Tag Archives: Climate Change
See How Your Small Actions Lead to Big Changes

See How Your Small Actions Lead to Big Changes

Every day, you can help prevent deforestation, curb climate change, protect wildlife, alleviate poverty and transform business practices. It’s simple: just look for the green frog seal when you shop for coffee, cocoa, tea, flowers, fruit, paper and wood products.

Learn about the people, places and processes behind Rainforest Alliance Certified™ sustainable coffee farms. Discover how the coffee you choose can make a difference at sealyourcup.org.

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Stand Beside Bangladesh

Stand Beside Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s economic growth is slowed down by environmental catastrophes related to climate change, local authorities are now creating a detailed action plan in partnership with international organizations and governments around the world to develop a strategy to tackle and mitigate the damage caused by climate change.

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No Commitment for the High Seas

No Commitment for the High Seas

The final draft conference text on oceans delays action on protecting international waters – just as civil society groups vote it top priority in their session. The United States denies it blocked progress – the High Seas Alliance coalition issues a stern rebuke.

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Climate change leaves oceans “hot, sour and breathless”

Climate change leaves oceans “hot, sour and breathless”

A triple-whammy of rising temperatures, increased acid levels and lack of oxygen is destroying the world’s oceans, according to scientists at the Rio+20 Earth Summit. Experts warn that small island states are being hit especially hard, with impacts on health, food and livelihoods.

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Indian micro finance for sustainable energy – SKDRDP

Indian micro finance for sustainable energy – SKDRDP

Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) in South India is a prime example of the vital role a well-run microfinance organisation can play in meeting the poor’s energy needs.

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WWF’s Earth Book 2012 – Animals

WWF’s Earth Book 2012 – Animals

The threats facing the natural world can be shocking and our impact on the planet is growing every year. But our world is brilliant and solutions exist that can help to protect our living planet.

These short videos offer a glimpse into some of the challenges and solutions highlighted by WWF’s Living Planet Report 2012.

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Our global governance crisis

Our global governance crisis

The onus falls on government to give us the systems, incentives and regulatory frameworks to enable sustainable development. We hope to see a sense of shared vision and objectives by governments at Rio+20, but historically, governments have shown a lack of courage.

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Shared ownership – life in 2025

Shared ownership – life in 2025

In this world, global governments have foreseen climate instability and instigated a strict programme of carbon limitation measures to defuse its consequences. The results are high carbon costs – and an entirely new perception of ownership.

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Centralised Survival – life in 2025

Centralised Survival – life in 2025

Stunned into a belated response by a series of severe climate shocks, governments have taken tough measures to combat climate change, pushing technology to its limits to impose sustainability on the population and provide some relief from restrictions on personal freedom.

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TEDxWWF – James Alexander: Creativity versus climate change

TEDxWWF – James Alexander: Creativity versus climate change

What if creativity and smart marketing could be combined to help inspire people to lead a greener life? James will show us how it could be done.

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