farmers in Bicol continue to marvel in the wonderful world of our ancestors through the use of bonkol, a primitive way of farming to protect the environment from degradation and also to mitigate the… Continue

Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on November 17, 2009 at 4:30 — No Comments

Vulnerability assessment to climate change at local level without information on projected climate change....

Vulnerability assessment to climate change at the local level is an important step towards understanding the vulnerability of people and places to climate change. However, one of the major limitation of present studies on climate change is that we don't have projections available at the local level about the impacts of climate change. Mostly we have information on the impacts of climate change at national level and regional level. Many developing countries doesn't have information about the… Continue

Added by architesh Panda on November 15, 2009 at 9:33 — 1 Comment

GDP, environmental and social indicators

In August 2009, the European Union released the Communication ‘GDP and beyond: Measuring progress in a changing world’, which outlines the need to develop a comprehensive environmental index to complement the current measure of economic activity – the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). A pilot version of this index is due to be presented in 2010.

What has long been… Continue

Added by Franco Alessandro Cavalleri on November 14, 2009 at 14:11 — 1 Comment

Volt Doesn't get 230 MPG and is Not Good for Climate Change--at least not in the Southeast U.S.

A number of news outlets have given glowing reports about the Chevy Volt, a car which they argue gets 230 mpg. It doesn't. In fact, the Chevy Volt is bad for the environment in the Southeast United States in 2010. Maybe it wont be in 2020, but it is in 2010. Let me tell you why.

I am not critical of the vehicle itself. It is a step in the right direction. I am critical of the reporting about it.

The Chevy Volt will be good for the environment in the Northwest of the United… Continue

Added by Rod Sullivan on November 13, 2009 at 19:00 — No Comments

Prepping for Copenhagen

I'm coming to Copenhagen for a number of reasons, but the primary motivator is the opportunity to perform my solo show The Boycott at Klimaforum09, which will be taking place across the street from the Bella Center.

My show is a modern spoof on the ancient Greek comedy Lysistrata. In the original play, a… Continue

Added by Kathryn Blume on November 12, 2009 at 18:28 — No Comments

Carbon Army

BTCV, your favourite environmental volunteering charity, is gearing up for a busy December. But while the world talks...we'll be out there taking practical action against climate change.

Our army is mobilising and there will be much more information from November 25th when we officially launch. check out…


Added by Jane Whitham on November 12, 2009 at 16:59 — 2 Comments

Military Experts from Five Continents warn of Impact of Climate Change on Security

A group of serving and retired military officers from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the US released a statement calling on all governments to “work for an ambitious and equitable international agreement” at the global climate talks in Copenhagen in December.

The statement, presented at a meeting on 29 October 2009 at Brookings in Washington, and issued simultaneously in Brussels, Dhaka, Georgetown, London, New Delhi and The Hague, says that “incremental, and at times,… Continue

Added by Géraud de Ville on November 12, 2009 at 12:30 — No Comments

What is the Climate Change Media Partnership?

Thank you for visiting or joining the Climate Change Media Partnership's Roster of Experts.

Internews, Panos and the International Institute for Environment and Development created the CCMP in 2007 to support journalists from the global South to report on climate change accurately and in ways that are relevant to their local audiences.

Our main activities take place during each year's UNFCCC COP, where we take 40 journalists and provide two weeks of training, editorial… Continue

Added by Mike Shanahan on November 9, 2009 at 19:02 — No Comments

Welcome to the Roster of Experts

Thank you for joining the Climate Change Media Partnership's Roster of Experts.

We created this site to promote accurate and accessible journalism about climate change by helping journalists and their sources to connect. We hope this site will promote communication within, as well as between, these two groups.

Please use the Blogs function to share your news. All members can comment on blog… Continue

Added by Mike Shanahan on November 9, 2009 at 14:00 — No Comments

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