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Q&A: Why Kyoto’s Clean Development Mechanism is at a Crossroads

Thursday, December 04, 2014

LIMA, Dic 04 (IPS) - The U.N. mechanism for supporting carbon emissions projects in developing countries – the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) – is in crisis as a result of a dramatic slump in the prices being paid for carbon credits.

OPINION: To Conserve Arctic Species, Take Action in Africa

Thursday, December 04, 2014

BONN, Dic 04 (IPS) - So great are the contrasts between the frozen empty expanses of the far north and Africa's baking deserts, steamy rain forests and savannahs that any direct connections between the two seem far-fetched - if they indeed exist at all.

Climate and Post-2015 Development Agenda Talks Share the Same Path

Thursday, December 04, 2014

LIMA, Dic 04 (IPS) - The international community's post-2015 development agenda will depend, in key aspects, on whether the delegates of 195 countries meeting now at the climate summit in the Peruvian capital reach an agreement to reduce global warming, since climate change affects all human activity.

Climate Finance Flowing, But for Many, the Well Remains Dry

Thursday, December 04, 2014

LIMA, Dic 04 (IPS) - For more than 10 years, Mildred Crawford has been "a voice in the wilderness" crying out on behalf of rural women in agriculture.

OPINION: Japan's Misuse of Climate Funds for Dirty Coal Plants Exposed

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

LIMA, Dic 03 (IPS) - World governments gathered in Lima, Peru for the latest round of U.N. climate negotiations should have finance on their mind.

Native Villagers in Honduras Bet on Food Security – and Win

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

VICTORIA, Honduras, Dic 03 (IPS) - The town's dynamic mayor, Sandro Martínez, assumed the commitment of turning the Honduran municipality of Victoria into a model of food and nutritional security and environmental protection by means of municipal public policies based on broad social and community participation and international development aid.

Will Rollout of Green Technologies Get a Boost at Lima Climate Summit?

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

LIMA, Dic 02 (IPS) - The road towards a green economy is paved with both reward and risk, and policymakers must seek to balance these out if the transition to low-carbon fuel sources is to succeed on the required scale, climate experts say.

First Phase of Global Fracking Expansion: Ensuring Friendly Legislation

Monday, December 01, 2014

WASHINGTON, Dic 01 (IPS) - Multinational oil and gas companies are engaged in a quiet but broad attempt to prepare the groundwork for a significant global expansion of shale gas development, according to a study released Monday.

OPINION: Climate Justice Is the Only Way to Solve Our Climate Crisis

Monday, December 01, 2014

LIMA, Dic 01 (IPS) - In November, the world's top climate scientists issued their latest warning that the climate crisis is rapidly worsening on a number of fronts, and that we must stop our climate-polluting way of producing energy if we are to stand a chance of avoiding the worst impacts of climate change.

Illegal Logging Wreaking Havoc on Impoverished Rural Communities

Monday, December 01, 2014

SYDNEY, Dic 01 (IPS) - Rampant unsustainable logging in the southwest Pacific Island states of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, where the majority of land is covered in tropical rainforest, is worsening hardship, human insecurity and conflict in rural communities.

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