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How Mobility Can Solve India’s Perennial Water Shortage

Feb 7th, 2014 | By
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Global climate change, growing population and limited sources of supply have put effective water management on a high priority for governments across the globe. For effective water management, it is important to be able to capture, organize, analyze and report data meaningfully. Only with reliable data can planners identify ways and means to streamline the

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Farmers Apply Change in Climate Technology to Farm

Jan 22nd, 2014 | By




Some small holder farmers in five communities in the Savelugu Nanton Municipality have adapted to climate change effects such as low rains, often resulted in low crop yields. Some of the farmers explained that although the area recorded low rains in the last farming season, their yield increased by 100 per cent due to the

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Water Wheel to Ease Burden on Women

Dec 29th, 2013 | By
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The Guardian: Girls and women carrying plastic jerry cans of water on their heads is a common sight in rural areas of poor countries. The WaterWheel eases that burden by storing water in a round 50-litre container that doubles as a wheel. Designed after consultations with villagers in the dry northern Indian state of Rajasthan, the WaterWheel is made from

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Vasant Vihar’s Biodiversity Park: From Wasteland to Paradise in Ten Years

Dec 27th, 2013 | By
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Daily Mail: From a barren piece of land in 2004 to a lush-green sanctuary hosting birds, mammals, reptiles, rare ayurvedic plants, butterflies and other insects, the Aravalli Biodiversity Park is the most incredible ecological transformation that Delhi has seen so far. Spread across 692 acres of land, the park in Vasant Vihar is currently hosting 20

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Colombian Sisal Growers Weave a More Climate-Resilient Future

Dec 16th, 2013 | By
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Thomson Reuters Foundation: The house in Piedra Gorda is like Arachne’s workshop, straight from the Greek myth. Each family member is engaged in some part of the weaving process: combing out tangles from the fresh fibres, spinning the string, winding the shuttles, or manning the giant loom itself. The operator’s feet pump up and down as

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Here Comes The Sun: Ladakh Embraces Solar Energy

Dec 12th, 2013 | By
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The Third Pole: Solar panels glitter in the sun atop virtually every roof in Leh, the capital of India’s Ladakh region in the Hindu Kush Himalayas. Leh gets more than 320 clear sunny days in a year and is poised to be the country’s solar energy leader as its people happily embrace the cleaner, cheaper energy

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Following Tradition: Top Examples of Indigenous Knowledge Preserving Biodiversity, Ecosystem Service

Dec 10th, 2013 | By
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With the planet losing species 100 to 1,000 times faster than the natural extinction rate, international experts assembling for high-level global biodiversity meetings say knowledge co-production with indigenous peoples has growing importance. Indeed, they note, processes that merge multiple sources and types of knowledge already help manage challenges as diverse as wildfires and animal herds.

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Scientific Advice Improved Outcome Of UN Climate Talks

Sep 9th, 2013 | By
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UN climate change policy negotiators need more access to expert advice on new technologies such as carbon storage and geoengineering, according to an expert whose study found that providing scientific information to negotiators before debates resulted in more productive discussions. The paper, published in Energy Procedia last month (5 August), says that the annual Conferences

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Sustainable Tourism Strategy In Carpathians

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By
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MP: The development of a strategy focusing on sustainable tourism development is under way in the countries of the Carpathian Mountains – the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Ukraine. Consultations are planned with representatives from governments, tourism agencies and NGOs along with a series of stakeholder meetings and national consultations and 14

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Watch The Weather To Know The Climate

May 30th, 2013 | By
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CNN: Leading climate scientist highlights the importance of regional data in understanding the effects of global climate change. If you want to know how climate change is going to affect us you really need to see what the weather is doing, a leading British climate scientist has told Climate News Network. The scientist is Martin

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Century-Old Science Helps Confirm Global Warming

May 27th, 2013 | By
Drawing of the HMS Challenger survey vessel preparing to measure ocean temperatures by lowering thermometers deep into the ocean on ropes in 1872. A new NASA and University of Tasmania study combined the ship's 135-plus-year-old measurements of ocean temperatures with modern observations to get a picture of how the world's ocean has changed since the Challenger's voyage. The research reveals that warming of Earth can be clearly detected since 1873, with the ocean absorbing the majority of the heat. Image credit: NOAA




