Monthly Archives: November 2015

Women’s role in the climate solutions

Women are often on the frontlines of the changing climate, particularly in developing countries. The impacts of climate change like drought, floods, extreme weather, incidence of disease, food and water insecurity and deforestation threaten their livelihood and their lives. Climate … Continue reading

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Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) coming short of what is needed. What else then?

Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) identifies the actions a national government intends to take under the climate deal to be agreed in Paris this coming December. Aggregated, the INDCs from all the countries form the basis of post-2020 global emissions … Continue reading

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Can the upcoming Paris Climate Summit be a Peace Summit?

The violence of the Paris attacks must unequivocally be condemned. Calls for war are heard from most governments and plans to destroy ISIS on the land they occupy in the Middle East are being drawn and implemented. But what is … Continue reading

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Les attentats de Paris et la COP21

Le dimanche 15 Novembre, trois jours après les attentats terroristes meurtrièrs et inimaginables à Paris le vendredi 13 Novembre, la ville lumière reste vide sauf pour ceux qui veulent démontrer qu’ils sont bien vivant et ont l’intention de continuer à … Continue reading

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Paris attack and COP21

Two days after the murderous and unfathomable terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday 13 Nov, the city of light remains empty, except for those who want to show that they are alive and intend to continue living their lives as … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Gases (GHGs)

Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) The increase in greenhouse gases (GHGs) concentration is the main contributor to the changes that affect the atmosphere. The issue of the reduction of greenhouse gases is at the heart of the discussions at COP21 in Paris … Continue reading

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