Tags : changing climate

Adaptation Climate Climate Change and Civil Society Climate Change Mitigation Climate Science Global Warming News

Climate Departure: New Study Projects Timing of Departure of Climate

Climate variability for the coming century Planning for a sustainable future is obviously made much more difficult when a rapidly changing climate is added to the equation. Planning effective policy and development goals will depend greatly on where we find ourselves in ten, twenty, thirty or fifty years. A recent paper published in the journal Nature, authored […]Read More

Climate Change and Civil Society Climate Change and Human Rights Commentary Op-Ed

Climate Change Exacerbates Social Tensions and Leads to Conflict

A wide array of research reveals that climate change plays a salient role in social change, violence and war. This research summary is one of the most comprehensive surveys of the social impacts of climate change ever assembled. Climate change and conflict The relationship between climate change, social tensions and conflict is well laid out […]Read More

Climate Change and Civil Society Sustainability Sustainable Economy Video Water Resources

Video Friday: Philippe Cousteau Speaks on Water, Climate and Resource

World-famous ocean and environmental advocate Philippe Cousteau Jr. speaks of the relationship between water and climate, and the coming challenges of the 21st century to address human population and  resource demand in a changing climate. “We have to fundamentally change the environment, with each other our economic and political systems that drive a lot of […]Read More

Energy Policy Featured Post Human Rights International Sustainability Sustainable Economy Water Resources

The Water-Energy Nexus in a Climate-Changed World

Editor’s note: This post is a finalist in Masdar’s Engage blogging contest as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Special thanks to Tim Hurst and Nick Aster.  The water-energy nexus – the fundamental connection between water and energy – may not seem an overly complex concept to initially grasp – and yet its implications are not fully understood in our industrial, […]Read More

Climate Change and Civil Society Climate Change and Human Rights COP18 Global Warming News International United Nations Video

Video Friday: Emotional Plea from Philippine Negotiator as COP18 Comes

“If not us, then who? If not now, then when? If not here, then where?” Naderev Saño, lead negotiator for the Philippines at the COP18 climate talks, gives an emotional and heart-felt plea for action in the waning hours of the conference. In his address Saño referenced the devastation brought by Typhoon Bopha, responsible for at […]Read More