NASA: A new NASA and university analysis of ocean data collected more than 135 years ago by the crew of the HMS Challenger oceanographic expedition provides further confirmation that human activities have warmed our planet over the past century. Researchers from the University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay, Australia; and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.,

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Global Climate Time Bomb Will Go Off By 2040

May 23rd, 2013 | By
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Bellona: The upcoming fifth climate change report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is believed to reveal new, and gruesome, scientific data: Natural and anthropogenic factors contributing to global climate change will escalate in the 2040s, causing ever more devastating effects on the planet. The “climate time bomb” is set to go off

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How Do You Explain Climate Change To A Taxi Driver?

May 16th, 2013 | By
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BBC: “How do you explain climate change to a taxi driver?” This was our question to a panel of international journalists, as we led the opening session of the second annual climate communications day at the UN climate change talks in Doha. It wasn’t a gimmick. We genuinely want to know. Our research for BBC

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South American Climate Change Think-Tank Launched

May 13th, 2013 | By
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South America has got its first think-tank aimed at providing climate change knowledge to decision-makers to help them design tools tailored to local needs. The Regional Centre for Climate Change and Decision-Making was launched earlier this year (19 March) in Montevideo, Uruguay, where it will have its headquarters and where it is organising its first

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How to Create a Miniature Garden

Apr 14th, 2013 | By
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‘Adaptation Ideas’ is a new series of Climate Himalaya. Here we will be showcasing a number of simple, practical and innovative ideas those could be adopted by individuals, communities and organizations for various environment friendly adaptive practices at home, offices and in public places. The purpose of this ongoing series is to disseminate and communicate

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Indonesia Identifies Strategic Learning Priorities to Address Climate Change

Mar 28th, 2013 | By
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OneUNTSP: The National Council on Climate Change (DNPI) of the Government of Indonesia held a workshop on 14 February 2013 with over 62 participants representing 15 government ministries and agencies, 7 UN agencies (UNESCO, FAO, ILO, WHO, UNORCID, UNEP, UNITAR), the UN Resident Coordinator (RC) Office, 3 universities (University of Indonesia, University of Sriwijaya, Bandung

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Denmark Tops First-Of-Its-Kind Global Cleantech Innovation Index

Mar 25th, 2013 | By
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WWF: Denmark, followed by Israel, Sweden, Finland and the US provide the best conditions today for clean technology start-up creation, with companies in the Asia Pacific region following closely behind when it comes to commercial success, the first Global Cleantech Innovation Index shows. In Coming Clean: The Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2012, Cleantech Group and

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Is Climate Change Really A Business Opportunity?

Mar 6th, 2013 | By
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Green Biz: When writing anything about climate change — and particularly about climate risk — I often hear back about the need to mention “opportunities.” The same goes for sustainability. Apparently, the only risks we can hope to manage, and the only things we should consider “sustainable” from a business perspective, are things that make or save companies money.

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Year Of Quinoa’ With Focus On World Nutrition

Feb 21st, 2013 | By
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UN News Centre: Top officials from the United Nations and the Andean community of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru today launched the ‘International Year of Quinoa’ to raise awareness of the nutritional, economic, environmental and cultural value of a food that has been traditionally cultivated for thousands of years. “I hope this International Year will

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Secret Funding Helped Build Vast Network Of Climate Denial Thinktanks

Feb 15th, 2013 | By
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Guardian: Anonymous billionaires donated $120m to more than 100 anti-climate groups working to discredit climate change science. Conservative billionaires used a secretive funding route to channel nearly $120m (£77m) to more than 100 groups casting doubt about the science behind climate change, the Guardian has learned. The funds, doled out between 2002 and 2010, helped

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Climate Change Impact on Cryosphere in Central Southern Himalaya (Nepal)

