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The elephant in the room: policy based responses to climate change are still failing to account for indigenous voices

By: Rory Walshe and Alejandro Argumedo An op-ed from the Indigenous Peoples’ Biocultural Climate Change Assessment (IPCCA) Initiative Secretariat   Indigenous people are one of the most vulnerable groups to … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Using Official Development Assistance to Complement Adaptation Funding

by Sirca S. Gogus This article aims to analyse why and how the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process impedes the holistic adaptation policy and practice, and how … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

UNEA 2014: Ground-Breaking Platform for Global Environmental Sustainability

Written by Grace Eunhye Lee Following the Rio+20 Earth Summit’s decision to strengthen the UNEP’s role as the leading global environmental authority to fulfill its coordination mandate among multilateral environmental … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

UNFCCC 40th meeting of the subsidary bodies – A stepping-stone to a COP21 agreement

By Rory Walshe and Janto S. Hess.   The recent UNFCCC 40th meeting  of the Subsidiary Bodies in Bonn, Germany (4th-15th June) was a critical stage in the run up to … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Special Report: Climate Friendly Pathways for Development Conference, UEA, 20th May 2014

On the 20th of May, after the culmination of many months hard work, a group of postgrad students at the University of East Anglia (UEA) welcomed 40 participants to the … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Analysing the climate change – conflict relation

For every complex problem there is an answer that’s simple, clear and wrong. – H.L. Mencken The link between environmental degradation and conflict, including climate change and conflict, has been … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 4 Comments

IPCC WGII AR5: Another compelling reason to act

By Janto S. Hess and Rory Walshe. On Monday the 31th of March, the IPCC Working Group II released its contribution to the 5th Assessment Report. Was this ground breaking? … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

The use of climate scenarios for adaptation planning in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Written by: Karen Hiawalyer. The observed impacts of climate change pose immediate threats to the development aspirations of both developed and developing countries. Future emissions of Green House Gases (GHG) … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment
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