Posts Tagged with "Climate Negotiations"

U.N. Climate Talks Bangkok day 3: Filipino activists call for justice as Manila floods

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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Cross Posted From Grist. Flooding in the Philippines yesterday displaced over 600,000 people. As if we didn’t need more of an urgent call to solve the climate crisis. Increased intensity of flooding is among one of the may well-documented impacts of global warming. The implications have hit our organizing here at the UN in Bangkok [...]

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Forest Hit Job

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

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Check out this fascinating post about organized crime, carbon offsets and smuggling illegally cut forest from Earth Island Journal’s EnvironmentaList. Call it a case of fact following fiction. Moviegoers may remember that the plot of the latest James Bond film, Quantum of Solace, pivoted on a scheme by a global crime cartel to use a [...]

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