Posts Tagged UNFCCC

Turning the climate tide by 2020… 

Summary (ScienceDaily):  The world needs high-speed climate action for an immediate bending — down of the global greenhouse — gas emissions curve, leading experts caution. Aggressive reduction of fossil-fuel usage is the key to averting devastating heat extremes and unmanageable sea level rise, authors argue. In the run-up to the G20 summit of the planet’s […]

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Historic agreement reached at COP21…

Summary from ecology.com: In a historic moment, all the world’s countries came together to signal that it’s game over for fossil fuels By supporting such an ambitious deal, governments have shown unity with the world’s most vulnerable For world leaders, the hard work begins now. A Paris agreement is not the end point, but rather […]

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Caribbean Agriculture Looks to Cope with Climate Change…

From ipsnews.net – Summary: BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Nov 6 2015 (IPS) – Climate change represents a clear and growing threat to food security in the Caribbean with differing rainfall patterns, water scarcity, heat stress and increased climatic variability making it difficult for farmers to meet demand for crops and livestock. Nearly all of the countries in […]

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Why Doesn’t the Public Respond to Climate Change?…

Why doesn’t the public respond to climate change? According to an article publish by ecology.com, public belief, interest and engagement lag far behind that of science… why may such be occurring? why may some persons seem not to believe that individual concern is also necessary to tackle resulting environmental issues? why are changes not viewed as […]

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Nevis Embarks on Geothermal Energy Journey…

Source: ipsnews.net – Inter Press Service News Agency (article by Desmond Brown)… CHARLESTOWN, Nevis, Dec 19 2013 (IPS) – The tiny island of Nevis in the northern region of the Lesser Antilles is one of the few remaining unspoiled places in the Caribbean. It is now seeking to become the greenest, joining a growing list of […]

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Warsaw Climate Change Conference – November 2013…

Updates on the upcoming Warsaw Climate Change Conference – November 2013 Source: http://unfccc.int/meetings/warsaw_nov_2013/meeting/7649.php “The 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC and the 9th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol will take place from 11 to 22 November. The conference […]

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The United Nations and Climate Change…

From November 26th to December 8th, 2012, the 18th session of the Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC was held in Doha, Qatar. But exactly what is UNFCCC and what’s it’s purpose? History The First World Climate Conference was held back in 1979 due to ever-growing concerns about temperature increases and climate change. Around 1988, […]

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