Feb 11th, 2013 | By
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MUW: With the aim of understanding the relation between climate and glacier dynamics, we analyse glacier changes from 1958 to 2011 and meteorological observations from 1992 to 2011, in Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, using satellite imagery, maps and insitu field measurements. Multi-temporal satellite products and topographic maps were used for glacier terminus, surface and

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Energy Innovation And Traditional Knowledge

Feb 7th, 2013 | By
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National Geographic: Widespread heatwaves. Spiking temperatures. Uncontrollable wildfires. Unforeseen floods. Oppressive droughts. These kinds of extreme events are becoming the norm and, according to a growing body of scientific literature, are obvious signs of ongoing climate change. This literature includes the “State of the Climate in 2011” report released by the United States’ National Climatic Data

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How China And Other ‘Emerging Nations’ Could Lead On Climate Change

Feb 4th, 2013 | By
A man kite skis on the frozen Songhua river in Harbin, January 2013. China is experiencing unusually low temperatures this winter. Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA




Guardian: A good overview of how, and why, China and other ‘emerging nations’ could lead the global effort to mitigate climate change. Could China and its fellow Brics nations lead the way on climate change? Brics nations have the means and motivation to create a climate agency that could act and research instead of just

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Strengthening Capacities For Climate Change Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystems

Jan 31st, 2013 | By
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ELLA: Over 50% of the world’s population depends directly or indirectly on mountain ecosystems, which are already being impacted by climate change. So how are Latin Americans that live in mountain areas strengthening their resilience to climate change? Mountains provide a broad range of environmental services including water, energy, soils and biodiversity, and are of

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Community Adaptation To Climate Change In Macedonia (Video)

Jan 21st, 2013 | By
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IFRC: In November 2012, the Macedonian Red Cross helped facilitate a group of community members and volunteers in Kriva Palanka, Macedonia, to produce a participatory video to highlight the Macedonian Red Cross undergoing work with communities on climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and preparedness.  The community producers conducted interviews in different mountain villages featuring

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Pachauri On Doha, IPCC Leaks And His Optimism

Jan 17th, 2013 | By
Helen Clark arrives at the launch of a joint China-India Country Study on Low Carbon Development with Dr. Rajendra Pachauri of India, chair of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, May 12, 2012 (Photo courtesy UNDP)




Alertnet: The international climate community suffered a rocky finish to 2012 with slow progress, lacklustre ambition and a leak of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) authoritative Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). At the centre of this is Dr Rajendra K. Pachauri, chair of the IPCC and director general of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). The

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The Climate Change Conundrum: What the Future Is Beginning tT Look Like For Wildlife

Jan 14th, 2013 | By
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Contributing Editor Dr. Jordan Schaul and distinguished wildlife biologist and professor Dr. Michael Hutchins discuss the current and anticipated impact of climate change on wildlife species around the globe in an exclusive Nat Geo News Watch interview. Jordan: In collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation, and Arizona State University scientists, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) recently

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World Bank Focuses On Climate Change In Hunt For Fresh Strategy

Jan 11th, 2013 | By
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Bloomberg: The World Bank can make a difference in areas such as climate change, education and health, President Jim Yong Kim said, as he crafts a strategy for the poverty- fighting lender. Having spent his first six months in the job listening to the staff and board of directors, Kim said he is taking steps

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Climate Model Forecast Is Revised

Jan 10th, 2013 | By
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BBC: The UK Met Office has revised one of its forecasts for how much the world may warm in the next few years. It says the average temperature is likely to be 0.43 C above the long-term average by 2017, as opposed to an earlier forecast suggesting a difference of 0.54C. The explanation is that

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Adapt or Die: Why The Environmental Buzzword Of 2013 Will Be Resilience

Jan 9th, 2013 | By
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TIME: Journalists and politicians have short memories. Just two months ago, Superstorm Sandy was everywhere on the news. And it wasn’t just weather porn — there was serious debate about the impact climate change had on the storm, and about the now-obvious need to prepare cities for worse to come. Bloomberg Businessweek put it on the

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2013 Smart Guide: Arctic Melt Will Spark Weird Weather

Jan 8th, 2013 | By
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New Scientist: Melting, rather than warming, is likely to be the big climate issue of 2013. Predictions that a major El Niño warming event – and the coming solar maximum – would help make next year the warmest on record now seem wide of the mark. All eyes will probably be on the Arctic instead.

