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Aboriginal Knowledge Could Unlock Climate Solutions

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

CAIRNS, Queensland, Dic 17 (IPS) - As a child growing up in Far North Queensland, William Clark Enoch would know the crabs were biting when certain trees blossomed, but now, at age 51, he is noticing visible changes in his environment such as frequent storms, soil erosion, salinity in fresh water and ocean acidification.

OPINION: How Shifting to the Cloud Can Unlock Innovation for Food and Farming

Saturday, December 13, 2014

LIMA, Dic 13 (IPS) - The digital revolution that is continuing to develop at lightening speed is an exciting new ally in our fight for global food security in the face of climate change.

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.

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 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.

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.

Only a Few Drops of Water at the Lima Climate Summit

Saturday, November 29, 2014

MEXICO CITY, Nov 29 (IPS) - Although it is one of the victims of global warming, water will not be given a place of importance at the COP20 climate change conference to be held Dec. 1-12 in Lima, Peru.

Women on the Edge of Land and Life

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

SUNDARBANS, India, Nov 26 (IPS) - November is the cruelest month for landless families in the Indian Sundarbans, the largest single block of tidal mangrove forest in the world lying primarily in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.

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