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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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.
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  This article was originally published at http://www.embassymag.ca/page/view/coumans-02-08-2012  
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 Over 550 groups signed the attached letter opposing Fast Track.
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The post-summit pledge was an admission of defeat against consumer capitalism. But we can still salvage the natural world.