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Climate Change May Have Spurred Human Evolution

Jan 8th, 2013 | By
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Scientific American: A record of changing climate in the Olduvai Gorge suggests early humans had to adapt to shifting ecosystems. An ancient lake whose shores vacillated between lush forests and dry savannahs shows how the changing climate may have shaped humanity’s dawn in eastern Africa, according to new research. Scientists studying organic remains dating back

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Gross National Happiness Grades Well Being

Jan 3rd, 2013 | By
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The Star Phonix: I had an opportunity to chat with David Suzuki last fall, and after we had commiserated awhile about how bad everything is, he told me the thing that gives him the most hope. It was Bhutan’s efforts to develop using Gross Domestic Happiness as its measure of well-being. Most countries, including Canada,

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Crop Yields Stall In China, India

Jan 2nd, 2013 | By
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SciDev.net: China and India, the world’s two most populous countries, are beset by stagnation in the production of staples like rice, wheat, soybean and maize (corn), says a new study on crop yield growth. Based on statistics from around the world during the 1951– 2008 period, the study ‘Recent patterns of crop yield growth and

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Impact of Snow And Glacier Melt On Water: EU HighNoon Project

Jan 2nd, 2013 | By
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Impact of snow and glacier melt on the water security of users of the Ganges, India Ewout Zwolsman, an MSc student from Wageningen University, assessed for the HighNoon project the contribution of snow- and ice melt to the water demand in the Ganges basin as part of his final Masters thesis. The first challenge was

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Will US Move Forward To Address Climate Change Concerns?

Jan 2nd, 2013 | By
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Forbes India: The richer world is no longer in charge, says Richard Muller. And the issue is not blame; it is to find a practical solution In the US Presidential debates, zero minutes were spent discussing climate change and global warming. The issue is no longer a high concern among the US population; perhaps not

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Climate Data ‘Has Helped African Farmers Boost Production’

Dec 28th, 2012 | By
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SciDev.Net: Farming communities in Africa are benefitting from an exchange programme to improve access to, and understanding of, climate science, according to a report presented at a seminar. The seminar, held in in Dakar, Senegal, last month (20–21 November), discussed the results of the programme — which encompassed two demonstration studies in Kenya and Senegal —

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In Perspective: A Fatal Gap Between Science And Policy?

Dec 21st, 2012 | By
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Scidev.net: Journalists can help the developed world take responsibility for climate change by making it relevant to readers’ lives, says David Dickson. A little more than 30 years ago, a major UN conference on science and technology for development held in Vienna, Austria, ended on an upbeat note with an agreement in principle to set

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Nature Climate Change: Action By 2020 Key For Limiting Climate Change

Dec 20th, 2012 | By
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IIASA: Limiting climate change to target levels will become much more difficult to achieve, and more expensive, if action is not taken soon, according to a new analysis from IIASA, ETH Zurich, and NCAR. A new paper published today in Nature Climate Change  explores technological, policy, and social changes that would need to take place

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Climate change will mean more malnourished children, experts warn

Dec 19th, 2012 | By
Extreme events, such as this year's drought in the US, could contribute to food prices more than doubling. Photograph: John Sommers/Reuters




Guardian: Food prices set to more than double if climate change not checked and developing countries not helped to adapt farming. Food prices will more than double and the number of malnourished children spiral if climate change is not checked and developing countries are not helped to adapt their farming, food and water experts warned

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Extreme Weather More Persuasive On Climate Change Than Scientists

Dec 17th, 2012 | By
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Guardian: AP poll shows that events like superstorm Sandy are succeeding with climate sceptics where scientists have been failing. As one of the Marx brothers famously said: who do you believe, me or your own eyes? Climate sceptics, it turns out, are much more likely to believe direct evidence of a changing climate in the

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1990 IPCC Report Successfully Predicted Warming, New Study Shows

