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Antalya, Turkey, December 14, 2013 – The groundbreaking Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) today agreed to develop a set of assessments on pollination and food production, land degradation and invasive species aimed at providing policymakers with the tools to tackle pressing environmental challenges. Around 400 delegates from over 100 governments, scientific organizations, civil society and the private sector, attended the second meeting of the Platform in Antalya,... »
The severe cyclonic storm ‘Madi’ over Bay of Bengal has weakened into a cyclonic storm and is likely to weaken further, an official said here on Wednesday. The cyclonic storm “MADI” over Westcentral Bay and adjoining Southwest Bay moved southwestwards, weakened into a deep depression over the same area and was centred at 11,0600 UTC within half a degree lat 14.0°North and long 84.0 East. It is likely to weaken... »
DHAKA, Dec 09, 2013 (BSS) – The very severe cyclonic storm ‘Madi’ over Southwest Bay and adjoining West Central Bay moved slightly northwards and now lies over West central Bay and adjoining Southwest Bay. It was centred at 6 am today about 1245 kms Southwest of Chittagong port, 1185 kms Southwest of Cox’s Bazar port and 1110 kms South-Southwest of Mongla port, said a Met office bulletin. It is likely... »
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... »
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... »
(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... »
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... »
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... »
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... »
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... »