Category - climate change

  • 27 Aug 2010

    Africa is facing climate change that will kill more people than traditional causes such as malaria and HIV, says a Ugandan environmental expert.

  • 17 Aug 2010

    Last week I heard in the news that breast cancer death rates are down nearly 30 per cent since 1980, and although I of course think good thoughts about figures like these and the new wonder drugs and breaks-through we have from time to time, my happiness is tinged with very personal sadness.

  • 2 Aug 2010

    Climate change is transforming the lives of people on Viwa Island off the coast of Suva, Fiji, writes Mark Beach. What appears to the outsider to be paradise on earth is an object lesson in how global warming threatens the vulnerable most of all.

  • 15 Jul 2010

    Pascale Palmer talks to the Secretary of State for energy and climate change Chris Huhne

  • 10 Jun 2010

    Europe is behaving in a dangerously two-faced way when it comes to protecting the world’s climate, Christian Aid warned today as the UN climate talks in Bonn draw to a close.

  • 10 Jun 2010

    A major correction to world GDP is inevitable, economist Hannes Kunz told attendees at an international forum in Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy on Tuesday.

  • 9 Jun 2010

    Six months is a long time in international politics. Last December the world (194 countries to be precise) and its media descended on Copenhagen for what was billed as the deal-making opportunity of a generation. But despite the frenzy and an astonishingly high-powered guestlist, the talks ended in qualified failure. Qualified, because it could have been worse - the Copenhagen Accord could have been legally binding - and that would have been a disaster.

  • 9 Jun 2010

    Outgoing UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer has spoken of the "incredible" work of NGOs and faith-based groups during the recent climate change talks.

  • 17 May 2010

    Britain’s new coalition government “needs to be reminded that there is no economy and there are no jobs on a dead planet”, Christian Ecology Link has declared.

  • 11 May 2010

    As the global climate changes, millions of people will be uprooted by sea-level rise, extreme weather events, droughts and water scarcity, says Annegret Kapp. It is vital to start talking about our moral, legal and practical obligations to them.