Post Tagged with: "Climate Change"

A little help from your friends

A little help from your friends

September 1, 2012 at 11:29

A joint initiative of the Danish government and the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department (ONEC) of the African Development Bank (AfDB), known as the the Sustainable Energy Fund for […]

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SAA looks to voluntary carbon offset project

July 6, 2012 at 09:40

Pretoria – State owned enterprise South African Airways (SAA) is exploring the implementation of a voluntary carbon offset project that can support the development of forestry in the Southern African […]

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Social science cornerstones should be integrated into work on global climate change, say scientists Flickr/Oxfam International

Social scientists demand bigger role in environmental research

June 19, 2012 at 14:58

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 15 June 2012. After decades of empirical evidence of climate change, why does climate change denial still exist? This is just one question […]

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Bonn meeting commits to COP17 outcomes

Bonn meeting commits to COP17 outcomes

May 7, 2012 at 09:23

Pretoria – Representatives from the 32 countries in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiating blocs have expressed determination to build on the strong momentum of the […]

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Indigenous Brazilian tribe certified to trade carbon credits

Indigenous Brazilian tribe certified to trade carbon credits

April 16, 2012 at 09:42

Brazil’s Paiter Suruí community has become the first indigenous group in the country to receive international certification to sell carbon credits in return for protecting and restoring forests in their Amazonian territory. […]

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Climate change: Coping versus adapting

Climate change: Coping versus adapting

April 2, 2012 at 17:41

JOHANNESBURG, 2 April 2012 (IRIN) – People often use “coping” and “adapting” interchangeably in the context of disaster response – an issue the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) seeks […]

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The Strauss Center Uses Esri Technology to Better Target Aid

The Strauss Center Uses Esri Technology to Better Target Aid

March 29, 2012 at 10:43

The Strauss Center’s Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program has implemented Esri technology to view how climate change impacts vulnerable populations in Africa. CCAPS created the dynamic mapping […]

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IPCC predicts rise in extreme climate events

IPCC predicts rise in extreme climate events

March 29, 2012 at 10:31

  Climate change could mean unusually high temperatures occurring much more often in most parts of the world by the end of the century, according to a special report on extreme […]

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How to create resilient agriculture

How to create resilient agriculture

March 22, 2012 at 10:12

Durable food security and agricultural growth depend on development strategies with resilience built in from the start, says Gordon Conway. Economic growth with resilience to environmental threats will be central to the agenda […]

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Anxious wait for scientists on Rio+20 talks

Anxious wait for scientists on Rio+20 talks

March 19, 2012 at 16:24

Science campaigners find out today whether they have managed to get more attention paid to science and technology in negotiations leading up to the Rio+20 summit later this year (20-23 June). National […]

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