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9.7.2018

Eye of the Storm : capitalism, colonialism, and climate change in the Caribbean / Jeb Sprague-Silgado... [et al.]

On September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall, ravaging the islands of Barbuda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Anguilla, and the Virgin Islands, leaving at least 134 casualties. The hurricane hit Barbuda the hardest, damaging nearly all of its infrastructure and instantly rendering its 1,700...

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12.4.2018

Developing Countries Take Lead at Climate Change Agreement Signing | Inter Press Service

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12.4.2018

As we prepare for the UN climate talks, a look at what’s changed since Copenhagen

Is the world better suited for an agreement than it was in 2009?
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12.4.2018

Switzerland becomes first country to submit Paris climate deal pledge

RTCC: Swiss government says it will cut greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2030 as part of a UN deal on global warming later this year

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22.3.2018

Climate Get the Big Picture

This guide seeks to provide a starting point for newcomers to help them see the ‘big picture’ of the United Nations (UN) climate change regime, which is at the forefront of international action to combat climate change with its three major legal...
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22.3.2018

Six graphics that explain climate change

A breakthrough deal to attempt to limit global temperature rises was agreed at a conference of world nations in December 2015. These charts from the time show how and why the Earth’s climate is changing.
Web documentary
22.3.2018

The countries most likely to survive climate change

Of course, all of us will be affected in different ways. How will your country fare? The folks at Eco Experts put together a great infographic in June based on data from the Notre Dame Global Adaptation (ND-Gain) Index , an annual ranking of which...

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9.7.2018

Eye of the Storm : capitalism, colonialism, and climate change in the Caribbean / Jeb Sprague-Silgado... [et al.]

On September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall, ravaging the islands of Barbuda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Anguilla, and the Virgin Islands, leaving at least 134 casualties. The hurricane hit Barbuda the hardest, damaging nearly all of its infrastructure and instantly rendering its 1,700...
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5.7.2018

Das Klima reparieren? : Geoengineering : Irrweg statt Ausweg / Anika Schroeder... [et al.]

In der Klimapolitik zeichnet sich eine neue Debatte ab: Neben Klimaschutz, der Anpassung an die Folgen des Klimawandels und dem Umgang mit nicht mehr vermeidbaren Schäden und Verlusten rückt die Reparatur des Klimasystems immer stärker in den Fokus. Durch neue Techniken sollen Emissionen aus der...
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4.7.2018

World atlas of desertification (WAD) : Rethinking land degradation and sustainable management / [ed.] European Commission, Joint Research Centre

This third edition of the World Atlas of Desertification focuses on land degradation and global environmental change under five major subject headings:
- Global Patterns of Human Domination. Highlighting the role of Homo sapiens as the major driving force of global environmental change;
-...

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Political article
12.1.2018

An impoverished Bangladesh forges ahead

This cash-strapped country, already being severely impacted by climate change, does not plan to wait for overdue climate payments from the North. Interview with Saleemul Huq, Climate and Development Researcher.
Political article
12.1.2018

Where misunderstandings abound

Development cooperation is expected to prevent migration and guard against terrorism. This is too short-sighted. An overdue clarification of the limits and possibilities of development cooperation.
Article as analysis
23.10.2017

COP 23 in Bonn – Foretaste of climate migration

It is no wonder that the COP 23 will focus on the theme of loss and damage. For the Pacific Island-State of Fiji, which will be presiding over the conference this year, climate change has long been a matter of life and death.

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