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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
A global, legally binding treaty is not likely to be the solution to the world's climate imbroglio, argues a Cornell University student.
“Writing is on the wall” at upcoming climate summit
COP18 is the chance to hit the reset button on negotiations and provoke a global shift from high-carbon to low-carbon energy.
Climate summit ahead but light on the ground
The UN climate convention secretariat hopes that successful on-the-ground actions can inspire policymakers, businesses and the public.
Why is it so hard to save the biosphere?
Agreements to bail out banks happen in days – but despite some good progress at Durban, we still don't have a legally binding deal to bail out the planet.
Is Cancún climate deal a pig’s ear?
In a guest editorial, a young journalist argues that a positive image has been given to an outcome that is not as valuable as it has been made out to be.
Deal is reached at Cancún summit
With the exception of Bolivia, the world's nation-states agree to modest goals to tackle climate change at COP16.
Cancún and the new economics of climate change
In this commentary two experts argue that COP16 should see the world embracing the 'new economics' that are more compatible with climate science.
Solutions for those at risk in climate disasters
Insurance and risk reduction measures could reduce long-term adaptation costs and help those vulnerable to manage some of the impacts of climate change.
Climate finance plan could break Cancún talks inertia
Nicholas Stern and Trevor Manuel argue that rich countries can and should raise money to assist developing nations to deal with climate change.
Tajik women’s perspectives of climate change
A project in Tajikistan aims to unite leading scientists and local communities to document scientific and traditional knowledge on climate change.
Who put the COP15 in Copenhagen?
At the COP15 conference in Copenhagen in December we need to replace the Kyoto Protocol.
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