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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Fifty books to change the world
A list of the Top 50 Sustainability Books has just been published by Cambridge's Programme for Sustainability Leadership.
Modern society is built on fossil fuel. But as its cost to wallets and habitats become ever more intolerable, one system is dying as another strives to hatch.
Energy crisis in the Pamir mountains
Inhabitants of the Eastern Pamirs are pressured to overuse a highland shrub as firewood, as imported fuel becomes too costly.
E-learning not to fly
Connecting across the world through already functional energy and time efficient technologies like video-conferencing makes total sense.
US climate change legislation Q & A
The global recession, US mid-term elections and a weak deal at Copenhagen all play a part in the future of cap and trade.
Our World 2.0 — 2009 in review
Our World 2.0 looks back and says: while 2009 was a year of global talk in many instances, the growth of grassroots action bodes well for 2010.
How things work: Micro hydroelectricity in Japan
Local innovations in renewable energy, like micro hydro from rice irrigation, should not be overlooked.
Debate 2.0: If only our climate were a bank…
What do you think about the COP15 meeting? Do rich nations prioritize war and a dysfunctional financial system over an already-ailing climate?
Why all is not (yet) lost from COP15
Even though the deal from COP15 was a bitter disappointment, we can still learn from that experience and step back from climate disaster.
Here comes the sun: Eco-Products 2009 Tokyo
Visitors to Tokyo's Eco-Products expo can check out the low-carbon future of Japan, and perhaps the world.
Indigenous innovation at vanguard of climate change
Indigenous peoples already use traditional knowledge and survival skills to test adaptive responses to climate change.
Fourteen days to seal history’s judgment on this generation
Our World 2.0 joins newspapers in 45 countries to speak with one voice on what is required from COP15.
The climate is changing and so are we
United Nations University staff have been and should continue to be vigilant with their carbon footprints.
Invest now in CO2 reduction innovations
There is urgent need to coordinate funding of climate change R&D programmes and share technological advances.
COP15: Emission impossible
Two of the top thinkers on climate change explain why the the most important political gathering of our time will succeed or fail.
Does climate change cause conflict?
A new report links temperature rises to conflict in Africa. But does this mean that climate change causes conflict?
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