cop21

  • Understanding climate finance

    Every institution on the face of earth today is hinged on finance either directly or indirectly. This makes money central to the creation of sustainability. The sustainability of man is a global issue and it is from that realization that organizations like the United Nations, World Health Organization (WHO),...
  • Big oil: in or out?

    At the Bonn UN climate negotiations held from the 16th to the 18th of May, a heated discussion took place to determine whether private companies should be allowed to be present as observers in the Conference of Parties (COP) 22, to be held at the end of the year in Marrakech....
  • Did the Paris Climate “Honeymoon” end in Bonn?

    The United Nations climate talks held in Bonn concluded on 26 May. They aimed to discuss the implementation of the December 2015 Paris climate agreement and set up a road map to the next major negotiations to be held in Morocco next winter. The euphoria generated in Paris seemed to...
  • African Indigenous People against Climate Change

    Readers, if they are avid followers of international climate negotiations, may have heard of Raoni Metuktire, chief of the Brazilian Kayapo indigenous people, who rose to fame through his struggle to preserve the rain-forest and the livelihood of his people, but they may be less aware that the indigenous...
  • A Trinidadian and a Jamaican Walked Into COP21

    It’s easy to spot Caribbean people. They tend to be the ones walking as though they’re dancing, speaking as though every word is part of a melody, and unable to keep their hands out of the conversation. These musical talents were put to use in the ‘1.5 to stay alive’...
  • Indigenous People Ignored At COP21

    After the hoopla has subsided over the Paris Climate Conference or COP21 just two months ago in December 2015 and in the middle of the strictest security measures due to the horrible terrorist attacks in the city, the news on how climate change is affecting all life in the...
  • Dystopian climate future: how to avoid it?

      Climate action planning strategies and debate has been riddled with shortsighted perspective, describing a future in terms of 2050 and at most 2100. But what is our legacy? How will humanity pass to be known in the long-term history? Futuristic world has been portrayed, in movies, as dystopian...
  • What’s China’s INDCs Project?

    The developments leading to the upcoming COP21 (Paris Conference), is being watched by the entire world. Nations including the developed, rapidly developing and the small island groups have placed their faith in the outcome of the Conference. The recent environmental problems that China is facing demand for a greater...
  • Language Sends a Message

    Since February, every country involved in the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) has been required to submit their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) prior to the critical COP21 climate summit in Paris in November/December of this year. So far 17 countries plus the EU have submitted...
  • Living with floods

       We have to face floods every year. Sometimes these are hill torrents while sometimes these are river floods, these flood and sufferings caused have become part and parcel of our lives. Razia Bibi, flood victim from Jaimpur, Rajanpur There are two main causes of floods in the Rajanpur...
  • Reconciling Trade and Climate

    Economic development has constituted the only major motivation behind any government policies in the last century, where international trade has been  the main element in ensuring the growth at national level. Nevertheless, the increasing danger of climate change problems has forced government to revise its policies to strike a...
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