Posts Tagged ‘ Climate ’

Why Disaster Warning And Development Go Hand In Hand

Jan 18th, 2013 | By
Assam-flood-india-today2_thumb.jpg To engage people in early action we must understand their experience, behaviour and constraints, says disaster policy expert Andrew Collins. Disaster predictions have significant uncertainty that tends to undermine efforts to act on early warnings. In Bangladesh, for example, where there are extensive climatic hazards, people risk their lives by not taking refuge in

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Connecting Dots: Communicating Climate Science In Himalayas

Oct 12th, 2012 | By

Mountain Voice: In the series of Mountain Voice project the Climate Himalaya team interviewed Dr. David J Molden, Director General of International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD, Nepal) and discussed about the climate related issues in Himalayan region and about scientific communications and policy making processes. Climate Himalaya: Barring exceptions, it is business as

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India: Himachal carbon credit project to be replicated in other states

Oct 31st, 2011 | By
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Indian Express: After getting the Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project registered with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Himachal Pradesh has become the first state in India to implement the clean development mechanism (CDM) project. Under the project, world’s largest, the World Bank will buy carbon credits from the new forests being developed

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Models show ‘global-warming crisis’ not really coming

Aug 23rd, 2011 | By

OnenewsNow: New NASA satellite data reveals that computer models relied upon by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have been predicting too much global warming. These computer models helped to support the IPCC’s claims that humans are causing a global-warming crisis. But now, James Taylor, senior fellow for environmental policy at The Heartland

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Climate Action Needed Now More Than Ever!

Aug 22nd, 2011 | By

More than a year and a half after Greenpeace activists walked up the red carpet at state banquet where they opened a banner calling on world leaders to take urgent action to save the Copenhagen climate talks, eleven Greenpeace activists from eight countries appeared today in a Danish court, where they faced serious charges for

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