Global warming has resulted in genetic alternations among living beings
Melting to extinction
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (November 29, 2019)
Northern companies sign cheap, long-term leases for land with East African governments, hoping afforestation activities to be a part of the clean development mechanism (CDM). Cheap development, we
NGOs in glass houses
Northern NGOs should focus on getting their own countries to meet commitments, rather than coming up with unfair methods of reducing emissions in developing countries
Per capita emissions of nations should converge by 2050, says UK commission
The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution supports the Southern demand for equity in climate negotiations. Will the UK government adopt the recommendations?
Should fat cats guard the cream?
Industrialised countries want to monitor their own compliance to the Kyoto Protocol.
LULUCF: Will better science prevail?
Despite uncertainties, long drawn negotiations focus on sinks as an option for carbon mitigation.
Adaptation and Vulnerability: On the receiving end
Those least responsible for climate change are on the receiving end of most of its effects. The North has a responsibility to assist in adaptation.
Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released a report on Methodological and Technological Issues in Technology Transfer. While flawed this report will
Contracting texts to expand emissions
Southern proposals on equity mysteriously disappear
The infection that the South must avoid
Trading of Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs) under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will result in a disastrous situation for the South.
Global warming in an unequal world
The answer to the current dilemma in negotiations is to make emissions from every citizen of the world count equally
Negotiating the future
On the eve of the start of the CoP 6 negotiations a quick look at representation in the Hague
Impacts: The hare and the tortoise
While findings on the impacts of climate change get bleaker and bleaker, the negotiations still hobble along at a snail's pace.
Small country, big example
St. Lucia shows the way at a meeting of politicians and NGOs that was sponsored by the Global Commons Institute, GLOBE, CSE, Climate Network Africa, and Counterpart Europe
Good Governance: Who's carbon hypocrisy
Should financial institutions be asked to stop funding fossil fuel projects in developing countries?
Will the mother of all deals be on sinks?
At CoP deals are being made behind closed doors and there is suspicion that the mega-deal will be on sinks despite the fact that it may not make good "carbon-sense"
Consenting adults in a hot world
Since we are all humans, and all equal, the question comes down to whether in the process of climate negotiations we are going to act like a bunch of raucous kids or a group of consenting adults
Water bodies cannot be diverted for industries: Supreme Court
It is illegal to allow a few to take over invaluable community resources, apex court says
Fossil Fuel Suicide Why fossil fools will cost us the Earth
fun and informative look at what harm fossil fuels cause and how renewable technologies can help stem the decline in our environment.
The far side
If the world is serious about addressing climate change it will have to immediately start moving out of fossil fuel technologies.
Sinks: No principles!
The working group on sinks finds principles most expendable!
Will CDM really benefit Africa or will it end up like the largely failed AIJ program.