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a31thumb JOHANNESBURG/ WASHINGTON (December 3, 2013)—New research presents solutions to meet the world’s growing food needs, while advancing economic development and environmental sustainability. The analysis finds that the world will need 70 percent more food, as measured by calories, in order to feed a global population of 9.6 billion people in 2050. It is possible to close the food gap, while creating a more productive and healthy environment through improvements in... »
a32thumb Dhaka, 30th November 2013: Today 8 climate focused civil society networks in a press conference urge the government to work out the future climate action plan with own resource and capacity as the latest CoP-19 outcome has seriously undermined the interest of LDC and CVC (Climate Victim Countries) in facing climate changed present and future negative impact. The press conference titled “CoP-19 outcome: Interest of climate victim countries are really... »
a34thumb (Warsaw, 23 November 2013) The UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw ended on Saturday, keeping governments on a track towards a universal climate agreement in 2015 and including significant new decisions that will cut emissions from deforestation and on loss and damage. “Warsaw has set a pathway for governments to work on a draft text of a new universal climate agreement so it appears on the table at the next... »
a33thumb WARSAW, POLAND – Today – Global civil society vowed to redouble their efforts to raise the alarm bell on the failure of governments to confront the planetary emergency of climate change as the UN Climate Summit closed twenty-four hours behind schedule. “Civil society walked out on mass of the Warsaw climate talks to highlight that fossil fuel industry lobbyists have too many governments in their pockets – those lobbyists would... »
a38thumb Avik Roy: One week is over at the 19th session of the Conference of Parties here at Warsaw. One whole week of that precious and much-hyped two-week long annual saga is told. The emotional plea of the Philippine delegation that had demanded greater action on climate change after the typhoon Haiyan fell on deaf ears at the Warsaw conference in the first week, even as the tales of misery, death... »
a8thumb WARSAW: As the annual international conference on climate change (CoP19) draws to a close in Warsaw today, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) criticized India and Saudi Arabia for blocking an agreement which could prevent the release of up to 100 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions by 2050. Parties came to Warsaw looking to take near term action on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), super greenhouse gases hundreds to thousands of... »
a37thumb Warsaw : 21st November 2013 Bangladeshi civil society on climate alliance namely BAPA, BIPNetCCBD, CCDF, CFGN, CSRL, CLEAN and EquityBD, have organized a press conference in the COP 19 in Warsaw National Stadium and condemned the attitude of rich counties especially of Australia, Canada and Japan who are blocking an agreement especially for an institutional arrangement in loss and damage. They urged global leaders to listen to the plights of... »
a36thumb Warsaw: 21 November 2013, The UN Climate Change secretariat launched a new partnership with the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) today to underscore the critical role Information and Communication Technology (ICT) plays in tackling climate change. Speaking Thursday evening at a special event at the UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw, Poland, senior government officials and influential corporate leaders from the ICT sector highlighted how the increased use of these technologies... »
a35thumb Warsaw, 21 November 2013 – One year after the 18th Climate Change Conference selected a consortium led by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) to host a facility to accelerate the development and transfer of climate-related technology and expertise to developing countries, the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is now officially open for business. The CTCN, the operational arm of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Technology Mechanism,... »
WASHINGTON, DC, November 8, 2013—The Global Environment Facility’s governing Council approved a $238 million for global environmental projects, including funding for a ground-breaking project to protect Russia’s big cats. The international gathering this week was highlighted by the announcement that the United States has signed and ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury, becoming the first country committed to the newest environmental convention eligible to receive GEF funding. U.S. Delegate Judith... »