Environment and Ecology
The Friendship Office promotes policies that address the structural causes of climate change. We realize that the valiant community based development and reforestation efforts that we support can literally be swept away without binding global policies.

News and Analysis

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UNITED NATIONS, Sep 17 2014 (IPS) - World leaders gathered at the Climate Change Summit during the United Nations General Assembly on Sep. 23 will have a crucial opportunity to mobilise political will and advance solutions to climate change. They will also need to address its closely connected...
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A draft of the new report of the IPCC was leaked to the press.  As well as reiterating well-known threats, the document revives a theme that merits analysis:  the transfer of northern emissions to the South.   Written by Gerardo Honty
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The Global Climate Risk Index 2013 analyses to what extent countries have been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves etc.). The most recent available data from 2011 as well as for the period 1992-2011 were taken into account.