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OPINION: Climate Change and Inequalities: How Will They Impact Women?

Friday, December 12, 2014

UNITED NATIONS, Dic 12 (IPS) - Among all the impacts of climate change, from rising sea levels to landslides and flooding, there is one that does not get the attention it deserves: an exacerbation of inequalities, particularly for women.

Climate Change Creates New Geography of Food

Friday, December 12, 2014

LIMA, Dic 12 (IPS) - The magnitude of the climate changes brought about by global warming and the alterations in rainfall patterns are modifying the geography of food production in the tropics, warned participants at the climate summit in the Peruvian capital.

Africa Sets Demands for Post-2015 Climate Agreement

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

LIMA, Dic 10 (IPS) - The post-2015 global climate change agreement should be flexible and fully resourced or else condemn Africa to another cycle of poverty resulting from the adverse effects of climate change.

The Rapid Rise of Green Bonds

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

LIMA, Dic 10 (IPS) - Most countries joining the growing list of nations pursuing clean geothermal power have been confronted with a huge financial challenge.

OPINION: The Role of the Media and Visibility for Malnutrition Around the World

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

ROME, Dic 10 (IPS) - The vast international and national media impact of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), held in Rome from Nov. 19 to 21, demonstrated the growing interest that nutritional problems are arousing worldwide, primarily because the media themselves are increasingly reporting issues related to poverty and exclusion.

Only Half of Global Banks Have Policy to Respect Human Rights

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

WASHINGTON, Dic 09 (IPS) - Just half of major global banks have in place a public policy to respect human rights, according to new research, despite this being a foundational mandate of an international convention on multinational business practice.

Divestment Campaign Aims to Bleed Dry the Fossil Fuel Industry

Monday, December 08, 2014

LIMA, Dic 08 (IPS) - Even as the presence of major oil and gas corporations is nearly ubiquitous at the U.N. climate talks in the Peruvian capital known as COP20, fossil fuel divestment campaigns have gained ground in various countries and are moving to counter the influence of the "dirty energy" lobby here.

OPINION: Women Must Be Partners and Drivers of Climate Change Decision-Making

Monday, December 08, 2014

UNITED NATIONS, Dic 08 (IPS) - As leaders from around the world gather in Lima, Peru this week to discuss global cooperation in addressing climate change, a woman in Guatemala will struggle to feed her family from a farm plot that produces less each season.

Climate Neutrality – the Lifeboat Launched by Lima

Monday, December 08, 2014

LIMA, Dic 08 (IPS) - Packed into stifling meeting rooms in the Peruvian capital, delegates from 195 countries are trying to find a path that would make it possible for the planet to reach climate neutrality in the second half of this century – the only way to avoid irreversible damage, scientists warn.

OPINION: Addressing Climate Change Requires Real Solutions, Not Blind Faith in the Magic of Markets

Monday, December 08, 2014

BRISBANE, Dic 08 (IPS) - Norwegians know something of life in a climate change world. Migratory birds arrive earlier in spring, trees come into leaf before previously expected, and palsa mires (wetlands) are being lost as permafrost thaws.

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