Can Chemical-Free Agriculture Save the Planet?

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November 27, 2012 Can Chemical-Free Agriculture Save the Planet? No group has more on the line at the COP-18 climate summit than the world’s farmers. With crop yields increasingly hurt by severe droughts, desertification and other weather-related events, farmers are turning to agrochemicals to offset the loss. While that may …

The Road to the Green Climate Fund | World Resources Institute

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By Athena Ballesteros on February 14, 2011 Tags: adaptation climate finance financial institutions international policy MDB world bank Final session at COP-16 Cancun. Photo credit: WRIThis post originally appeared on the World Bank blog Development in a Changing Climate The UN Climate Talks in December 2010 concluded with a set …

National Funding Entities: European Capacity Building Initiative

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Executive Summary The future of the global climate change negotiations hinges on an eventual UNFCCC globally embraced decision on climate change funding support for developing countries. Leading up to and during the Conference of Parties (COP) in Copenhagen, some positive signs on funding emerged. These positive signs, however, are in …

Rio+20: Making it Happen Volume 2, Issue 8 Highlights UNCSD-CSD Linkages

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Rio+20: Making it Happen Volume 2, Issue 8 Highlights UNCSD-CSD Linkages 29_April_2011: Rio+20: Making It Happen, Volume 2, Issue 8, highlights the third workshop on “Green Economy Pathways,” which was co-organized by the UN General Assembly and the Group of Friends on the Thematic Debate on Green Economy, as well …

Fifth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants – Issue #3

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A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations Volume 15 Number 179 – Wednesday, 27 April 2011 POPS COP5 HIGHLIGHTS Tuesday, 26 April 2011 The fifth Conference of the Parties (COP5) to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) convened for its second day in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, …