Statement at the High Level Segment
H.E. Buri M. Hamza
Minister of Environment
The Transitional Federal Government of the Somali Republic
Honorable Heads of State
Honorable Prime Ministers
Ladies and Gentlemen:
Allow me Mr. President at the outset to express my profound gratitude and appreciation to the Government and people of Denmark for the warm welcome and for the excellent… Continue
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Remarks of President Barack Obama—As Prepared for Delivery
December 18, 2009
Good morning. It’s an honor to for me to join this distinguished group of leaders from nations around the world. We come together here in Copenhagen because climate change poses a grave and growing danger to our people. You would not be here unless you – like me – were convinced that this danger is real. This is not fiction,… Continue
After more than 10 days of technical negotiations and with the resignation of the president of this COP supposedly because of “procedure,” there are still no firm and worthwhile commitments on the table. Worse, civil society has been effectively excluded from its already marginal participation.
It is for this reason that driving away civil society at the Bella Centre becomes most alarming. How-ever diverse their ideologies and interests… Continue
Making the complexity of climate change something people can relate to is no easy task.
But this month in Copenhagen, ‘green culture’ is everywhere you look. Subways walls are plastered with signs urging negotiators to ‘seal the deal’, and every museum and city plaza has a special exhibit about climate change.
You can learn a lot about Denmark by how they have taken on their role as host for the climate negotiations… Continue
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The impacts of Climate Change and the absence of Somalis
Today the entire people in this world are fighting to solve the climate change and most of international and regional climate campaigners are busy how it can be easy to solve without doing critical approach.
Somalia has not had a powerful government for close to two decades but has had no effective and weak government although most of Somali regions are out of its hand. In addition to that Somalia is one of the… Continue
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(Photo Caption: Ambassador Collin Beck)
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, December 4, 2009 - Failure in Copenhagen is not an option in seeking a legally binding international agreement when world leaders meet next week to discuss a new climate change deal, said Collin Beck, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Solomon Islands to the United Nations.
Speaking ahead of the start of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change… Continue
We've had a superb afternoon volunteering with Ed Miliband who's now a fully fledged member of BTCV's Carbon Army. Ed joined volunteers at Buntings Wood in Thorne to plant Scots pine and birch trees. Ed travels to Copenhagen in the next few days but had great things to say about BTCV and our Carbon Army campaign.
Here's what Ed had to say: “The UK has the most ambitious emissions reduction commitments in the world and with projects like… Continue
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Consumers International (CI) will be representing the world’s consumer organisations at the climate change talks in Copenhagen, 7-18 December, and will demand that governments and businesses give consumers the tools they need to reduce their individual environmental impact.
Representing more than 220 consumer organisations from 115 countries, CI will be taking the message to Copenhagen that many consumers want to act on climate change, but feel unable to do so because of government… Continue
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Explosions are one of the daily Environmental Crises in Somalia.
The National Association of Somali Science and Environmental Journalists (NASSEJ) is worried the daily environmental crisis in Somalia particularly today’s explosion caused the death of 18 people including ministers, journalists, students, medical doctors and civilians.
An explosion ripped through an upscale hotel in Somalia’s capital Thursday during a university graduation ceremony, killing three government… Continue
Watching news this days has become a dreadful exercise.....and so is reading newspapers.....And I'm a journalist so I got to keep up to date.....
it is easy to think that we are in the 14th Century where forests were in abundance if you are watching news.... You would excuse those who lived then for wondering why the heck conservation is an issue.
Times have changed. Kenya's former president Moi hasnt. He is asking Kenyans not to link the Mau Forest, one of the country's… Continue
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Bangladesh has been identified one of most vulnerable climate change victim country of the world. The main objective of the documentary is to present the Bangladeshi reality in the global stage that international community can take proper initiative and effective policy implementation to save the climate victims as well as our lovely planet.
I have visited most effected southern districts of Bangladesh. I talked with a huge number of climate victims in many… Continue
Just days before he travels to Copenhagen to try and reach a global deal on climate change, the UK's Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change will be environmental volunteering in South Yorkshire.
Ed Miliband, Doncaster North MP, will join BTCV (British Trust for Conservation Volunteers) to support the leading environmental charity’s Carbon Army campaign on Friday December 4.
He will plant trees to help soak up carbon and bolster hedgerows to improve biodiversity… Continue
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