Historic Women’s Summit

We want to share with you the Introductory Clause of the International Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative Declaration Statement that was launched at the IWECI Summit this last month: “We are the mothers and the grandmothers, sisters and daughters, nieces and aunts, who stand together to care for all generations …

OECD Green Growth Newsletter March 2013

    OECD Green Growth Newsletter March 2013   Issue Eighteen     Contents   ·        Green Growth Knowledge Platform ·        Focus on Green Growth in emerging and developing Asia ·        Green Growth Papers: Why New Business Models Matter for Green Growth ·        Integrating green growth in policy work ·        Recent Events ·        Recent publications ·        2013 …

Salvadoran Civil Society Groups Opposed to Carbon Credit Plan

Click for original article here By Edgardo Ayala SAN SALVADOR, Aug 2 2012 (IPS) – Civil society organisations are asking the World Bank to reject the Salvadoran government’s proposal to join a programme for reducing greenhouse gas emissions linked to deforestation, on the argument that it will actually harm the …

New Arctic Forests Pose Climate Change Problems

WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING New Arctic Forests Pose Climate Change Problems Bringing forests back has long been though to help combat climate change. Trees absorb the most common greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, helping to pull the heat-trapping gas from the atmosphere, the logic goes. This is why forests are usually expected …