UN Climate Change Conference

What's Fair About Disability, Rationing Health Care, Ageing and Overpopulation?

Interview by Richard Marshall.<p>‘<i>Policies have winners and losers; some people usually have to suffer a loss or forgo a gain, but hopefully there are</i> …

British Philosophy

Column: Why Tillerson’s departure is bad for U.S. climate change policy

How will Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's departure impact U.S. climate change policy?

Clean Technology

World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit Takes Place in April

The WTTC event in Buenos Aires will focus on leadership, biometrics, crisis management and sustainable growth.


UNDP highlights importance of data collection and sharing at Second National Communication to the UNFCCC board meeting | UNDP in Timor Leste

The third project board meeting of Timor-Leste’s Second National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) …

East Timor

The new German government’s end-run around Trump shows how old allies are hedging their bets

<i>Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ foreign policy doctrine has raised eyebrows in capitals across the world.</i> <b>Peter Finn</b> <i>and</i> <b>Robert Ledger</b> <i>look at what</i> …


Nigeria:FAO Partners Govt to Upscale Forest Inventory in 36 States, FCT

[Leadership] The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has commenced process to upscale forest inventory in collaboration with the Federal …


U.S. government sued after failing to submit climate change report | Reuters

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An environmental advocacy group sued the U.S. government on Tuesday for failing to release records that could show why it has not filed a report required under a global climate compact.<p>The Paris accord obligates the United States to submit a report every two …


End Patriarchal Laws Blocking Gender Equality, Forge Strong Partnerships for Rural Development, Speakers Stress as Women’s Commission Continues Session | Meetings Coverage and Press Releases

Eradicating patriarchal laws and forging strong partnerships across all sectors of society were key to removing barriers blocking progress on gender …

Dominican Republic

India attempts to take pole position in the world’s clean-energy transformation

On Sunday, March 11, the heads of around 40 countries landed in India for the first official summit of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), a non-profit treaty-based group of 121 countries promoting the use of solar energy.<p>They put their heads together to discuss the ISA’s goal of making solar …


United Nations Climate Change Head Wants Donald Trump Back in the Paris Agreement

The head of the United Nations body charged with addressing global warming wants to work with the Trump administration to bring the U.S. back into …


Investing in Youth: IAEA, International Youth Nuclear Congress Sign Agreement

To motivate young people to study and opt for careers in nuclear science and technology, the IAEA and the International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC) …

United Nations

India and France Strengthen Joint Commitments to Renewable Energy

As the International Solar Alliance (ISA) kicked off its founding conference in New Delhi this past weekend, India and France publicly reaffirmed …


Lecture by Prof Rob Deconto: The Paris Climate Agreement and Future Sea-Level Rise from Antarctica

<b>Professor Rob Deconto, University of Massachusetts-Amherst</b><p>The Paris Climate Agreement and Future Sea-Level Rise from Antarctica<br>Monday, March …

Climate Change

Spiritual steps to save a material world

Ven Mae Chee Sansanee Sthirasuta. Warinkorn Plumejit<p>'She misses you. She misses the way you used to think about her, and she wants that to return." …

United Nations

COP23: Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples’ Platform

Indigenous Peoples from around the world gathered in Bonn, Germany to make their voices heard at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the …

Indigenous Peoples

The International Solar Alliance: India’s Own ‘OPEC’ Of Future

Modi dreamt big on ISA and delivered.


‘The fight for the environment is above all a political one’, says Emmanuel Macron

A look at the French President’s views on climate change denial as he visits India to co-chair the founding conference of the International Solar …


PM for concessional financing of solar projects

New Delhi, Mar 11 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for concessional financing and less-risky funds for solar projects to raise the …

Renewable Energy

New 'cli-fi' anthology brings Canadian visions of future climate crisis

A woman waits in line to get her water ration. She hasn’t had a sip of water in nearly three days. Her mouth is parched; she stumbles as she waits …


How to Green Malaysian Electricity

Malaysia continues to be one of the biggest greenhouse gas emitters in ASEAN. What can Kuala Lumpur do?


Indigenous Amazonian Women: Defending Mother Earth

On March 21, 2016, International Women’s Day, an Amazonian women’s alliance was born when Indigenous women from seven nationalities— Kichwa, Sápara, …

Indigenous Peoples

The Next Phase of Finance by Bertrand Badré

WASHINGTON, DC – The decade since the global financial crisis has been tumultuous, to say the least. True, no great war has erupted, and we have more …


Ethiopia:International Economic Significance of Ethiopia's Climate Resilient Green Economy Strategy

[Ethiopian Herald] Among the multifaceted achievements of the country, the year 2011 marked as nodal point in Ethiopia's economic development …


The Carbon Brief Profile: Brazil

<i>In the first of a new series explaining how key emitters are positioned to tackle climate change, Carbon Brief sets out Brazil’s key policy</i> …


Lora Iannotti on livestock and animal-source foods at Berlin’s Global Forum for Food and Agriculture

<i>Lora Iannotti, associate dean for public health at the Brown School at Washington University, in St Louis, Missouri, at the Global Forum for Food and</i> …


The Key to Climate Change Adaptation

GIWPS hosted a conversation on integrating women’s participation into climate change adaptation on February 26 in conjunction with the Taipei …

Women's News

News Article: New tools for reporting on world’s forest resources launched

Aerial view of forests, Tatarstan Republic, Russia.<p><b>5 March 2018, Rome/Toluca</b> - FAO has launched today a new online platform for reporting on the …

Sustainable Development Goals

Mr. Michael R. Bloomberg of the United States of America - Special Envoy for Climate Action | United Nations Secretary-General

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Michael R. Bloomberg of the United States as his Special Envoy …


The Paris Climate Agreement is REALLY expensive... but it could end up saving us money

File photo of the ESB power station at Poolbeg in Dublin, in 2009.<p>Image: RollingNews.ie<p>File photo of the ESB power station at Poolbeg in Dublin, in …

News (Ireland)

Edmonton hosts international climate change conference

Mayors and experts from around the world are in Edmonton this week to discuss climate change.<p>Edmonton is hosting the first CitiesIPCC Cities and …