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COP21’s Outcome: Adapt or Bust

As the Paris climate negotiations closed Saturday, you heard a great deal of hope and optimism as well as congratulations for vision and progress emanating from COP21. Indeed, important commitments have been made – but they’re pledges, not actions, and...

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Responding to climate change

Originally published by Napoleon Navarro at www.phnompenhpost.com   As COP21 comes to a close, it would be best to remember that tackling climate change won’t happen overnight. It will be a long road ahead and the Paris conference should serve as...

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Where Is the Private Sector in #COP21 Talk?

Newswise — As Paris climate talks enter the final frenzied hours, Joyce Coffee, managing director of the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN), points out that business is neglected in the agreement. She says… “In the 28 page draft, the private sector is...

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Why Latin America Worries about Climate Change

Originally published by Carin Zissis at www.as-coa.org California and Arizona combined could fit into the amount of forest cut down in Brazil over the past four decades. Since 1970, glaciers in Peru have irretrievably lost a third of their surface area....

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