Dec 11th, 2012 | By
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Huffingtonpost: Time has proven that even 22 years ago climate scientists understood the dynamics behind global warming well enough to accurately predict warming, says an analysis that compares predictions in 1990 with 20 years of temperature records. After an adjustment to account for natural fluctuations, the predictions and the observed increases matched up, the current

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Polluters and Beggars’ at Climate Change Talks in Doha

Dec 11th, 2012 | By
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Huffingtonpost: During a public event at the United Nations climate change conference in Doha, India’s veteran environmentalist Sunita Narain told a senior negotiator from India, “The Indian government should take a principled stand and walk out of the Doha climate talks if equity is not made a part of the deal.” On the same evening,

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Eco Talks Enter New Round In UN Climate Conference

Dec 4th, 2012 | By
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CoP18: Second week of COP18/CMP8 begins with talk of progress and calls for pledges. A thumbs up by top officials on the progress so far at COP18/CMP8, an ambitious Qatari recycling programme in the world of sport and a small and colourful demonstration by tax activists were some of the highlights of the eighth day

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Arab World To Share Unique Perspective On Climate Change

Nov 29th, 2012 | By
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CoP18: Hikma’ sessions discuss traditional methods of societies in extreme climates. While climate change is a relatively modern phenomenon for much of the world, people living in Arab regions have coped with similar conditions for thousands of years. COP18/CMP8 Doha, which will be the first time that the annual climate change conference has been held

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Early Warning Of Disasters: Facts And Figures

Nov 26th, 2012 | By
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Scidev.net: Lucy Pearson looks at early warning systems for disasters, their uses and limits, and what accounts for the gap between warning and action. Through history disasters have destroyed lives and livelihoods, killing people and damaging homes and businesses. Disasters in the past 35 years have taken an estimated 2.5 million lives and cost more

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Climate Change: Believing and Seeing Implies Adapting

Nov 23rd, 2012 | By
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ScienceDaily: To communicate climate change and adaptation to stakeholders such as European forest owners is a challenge. A capacity to adapt to climate change has, until now, mainly been understood as how trees and forest ecosystems can adapt to climate change and which socio-economic factors determine the implementation of adaptive measures. The new study lead

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The Latest Predictions On Climate Change Should Shock Us Into Action

Nov 21st, 2012 | By
A villager walks next to a dried Amrapur branch canal near Santalpur village in the western Indian state of Gujarat. Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters




Guardian: A world four degrees warmer could be too hot to handle, but the exciting prospect of low-carbon living could stop it happening. The question about climate change is no longer whether it is real. The question is what the world is going to look like for our children as they grow up. I have

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UNDP: Doha Talks Could Help Avert Climate Disaster

Nov 16th, 2012 | By
Helen Clark arrives at the launch of a joint China-India Country Study on Low Carbon Development with Dr. Rajendra Pachauri of India, chair of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, May 12, 2012 (Photo courtesy UNDP)




Environment News Service: “The devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy in the United States and the Caribbean in recent weeks reminds us how destructive extreme and volatile weather can be. The costs of inaction are increasingly clear to all, as extreme weather inflicts loss of life and livelihoods and the destruction of property and infrastructure on

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Climate Change Could Hit Crops Far Worse Than Thought

Nov 8th, 2012 | By
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Scidevnet: The impact of climate changeon key food crops in Africa and South Asia may be much worse than previously estimated — with reductions of up to 40 per cent by the 2080s — according to a study, which synthesised results from related studies published over the last 20 years. It also identified “major gaps

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Climate Services’ Go Global

Nov 6th, 2012 | By
Predicting the onset of rain in Africa is one of a growing number of 'climate services' on offer.

