Government hopes hydropower can wean the country off dirty fossil fuels and meet renewable energy targets, but new dams will mean a big environmental toll.
As the impacts of climate change become more evident, Hinrich Tholken, head of the Division on Climate and Environmental Foreign Policy, in addition to Sustainable Economy, at the German Federal Foreign Office, has urged policy makers to consider issues of migration and security as critical aspec
As a result of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's ongoing visit to Brazil, China and Brazil Tuesday signed a joint statement on addressing the climate change issue together for a common vision of sustainable development.
Developed countries must lead emissions curbs and make good on finance pledge say emerging economies key to climate pact.
Rich countries need to take the lead in cutting greenhouse gas emissions, the leaders of India and China have said in an unusual joint statement.
Vegetables grown in the lush soil of this quiet agricultural community in central Kenya’s fertile wetlands not only feed the farmers who tend the crops, but also make their way into the marketplaces of Nairobi, the country’s capital, some 150 km south.
India occupies a precarious position in the global climate change order. It trails only China, the United States, and the European Union in total emissions, but per capita emissions are far lower.
Climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts face many obstacles in fragile and conflict-affected societies.
The “dramatic trends in large acquisitions of land by multinationals for agricultural purposes as they seek to assure food security for industrialized nations”, as former Botswanan president, Festus Mogae, put it, took centre stage at the High-Level Forum on Land-Based Foreign Direct Investments
For months now Somalia, particularly the southern part of the country, has been ravaged by the worst famine since the early 1990s. Tens of thousands of people have died.