Climate negotiations open in Paris: a perspective from southern Africa

Nov 30, 2015
By Ian Scoones Today COP 21 opens in Paris. Over two weeks a new climate deal will hopefully be agreed. It is a critical juncture for
Climate negotiations open in Paris: a perspective from southern Africa

1000 Gigawatts of new nuclear capacity will support an ambitious COP 21 agreement

Nov 30, 2015
The COP 21 negotiations in Paris should reach an agreement that encourages a transition to a low carbon society by making better use of nuclear
1000 Gigawatts of new nuclear capacity will support an ambitious COP 21 agreement

SANParks adopts principles to guide drought preparedness across its parks

Nov 24, 2015
South African National Parks (SANParks) has adopted principles to guide development of drought preparedness plans for affected parks under its management. SANParks will remain true
SANParks adopts principles to guide drought preparedness across its parks

Children will bear the brunt of climate change: UNICEF

Nov 24, 2015
More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence, 160 million live in high drought severity areas NEW YORK/GENEVA, 24 November
Children will bear the brunt of climate change: UNICEF

Vuswa, Gallet Group Boost Conservation

Nov 23, 2015
South African National Parks (SANParks) was today given a major boost with a donation of a 78 seater bus from Vuswa and R359 100 from
Vuswa, Gallet Group Boost Conservation

Key emerging markets attract record US$126bn clean energy investment

Nov 23, 2015
Latest Climatescope study shows 2014 clean energy activity mainly occurred in developing countries led by China, Brazil and Chile Developing nations attracted more clean energy power
Key emerging markets attract record US$126bn clean energy investment

Renewables poised to deliver climate solution

Nov 23, 2015
IRENA report presents actions to limit global temperature rise to below 2°C by accelerating transition to renewable energy Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 23 November 2015 –  Emission
Renewables poised to deliver climate solution

New Netherlands-China partnership to boost Africa’s green development using bamboo

Nov 20, 2015
The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China’s State Forestry Administration and the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) have announced that they are ready
New Netherlands-China partnership to boost Africa’s green development using bamboo

Re-shape our image of smallholder farmers

Nov 19, 2015
Africa is the continent with the largest number of small and rural farms in the world, and when discussing agricultural policies in Africa one often
Re-shape our image of smallholder farmers

G20 spends over 15 times more on fossil fuels than developed countries spend helping poor countries adapt to climate change

Nov 13, 2015
G20 countries spend far more subsidizing the coal and oil industry than developed countries provide in adaptation finance to poor and vulnerable countries, said Oxfam
G20 spends over 15 times more on fossil fuels than developed countries spend helping poor countries adapt to climate change

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