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Nature: UN meteorological body approves framework for managing climate predictions. An international framework for providing information about how Earth’s climate will affect everything from health to disaster planning is set to bring order to an area that has given some scientists cause for concern. The field of ‘climate services’ has boomed in recent years, with

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Nepal To Share Micro Hydel Skills In Region

Nov 5th, 2012 | By
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Ekantipur: The Nepali expertise in developing micro-hydropower projects to help rural communities meet their energy demands will soon be imparted to other countries in the region and beyond. Experts with the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), under the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology, will be offering technical assistance and training in developing micro-hydropower projects

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Communication Of The Role Of Natural Variability In Future North American Climate

Nov 5th, 2012 | By
December–January–February (DJF) temperature trends during 2005–2060. Top panel shows the average of the 40 model runs (all values are statistically significantly different from zero at the 5% confidence level); middle and bottom panels show the model runs with the largest and smallest trends for the contiguous United States as a whole, respectively. b, DJF temperature anomaly time series for selected cities (marked by open circles in the left panels), the contiguous United States and the globe (land areas only). Black curves show observed records from 1910 to 2008 (minus the long-term mean); red and blue curves show model projections for 2005–2060 from the realizations with the largest and smallest future trends, respectively, for each location or region. Dashed red and blue lines show the best-fit linear trends to the red and blue curves, respectively. For visual clarity, the model projections are matched to observations averaged over their common period of record 2005–2008. Thus, projected values at the end of the simulation (2060) should be regarded in relative terms (see Supplementary Information). c, Distribution of projected DJF temperature trends (2005–2060) across the 40 ensemble members at the locations shown in panel b.




Nature: As climate models improve, decision-makers’ expectations for accurate climate predictions are growing. Natural climate variability, however, poses inherent limits to climate predictability and the related goal of adaptation guidance in many places, as illustrated here for North America. Other locations with low natural variability show a more predictable future in which anthropogenic forcing can

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A Future Without Potatoes: Will Climate Change Force Us To Change What We Eat?

Nov 5th, 2012 | By
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TIME: The United Nations committee on world food security has issued an alarming new report on the impact of global warming: we may have to stop eating potatoes and get used to bananas instead. Based on research by the CGIAR agricultural partnership, the committee published a policy briefing this October explaining that given the diverse impacts

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Teaching Climate Change, Recycling And Natural Resources: Ideas And Activities

Oct 30th, 2012 | By
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Guardian: Emma Drury delves into the Guardian Teacher Network resource bank goody bag to deliver some eco lesson treats. Coming back after the half-term break attentions will soon start to focus on the inevitable excesses of Christmas – parties, presents and food. So it’s an ideal time to look at how, as individuals, schools and

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New Business Model Offers Fresh Approach for Valuing Nature

Oct 29th, 2012 | By
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Conservation International: Over the past few years, CI [Conservation International] has had the good fortune to work with — and ultimately bring onto our board — natural capital thought leader Pavan Sukhdev. Our relationship with Pavan initially centered around his efforts as lead author on “The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)” study, but has

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Climate Change Challenges For Hong Kong: An Agenda For Adaptation

Oct 19th, 2012 | By
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CSR Asia: Climate change is inevitable and therefore there is a need to examine adaptation measures that can manage the challenges presented by changes in the climate that we will experience in Hong Kong. Climate change will mean that Hong Kong will experience a warmer climate, at times with significantly more rainfall but will also

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Land Use, Climate Change Adaptation And Indigenous Peoples

Oct 11th, 2012 | By
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Energy Bulletin: For indigenous peoples, resilience is rooted in traditional knowledge, as their capacity to adapt to environmental change is based first and foremost on in-depth understanding of the land. As climate change increasingly impacts indigenous landscapes, communities are responding and adapting in unique ways. In a recent statement to the Conference of Parties to

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Environmentally Correct: Nepal

Oct 11th, 2012 | By
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My Republica: It has taken some steps, but Nepal has a long way to go to address climate change Climate change has increasingly been understood as a real threat to human life and our support system. In the late 1970s, climate change discussions were the main focus of the scientific community. After 30 years, people

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How To Relate Climate Extremes To Climate Change

Sep 27th, 2012 | By
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Think Progress: The answer to the oft-asked question of whether an event is caused by climate change is that it is the wrong question. All weather events are affected by climate change because the environment in which they occur is warmer and moister than it used to be…. The air is on average warmer and

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