IPCC report: How many climate change wake-up calls can we dismiss?

IPCC report: How many climate change wake-up calls can we dismiss?

As a non-government organisation serving individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world, CARE Australia has long recognised and responded to the serious threat posed by climate change. The report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world’s top climate science body, is another stark reminder of the More...

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Major reductions of greenhouse gas emissions from livestock within reach – UN agency
By IntDevCommunities On Thursday, September 26th, 2013
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Major reductions of greenhouse gas emissions from livestock within reach – UN agency

26 September 2013 – Wider use of available best practices and technologies could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the livestock sector by as much as 30 per cent, according to a new study released today More...

European Environment Commissioner to Receive Top UN Environment Award
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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European Environment Commissioner to Receive Top UN Environment Award

12 September 2013 – European Commissioner for Environment Janez Potočnik is to receive the United Nations’ 2013 Champions of the Earth award. The prize – which is the UN system’s highest environmental accolade More...

Ban spotlights need for international cooperation to preserve ozone layer, protect environment
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, September 16th, 2013
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Ban spotlights need for international cooperation to preserve ozone layer, protect environment

  16 September 2013 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the international community to continue efforts that will preserve the world’s ozone layer and protect the environment. In More...

G20 agreement to reduce greenhouse gases vital to tackle climate change – UN agency
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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G20 agreement to reduce greenhouse gases vital to tackle climate change – UN agency

10 September 2013 – The United Nations environment agency today welcomed an agreement signed by world leaders at the recent Group of 20 (G20) Summit to reduce the emission of potent greenhouse gases, adding this More...

New Initiative Aims to Integrate Agriculture and Conservation
By IntDevCommunities On Sunday, August 25th, 2013
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New Initiative Aims to Integrate Agriculture and Conservation

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 25 2013 (IPS) – It took Brazil four decades to overcome food insecurity and earn a place as a major global food supplier. Now its experiences will contribute to the evidence base for a More...

UN climate change body partners with Latin American bank to boost clean development efforts
By IntDevCommunities On Saturday, August 24th, 2013
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UN climate change body partners with Latin American bank to boost clean development efforts

23 August 2013 – The United Nations climate change secretariat has signed an agreement with the Latin American Development Bank to increase participation in clean development projects in the region, it was today More...

Angry Birds Skip Polluted Delhi
By IntDevCommunities On Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
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Angry Birds Skip Polluted Delhi

NEW DELHI, Aug 22 2013 (IPS) – Every winter the Okhla wetlands, a charmed haven in the heart of India’s bustling capital city, play host to Greater Flamingoes, Greylag Geese, Tufted Pochards, Northern Shovelers More...

Amazon rainforest faces future oil drilling in Ecuador
By IntDevCommunities On Sunday, August 18th, 2013
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Amazon rainforest faces future oil drilling in Ecuador

Parts of the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador have been cleared for oil exploration after the failure of a conservation plan. Donations did not come close to the amount needed to save the rainforest. Ecuadorean President More...

By IntDevCommunities On Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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Satellites Help Explain Zebra Migration

Every year, zebras in Botswana begin a 580-kilometer migration looking for food. Even though it’s an annual event, researchers only had a general idea when it would start and they didn’t know which route the More...


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