In February 2011, an international summit in Bonn, Germany officially approved the building of a pan-African Great Green Wall (GGW) in support of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
Ellen Laipson, the Stimson Center’s President and CEO, recently moderated a discussion with Hon.
Which fares worse in a world of climate shifts, drought-ridden Burundi or flood-prone Bangladesh?
Tackling hunger is not only a question of producing more food in rural areas, but requires looking at why poor urban populations struggle to eat enough - a problem aggravated by climate change, a report from the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) said on Thursday.
Defence establishments around the world increasingly see climate change as posing potentially serious threats to national and international security, according to a review of high-level statements by the world’s governments released here Thursday.
An international network of lawyers wants countries to commit funds to helping people forced from their homes by climate change
Where is Sombath Somphone? With every day that passes, the fate of one of Southeast Asia’s most high-profile environmental activists, who was snatched from the streets of Laos in December, becomes more worrisome.
International disaster relief is confronted with tremendous challenges such as ongoing political instability in many regions of the world as well as the negative consequences of climate change.
24 August 2012 - Over the next two decades, as many as three billion people will join the middle class, even as billions more live without electricity, modern cooking fuel, and safe and reliable access to food and water.
UNITED NATIONS, 9 May 2012 - Aline Jenckel interviews Tom Goldtooth, executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network.
February 17, 2012 - We are entering “an emerging security environment” where “what constitutes a 'threat’ and what constitutes a 'challenge’” requires a broader understanding of security than has often been the norm, according to Sharon Burke, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy
Linking top-down to bottom-up approaches in South Asia and West Africa