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  1. Women Affected by Gender-Biased Climate Change Deserve Justice

    - Inter Press Service

    BULAWAYO, Apr 11 (IPS) - While research into the unequal impacts of climate change on women is growing, more is needed to enable them to realize their rights to climate justice.

  2. The US Must Address More Than LNG To Mitigate Climate Change

    - Inter Press Service

    WASHINGTON DC, Apr 10 (IPS) - Earlier this year, the Biden administration paused action on pending approvals for U.S. liquefied natural gas exports to countries without a U.S. free-trade agreement, with President Biden citing ”the urgency of the climate crisis.” The decision was hailed by climate activists and criticized by oil and gas industry representatives.

  3. To Mitigate Climate Change Associated Disasters That Impact the Agricultural Sector - Launch Multipronged Efforts

    - Inter Press Service

    URBANA, Illinois, US, Apr 10 (IPS) - Recently, the United Nations in collaboration and the World Meteorological Organization released a report that highlighted the impacts of climate change including on agriculture.

  4. Carbon Markets Biased, Distorted, Undermined

    - Inter Press Service

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Apr 09 (IPS) - Carbon dioxide emission taxes, prices and markets have been touted as key to stopping global heating. However, carbon markets have failed mainly because they favour the rich and powerful.

  5. Following Asian Countries’ Leads, Climate Action Opportunity for Developing Nations

    - Inter Press Service

    OSLO, Norway, Apr 06 (IPS) - In the deserts of Gujarat, something remarkable is happening. On my recent visit i saw hundreds of trucks moving under the warm Indian sun. Thousands of hardworking young people from all corners of Bharat, as Indians now often call their nation, are turning around the previously empty and harsh landscape.

  6. Social Protection, a Key Solution for Directing Climate Finance To Poor Small-Scale Farmers

    - Inter Press Service

    ROME, Apr 05 (IPS) - Climate change is exacerbating inequalities between and within countries, disproportionately affecting poor households in rural areas. In fact, we know that more than half of the resources of the poor – a large part of whom are small-scale farmers - are lost due to climatic hazards. This has negative impacts on the incomes of these people and their ability to meet their essential needs, including food.

  7. No Turning a Blind Eye to Protection of Dominican Republic's Natural Resources, Says Environment Minister

    - Inter Press Service

    STOCKHOLM, Apr 04 (IPS) - In 2020, general elections were held in the Dominican Republic. This took place while the COVID pandemic was becoming an increasingly serious threat, causing severe social and economic disruption. The elections were two months late as a result of the initial chaos COVID caused. The governing Dominican Liberation Party’s 16-year rule ended after the Modern Revolutionary Party’s candidate, Luis Abinader, received a majority of the votes. Elections are now scheduled for May 19 this year and IPS took the opportunity to ask Miguel Ceara Hatton, the country’s Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, how he perceived the past four years' efforts to mitigate a global crisis that now threatens us all, namely climate change and environmental degradation.

  8. Can Preserving Goa’s Khazans Address Climate Threats?

    - Inter Press Service

    SYDNEY, Apr 04 (IPS) - Growing up in a khazan ecosystem, the traditional agricultural practice followed in the south-western Indian state of Goa, Elsa Fernandes would love sitting in a koddoa woven bamboo structure for storing paddy. Her family members would pour paddy around her and with the growing pile, she would rise to the top and then jump down with joy.

  9. Taking Charge: Three Actions to Help Combat Climate Change and Save Amazonia

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Apr 04 (IPS) - Climate change is the defining crisis of our time––it is the ultimate equalizer from which no one is immune. The Earth's ecosystems are on the brink of collapsethreatening biodiversity and human societies in unprecedented ways at a global scale.

  10. The world is bigger than 5

    - Inter Press Service

    PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, Apr 03 (IPS) - Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, PhD, Former President of the Republic of MauritiusThe title of this piece is not my words.

    It’s from the President of Turkey calling for a reform of the United Nations Security Council.

    It has since become a motto in the UN reform campaign encapsulating the shared resentment at a global system that gives the five Permanent members – The P5 of the UN Security Council – the United States, France, Britain, China and Russia – unfair and often destructive veto powers that undermines the very ideals for which the UN was established.

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