ecosystems

Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: nature, nature-based solutions, resilience, ecosystems, adaptation, forests
Nature-based solutions: An underused toolbox for enhancing climate resilience Luc Bas from IUCN’s European Regional Office highlights the benefits of ecosystem-based approaches for both mitigation ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: typhoon Hagupit, typhoon Haiyan, natural disasters, resilience, loss and damage, Africa, COP20, UNFCCC, Philippines, mountains, ecosystems, urbanisation, culture, water, biodiversity
Reflections from COP20, Day 10 Atayi Babs from the Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change reflects on the COP20 demonstrations of solidarity with the people of the Philippines following Typhoon ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / Reflections
Tags: typhoon Hagupit, typhoon Haiyan, natural disasters, resilience, loss and damage, Africa, COP20, UNFCCC, Philippines, mountains, ecosystems, urbanisation, culture, water, biodiversity
Reflections from COP20, Day 10 Atayi Babs, Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change Upon entering the COP20 conference venue on Wednesday, I was met by over one hundred delegates from countries ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: water security, ecosystems, infrastructure, resilience, climate adaptation, agriculture, food security
Protecting our liquid assets International Water Management Institute’s Peter McCornick discusses the impacts of climate change on water, in the context of agriculture and food security, and presents ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: carbon capture and storage, UNFCCC, COP20, ecosystems, coral reefs, IPCC
UNFCCC is a death sentence for coral reefs and low islands: The down to earth solution to reverse climate change Thomas J. Goreau from the Global Coral Reef Alliance issues a warning to participants ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: mountains, biodiversity, water security, ecosystems, glaciers, climate change, Andes, Himalaya
...  The Quelccaya ice cap in Peru showing the retreat of the ice tongue in 2000, where the closest shore of the lake shows how far this ice extended in 1978. Ice and water are defining ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: mountains, ecosystems, partnership, collaboration, COP20, resilience
Mountaineers, sustainable development and climate change: connecting the dots towards a common interest Carolina Adler from the Mountain Protection Commission of the International Mountaineering and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 23 July 2010 / Blog
Tags: security, climate change, ecosystems, water, destabilise, Middle East, Afghanistan, Kabul, MoD, Taliban, United Kingdom, government, terrorism, humanitarian disaster
The issue of security and climate change has, so far, largely slipped under the radar of the mainstream media and the general public. The reasons for this are legitimate. Climate change has so many ... [ +++ ]