There Once was an Island
What if your community had to decide whether to leave their homeland forever and there was no...'There Once was an Island'
One degree matters
Temperatures are rising, rainfall patterns are shifting, glaciers and snow are melting, and...Climate change is happening now
What is Reparation?
Reparation is a principle of law that has existed for centuries, referring to the obligation of a wrongdoing party...Reparations
Climate Change Scenarios
Scientists say most of the rise is a direct consequence of human-induced climate change. Ocean water...Climate Change Scenarios
- $900,000 Nathans reparation might go to fighting fund
- Appeals court tosses Armenian reparation law
- Reparation Law for Victims 1975-1999 not yet debated at the National Parliament
- Colombia must not pay compensation to 'false victims': Prosecutor
- Charles Taylor, Arms Dealers and Reparations
- Peru widens civil war compensation for victims of sexual violence
The Kyoto Protocol
The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It is generally seen as an important first step towards a truly global emission reduction regime that will stabilize GHG emissions, and provides the essential architecture for any future international agreement on climate change. The Protocol was adopted in Kyoto, Japan, on 11 December 1997 and entered into force on 16 February 2005 in accordance with Article 23, that is the ninetieth day after the date on which not less than 55 Parties to the UNFCCC...MORE
The Green Climate Fund
The Green Climate Fund was designated as an operating entity of the financial mechanism of the UNFCCC, in accordance with Article 11 of the Convention. Given the urgency and seriousness of climate change, the purpose of the Fund is to make a significant and ambitious contribution to the global efforts towards attaining the goals set by the international community to combat climate change. The first meeting of the Board of the Green Climate Fund, the global institution set up to channel support to developing countries to act on climate change, will take place on 23-25 August 2012...MORE
Climate change to cost $2 trillion...
We must develop an integrated view of how our actions impact the ocean, and threaten the vital services it provides, from food to tourism to storm protection,” Kevin Noone, director of the Swedish Secretariat for Environmental Earth System Sciences at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, said in the statement. Noone, a co-editor of the report, added that the global ocean was “a major contributor to national economies … yet is chronically neglected...Climate change to cost $2 trillion annually in damage to oceans...MORE
Every day we need food in order to survive. Where does our food come from? Where does it goes? What is the cost of filling our essential needs? We normally do not think about those issues when we eat. Do you wonder about the differences between choosing locally grown produce over produce grown overseas? The food we consume contributes to climate change. The production, packaging and transportation of food all consumes energy and results in carbon emissions which threaten to raise average global surface temperatures....MORE