Roster of experts available for interviews with journalists
Added by Climate Himalaya on December 11, 2012 at 13:22 — No Comments
Reporters and editors, if you're covering the UN climate summit – from Doha or from anywhere in the world – we would like to hear from you.
The Climate News Mosaic (CNM) is a unique project that seeks to bring a new kind of global perspective to climate journalism. As ambitious as this might sound, the idea is in fact quite simple: much like live blogging, only here the aim is, not only to bring on-the-ground reporting from Doha, but also to pool together contributions from around…
Added by Ido Liven on November 27, 2012 at 17:19 — No Comments
Here is the full programme for this year’s Climate Communications Day at COP18 in Doha.
To attend you must first register online here. http://climatecommsday2.eventbrite.com/
Added by Mike Shanahan on November 22, 2012 at 10:00 — No Comments
I feel proud to be part of the climate change Media Partnership. I hope the discussions here are going to shape my analysis of environmental issues in my rural areas which in most cases are worst affected in all ways .
Added by Luke Kapchanga on November 15, 2012 at 14:23 — No Comments
Information broker is a citizen been trained on basic journalism knowledge and skills. Information broker has knowledge and skills as citizen journalists. She/he has capability how to distinct facts from opinion or analysis, as a professional journalist has. She/he also has developed skill to write information (or news).
The information broker has high awareness of what happen in his/her community. She/he will send information or news (as citizen journalism) to the public or media…Continue
Who is going Doha of Qatar for Cop 18 ?
Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation comes at cost, since forest conservation implies opportunity cost (OC). OC is the value of the next best alternatives when choice is to be made. Along with the advent of REDD there is a time to make a choice: Conserving forest or continuing deforestation. REDD - PES mechanism incentivize the forest owners, who otherwise deforest, to conserve forest. Insecure Tenure is considered as a biggest challange of forest conservation. I am…Continue
Added by Bishowamber Khadka on November 8, 2012 at 10:14 — No Comments
Following on the success of the launch of Viridis Africa 2012, where more than 20 major investment opportunities were presented to prospective investors, Viridis Africa is now soliciting business plans in the clean tech industry from entrepreneurs seeking funding to turn their projects to account.
Viridis Africa as its name suggests in Latin, is about investment into "green" sustainable technologies and projects, presented by entrepreneurs and corporates who are seeking funding to…Continue
Added by Suza Adam on November 7, 2012 at 18:00 — No Comments
JOHANNESBURG - Viridis Africa, the clean technology business and investment conference presents a matchmaking platform for African renewable energy, waste management, water conservation, and recycling businesses and investors on the 15th and 16th October 2013 at the Killamey Country Club, Lower Houghton South Africa.
The event is dedicated to entrepreneurs and corporate who seek funding to introduce clean technology solutions…Continue
Added by Suza Adam on November 7, 2012 at 16:30 — No Comments
This is an introductory video of Mountain Voice project of Climate Himalaya, that advocates the need of better planning and implementation strategies in the Himalayan Mountain region of South Asia. The Mountain Voice' is a multimedia series of Climate Himalaya that captures the experiences, thoughts and opinions of people, practitioners, policy makers and researchers on various climate linked issues in the Himalayan region of South Asia. In this series we interact with people to record their…Continue
Added by Climate Himalaya on October 15, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments
“Banditry, robberies, infiltration of small arms, poaching in the region’s game reserves and national parks and frequent outbreak of livestock diseases are now being attributed to the uncontrolled movement of pastoralists and their animals.”
This sentence, from a 2006 article in Kenya’s The Nation newspaper, encapsulates the way the country’s nomadic herders have been — and continue to be — portrayed in the media there. It echoes…Continue
Added by Mike Shanahan on October 11, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments
For the first time in Asia, a sustainable and market-based water filtration business has been registered under the voluntary Gold Standard scheme, and will benefit from carbon offset funding, showcasing that carbon…Continue
Added by Marion Santini on October 9, 2012 at 8:02 — No Comments
REDD+ could provide a huge financial boost to forest conservation plans in developing countries like the Philippines. A new study titled, Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation plus (REDD+) in the Philippines: will it make a difference in financing forest development? shows that if the country was to reduce the rate…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Kahurani on October 5, 2012 at 10:43 — No Comments
'This new and growing population with a high demand for land could lead to more unsustainable land use practices and social challenges At the moment in many parts of the Lake Victoria basin, Cities like Kampala, Kisumu, Mwanza, Jinja, and are surely ‘changing’ due to natural and human induced factors. But the question as to who benefits due to this change could generate diverse answers depending on the social and interest group; age bracket and the part of the city one has sought such…Continue
Added by Kimbowa Richard on October 4, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments
This is the latest result of us which is published recently in Nature Climate Change. To read this article follow the link: http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v2/n9/full/nclimate1580.html.
Added by Dambaru Ballab Kattel on September 23, 2012 at 5:34 — No Comments
2012 is shaping to be a decisive year for commercialization of clean technology projects deployed throughout South Africa and the African region.
Despite much jostling and positioning by local and international players to become a preferred supplier of renewable energy to ESKOM, a late change of terms reference, effectively resulted in reducing power purchase prices and has caused many of the bidders to go back to the drawing board.
However this has resulted…Continue
Added by Suza Adam on September 18, 2012 at 8:13 — No Comments
The breakdown of the sea coast reached worrying levels in Bangladesh. Most of the area of sea coast & coastal river bank are under risk. Tourism city Kuakata are also under risk due to this problem . Many people lost their homes due to this breakdown. They are becoming climate refugee. Mr. Hassan Mahmud , Environment minister of Bangladesh said , this type of breakdown reached worrying levels . But we have no better solution. He added that breakdown reached worrying levels due to climate…Continue
Added by Sanjoy chaki on September 8, 2012 at 12:46 — No Comments
Near future Dhaka’s underground water may be polluted by saline water and it will be a dangerous treat for 150 million Bangladeshi who live in capital city. Even agricultural production, biodiversity, ecosystem will be change due to this climate change problems in other parts of Bangladesh. After a research experts point ed out this.
They find, Saline water is moving by with underground water to Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Now it’s under kotali para of Gopalgong…
Added by Sanjoy chaki on September 8, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments
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Join journalists, bloggers, and scientists to discuss innovative ways to communicate about climate change
Internews’ Earth Journalism Network and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) will host the 2nd Climate Communications Day at this year’s UNFCCC Climate Change…Continue
Added by Mike Shanahan on September 6, 2012 at 11:59 — No Comments