Developing nations say in Geoengineering should come from a sense of involvement

Geoengineering, an artificial means of solving the global warming challenge faced by the world, is getting attention and talk time in developed countries, but it appears that most developing countries are mum on the matter and probably waiting to remonstrate when it reaches a point that it affects them, with testing or deployment. Concern about [...]

Nigeria: Heatwave, Lagos Climate Change Summit and Rainfall Predictions

Nigeria in the past few days has experienced a series of heatwave that runs from sunny afternoons through the night. This has drawn government’s attention, leading them to give safety tips to the people and emergency helplines in the case of accidents. The heatwave also meant more, than at other times for people with power [...]

States differ on the text of the “zero draft” for the June sustainable development conference

Controversy pitting developed and developing countries emerged at an informal negotiations on the compilation on the text of the “zero draft” of the outcome document for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). The meeting held at the UN headquarters in New York, US nded with the two blocks sharply divided on the green economy, [...]

Bridge differences on climate change negotiations, urges Kenya’s environment Minister

Kenya’s minister of environment and mineral resources Chirau Ali Mwakwere urged Tuesday in Nairobi that countries need to come together and begin bridging issues that have so far denied the global community a new climate change deal. Addressing a Cartegena Dialogue meeting bringing together delegates from 40 countries,Mwakere said there is need to consider and [...]

What Organizations are Doing for Earth Hour 2012

In 2012, Earth Hour is issuing a simple promise and a challenge – I Will If You Will. Here are a few examples of some of the Earth Hour challenges in 2012: Sharan Burrow ITUC General Secretary inspires action The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) General Secretary, Sharan Burrow, has challenged trade unions around the [...]

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