Roster of experts available for interviews with journalists
Cat, from our youth delegation, had the chance to meet UK Energy and CLimate Change Secretary, Chris Huhne. Here, she describes her experience.
Not many people can say they have had the privilege of breathing the same air as a political leader and a politician who seems to be a bit of a flavour of the month. But in just a couple of weeks’ time (if we had a confirmed date, we would most definitely be counting down the hours) the UK Youth Climate Coalition delegation will be…Continue
Added by Matthew Williams on November 29, 2011 at 10:27 — No Comments
Expectations of Durban: the Least Developed Countries (LDC’s) call on the international climate negotiations to deliver for the most vulnerable.
As delegates gather in Durban for the UN Conference of the Parties on a Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP17) the group of the 48 world’s most vulnerable countries are not alone in expressing deep concerns about the ability of the multilateral process to solve the climate crisis.
There were high expectations…Continue
Added by Mike Shanahan on November 29, 2011 at 8:05 — No Comments
With the theme: Climate-smart must be livelihood smart too, we welcome you to participate in our events in Durban at COP17 as follows (http://www.asb.cgiar.org/icraf-asb-partnership-cop-17 ):
Side event – Making climate smart agriculture work for the poor
Thursday 1 December 2011
International Convention Centre, Room: Apies River
Added by Elizabeth Kahurani on November 27, 2011 at 21:12 — No Comments
Albert Einstein said something which could be applicable to dealing with the Cartesian reductionist approach of climate change only, within the false paradigm of increasing economic growth.
"A human being is a part of the whole, called by us "Universe", a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest — a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for…Continue
Added by armstrong-ogbonna,augustina on November 25, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments
Submission to UN Environment and Development report commisioned by UK Government. Also the original of the climate change/ terrorism risk assessment given global publicity by UK Chief Scientist Sir David King
re: re: Changing Futures
Date posted: 19/12/02 16:13:00
Author: Roger Thomas
This forum is supposedly directed at UK domestic policy, unfortunately domestic policy now seems international policy. The news last night was war on terrorism…
Added by Roger Thomas on November 23, 2011 at 14:52 — No Comments
Luke, one of our delegation members, talks about meeting up with young Kenyan climate activists while he was in Africa during the Summer.
One of the fantastic things about being in Africa this Summer was that it gave me the opportunity to hook up with AYICC Kenya. AYICC stands for ‘African Youth Initiative on Climate Change’, and is like a pan-African…Continue
Added by Matthew Williams on November 22, 2011 at 21:37 — No Comments
What a historic day today in the Somali media activities as the Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) organized one day national media conference for expanding media coverage on climate change.
The conference was held today at Tre-piano Building conference room in Mogadishu, Somalia. The conference was organized by SOMESHA in…Continue
Added by armstrong-ogbonna,augustina on November 18, 2011 at 10:16 — No Comments
The forthcoming G20 Cannes Summit in November 3-4, 2011 is already taking the most public eagerness and significant in the global politics. It is expected that in Cannes all G-20 leaders will take effective mandate forward for paving the way for sustainable development and balanced growth. G-20 represents over 85% of world economy and has been developing as…Continue
Added by Saurav Raj Pant on November 17, 2011 at 3:37 — No Comments
Added by Ismaila Senghore on November 15, 2011 at 18:00 — No Comments
This year’s United Nation’s Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) coming up between the 28 of November and the 9th of December has been described as a conference with a difference, as a campaign towards the conference tagged “We Have Faith: Act Now” Climate Justice Caravan, has been launched in Nairobi Kenya on the 6th of November at the August 7th Memorial Park. The Conference which is the Conference of Parties COP17 is an opportunity for Africa being the…Continue
Added by armstrong-ogbonna,augustina on November 12, 2011 at 21:33 — No Comments
The Maasai tribe is found in both Kenya and Tanzania in Eastern Africa and are mainly nomads (pastoralists); usually slim and tall in stature. The gradual threat of the climate which results in extreme temperature is slowly affecting the source of livelihood of this…Continue
Added by armstrong-ogbonna,augustina on November 11, 2011 at 19:22 — No Comments
Canada’s Climate Change office in Ottawa, secretly worked to undermine a 20-city European climate change education project featuring Canadian artist Franke James. Is concern over the…Continue
Added by Franke James on November 10, 2011 at 17:25 — No Comments
I’d like to introduce you all to our new publication: ‘Climate and Development Outlook: Stories of change from CDKN’.
You can access the report by clicking here
Added by Amiera Sawas on November 10, 2011 at 15:00 — No Comments
Nearly 20 years ago, nearly 200 governments pledged to inform their citizens about climate change and its effects. What is yours doing?
Added by Mike Shanahan on November 9, 2011 at 12:15 — No Comments
Enjoy - have a good weekend!
Celtic Lion Ltd UK
Added by Roger Thomas on November 4, 2011 at 16:30 — No Comments
The African Adaptation Programme(AAP) which is based in Kenya,under the UN,is training five young african journalist that will be following a caravan that will be traveling from KENYA through TANZANIA,MALAWI,ZAMBIA,BOTSWANA and SOUTH AFRICA to attend the CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE IN DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA. The caravan would be organising concerts and creating awareness…Continue
Added by armstrong-ogbonna,augustina on November 4, 2011 at 15:33 — No Comments
Cape Town, 2 November 2011 – The countdown to Durban has begun as Fairtrade farmers prepare to participate at COP17! Despite the devastating impacts climate change is having on their farms, the voice of Fairtrade farmers has not been heard within the climate change negotiations. A continued failure to do so will have drastic ripple effects across the developing world. In response, Fairtrade Africa has taken the lead in engaging the Fair Trade movement in the…Continue
Added by Rachel Mhene on November 4, 2011 at 14:42 — No Comments
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