Governments took the ground-breaking decision to establish new funding arrangements, as well as a dedicated fund, to assist developing countries in responding to loss and damage.
“As world leaders gather once again to negotiate the future of humanity, thousands of people are marching to demand solutions to the climate crisis that put people and the planet first.” Mary Church, Friends of the Earth Scotland
“loss and damage can generally be understood as the negative impacts of climate change that occur despite, or in the absence of, mitigation and adaptation.”
“To effectively manage our coastline for ecological, societal and economic sustainability, we need this improved understanding of the behavior of our beaches and nearshore dynamics.” Chip Fletcher. UH Mānoa
“It is the right decision for the Scottish Government to want to shut the door on coal once and for all. ” Friends of the Earth Scotland’s head of campaigns Mary Church
Vanuatu, is calling for a non-binding Advisory Opinion from the International Court of Justice to gain clarity how existing International Laws can be applied to strengthen action on climate change, protect people and the environment and save the Paris Agreement.
The Virtual Island Summit 2022 is a fantastic way to hear about the challenges faced by island communities and their solutions. It runs from September 26th to October 2nd.
Over two thirds of people in Scotland (68%) admit they know very little about biodiversity – what it is, what it means and how to sustain it.
Home to over 2 million people and to some of Earth’s most biodiverse ecosystems The Third Pole includes the Tibetan plateau. It is the third largest reservoir of ice and snow after the North and South poles.
“The rate and extent of permafrost degradation is probably going to accelerate as talik development really kicks in.” #ClimateCrisis
Taliks are large areas of unfrozen ground within permafrost areas. Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks have been studying the changes in their formation.