Last month, more than 10,000 negotiators from 189 countries attended the latest UN climate change conference, known as the 19th Conference of the Parties, or COP-19, this year held in Warsaw.
Experts raise concerns over China's ambitions in mineral-rich continent as Snow Dragon icebreaker embarks.
Marco Grasso from the University of Milan-Bicocca and Timmons Roberts from The Brookings Institution propose a four-step approach involving the Major Economies Forum to overcome the current stalemate in international climate negotiations.
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Johns Hopkins University’s Energy Policy & Climate program and the School of International Service at American University recently established the Washington Geoengineering Consortium (WGC) to provide a forum for stakeholders to engage in an ongoing discussion of climate change geoengineering
Following a week of intense discussions, the Committee on World Food Security stressed the link between biofuels and food security, saying that the "progressive realization of the right to adequate food for all" should be a priority concern in biofuel development.
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adelphi has released two new publications in an endeavour to illustrate the rationale and results of the joint engagement by adelphi and the German Federal Foreign Office in climate diplomacy activities.
The 2013 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report recognizes “substantial progress” in meeting many MDG targets while also urging nations to accelerate efforts to achieve unmet MDGs by the 2015 deadline.
Ban Ki-moon has warned the world is on course to run out of freshwater unless greater efforts are made to improve water security.
This course organized by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) at the University of Sussex aims at providing insights on how Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) approaches interact with a changing climate and with development
While the United Nations may be divided on certain issues, the need to prevent conflicts over natural resources such as water, land, oil or minerals is uniting experts inside and outside the UN system.