The Cancun Agreements The sixteenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC and the sixth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol took place in Cancun and was hosted by the Government of Mexico. Also sitting were the thirty-third sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), the fifteenth session of the Ad hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP), and the thirteenth session of the Ad hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA). Cancun Climate Change Conference - November 2010
Zai in Sahel region. A traditional farming practice to face desertification and climate change In the West Sahel Region, particularly in Burkina Faso (former Alto Volta), Mali and Niger local cultivation techniques used by farmers for centuries have been adapted to the new climate conditions. Sahelian farmers dig holes called Zai with dimensions varying with the type of soil. Pits are dug during the dry season from November until May and the number of Zai pits per hectare varies from 12,000 to 25,000.(The number of zai per hectare and their dimensions determine how much water they harvest. The bigger the number and the smaller their size, the less water they each harvest.) After digging the pits, composted organic matter is added and after the first rainfall, the matter is covered with a thin layer of soil and the seeds placed in the middle of the pit.
The United Nations Climate Change Conference, Durban 2011, delivered a breakthrough on the international community's response to climate change. In the second largest meeting of its kind, the negotiations advanced, in a balanced fashion, the implementation of the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol, the Bali Action Plan, and the Cancun Agreements. The outcomes included a decision by Parties to adopt a universal legal agreement on climate change as soon as possible, and no later than 2015. The President of COP17/CMP7 Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said: "What we have achieved in Durban will play a central role in saving tomorrow, today." The Durban Conference comprised: Durban Climate Change Conference - November 2011
Rio de Janeiro to set up carbon trading exchange * Rio to set up carbon credit exchange on Tuesday * To trade carbon, other pollutants to meet Rio targets * Trading likely to begin in 2013 By Peter Murphy
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Climate Justice: enforcing climate change law — Climate Justice Programme Document Actions Welcome to the website of the Climate Justice Programme, a collaboration of lawyers and campaigners around the world encouraging, supporting, and tracking enforcement of the law to combat climate change. On this site you can find information and documents on many of the legal initiatives that have been brought under various legal theories in national and international forums. Climate change impacts are already affecting people and the planet. And the science shows it will get far, far worse. The biggest impacts will be on the lives and livelihoods of the poor and developing countries, especially small island states.
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Safeguarding Future Retirement Funds – Time for Investors to Move Out of High-Carbon Assets Says UN’s Top Climate Official At the Investor Summit on Climate Risk on 15 January in New York, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres urged investors to accelerate the greening of their portfolios as one crucial step towards a low-carbon economy that can better cope with the threats and seize the opportunities from climate change. Press release (151 kB) esp (204 kB) fr (152 kB)
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Global Climate Law Blog : Global Climate Law Blog : Published by Howrey Law Firm : Climate Attorneys and Environmental Lawyers 不倫旅行追跡 浮気調査を以来されターゲットの浮気相手と旅行に出かけるところを追ったりする事がよくあるそうです。不倫しているだけでもパートナーの心中は穏やかではないのに、不倫相手と旅行なんていったら、もう煮えくり返る思いでしょうね。けれど、子どものために、生活のために我慢しているってとても辛いですよね。とにかく証拠を押さえたくて依頼にこられる奥さんがけっこういるそうです。
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Environmental and Energy Study Institute-EESI - Climate Change News IPCC Working Group II Report Released, Saying Climate Change Will Be Overwhelming and Ubiquitous On March 31, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stated that widespread climate change impacts have already begun and are expected to get worse, according to updated data in the Fifth Assessment Report released this week. The impacts include heat waves, droughts, floods and wildfires, which will affect impoverished peoples and nations disproportionately. The report notes that no one will be unaffected by future climate change, which is expected to threaten economic growth and global security.