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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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