Climate Change

Not sure what to bring to the NY Climate Summit? Just ask Denmark!

  Human Wrongs Watch By Kat Skeie* and Tarjei Haaland* – 16 September, 2014, Greenpeace – Climate change is back on the global political agenda. On September 23rd, world leaders from government, finance, business and civil society will convene for the New York Climate Summit hosted by…

Economic Growth Possible Even While Tackling Climate Change — Report

Human Wrongs Watch Just one week before a major climate summit opens at the United Nations, a new report released on 16 September 2014 by a commission of global leaders argues that major structural and technological changes in the world…

The Climate Marches On

By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan “Unjust laws exist.” So wrote Henry David Thoreau in his 1849 essay, “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience.” The naturalist and pacifist asked, “Shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor…

Bangladesh: crippling cost of Climate Change Adaptation

With 140 million inhabitants, Bangladesh is one of the world’s most populated countries. It is also one of the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Cyclones, floods and droughts have long been part of the country’s history but…

WHO Discuss on Climate Change”s Impact on Health

Geneva, May 20 (Prensa Latina) Climate change and its consequences were at the center of the plenary of the World Health Organization Assembly, which continues today its meetings in the Palais des Nations, chaired by Cuba. Several ministers and other…

White House Report Says Climate Change Having Immediate U.S. Impact, with Worse to Come

A new report warns human-driven climate change is having dramatic health, ecological and financial impacts across the United States. The White House’s “National Climate Assessment” is reportedly the largest, most comprehensive U.S.-focused climate change study ever produced. It details how…

Foretelling Devastating Impact, Will White House Climate Report Spark Action on Global Warming?

A new report warns human-driven climate change is having dramatic health, ecological and financial impacts across United States. The White House’s “National Climate Assessment” details how the consequences of climate change are hitting on several fronts — rising sea levels…

As Planet Warms, Clean Energy Investments Take a Dive

By Samuel Oakford for Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Apr 7 2014 (IPS) – Policy uncertainty and plummeting solar prices led to a 14-percent decrease in investment in renewable energy in 2013, according to a report released Monday. Investment fell…

Ominous Signs of Climate Change, Visible Everywhere… Act Now Before It Is Too Late!

From the tropics to the poles, from small islands to large continents, and from the poorest countries to the wealthiest, the ominous signs of climate change are profoundly visible, said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, calling for transformative collective action to tackle…

Climate Science’s Dire Warning: Humans Are Baking the Planet

The majority of the world is convinced that humans are changing the climate, for the worse. Now, evidence is mounting that paints just how grim a future we are making for ourselves and the planet. We will experience more extreme…

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