Tag Archives: Klimathotet

REDD – when will a deal come?

Tweet The UN‐REDD Programme is seeking to identify four Civil Society Organization (CSO) representatives to its Policy Board: one CSO from each of the Programme’s three regions (Africa, Asia‐Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean) and one CSO from a developed country. The Bank Information Center is … Continue reading

Biofuels for cars and airplanes

Tweet In an article today in The New York Times we could read that the world’s airlines will carry 2.8 billion passengers and 46 million tons of freight this year. They will burn somewhere between 210 million and 220 million tons of … Continue reading

World Bank to launch $130m CDM fund

Tweet The World Bank will use U.N. climate talks later this year to launch a new initiative to funnel CDM cash to some of the world’s poorest countries, a bank official told Point Carbon News. Read also earlier blogs

Deforestation in Brazil accelerate

Tweet Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon accelerated in June, with more than 300 square kilometers destroyed, a 17 percent increase over the previous month, government researchers said Tuesday. The National Institute for Space Research (INPE) said 312.6 square kilometers (120 square … Continue reading

Sweden on the top of the list of biofuel use in Europe

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Another State, Another Scandal: Corruption in Brazil

Tweet In my recent interview with Ricardo Freitas – one of the new wave of corporate leaders in Brazilian sustainable development – he talks of the endemic nature of corruption in Brazilian business and politics. The founder of the sustainable … Continue reading

Hard Rain now on the Road to Rio

Tweet Dear friends, I am just back from Brazil and have follow up work on the world tour of Hard Rain Exhibition. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the project’s founding partner; it is supported by the Swedish International … Continue reading

Nuclear debate on the agenda by Jonathan Porritt

Tweet Jonathan Porritt: “Why George Monbiot is completely wrong on nuclear power”. “For some time now George Monbiot  has astonished his colleagues by becoming a mouthpiece for the nuclear industry. He laid out his reasons for doing so in a Guardian Environment blog … Continue reading

New Yorks Mayor address more money to Sierra Club grass-roots campaign

Tweet The role of cities have an huge impact on many of our Global cities challenges. Cities are also a key player to implement solutions. One of the C40-groups front players -Mayor Michael Blomberg of New York believes that governments are doing … Continue reading

Economy, Public are key to climate deal

Tweet In the article from the Energy Summit in June, Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent, Bonn, Germany have summerize the position of the international negotiations on Climate Change. Wider public unease about climate change and stronger economic growth are likely to … Continue reading