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Environmental Migration Highlights Socioeconomic Costs of Climate Change

2013's over 600 natural disasters resulted in 37 mass migrations of between 100,000 to more than 4 million people. World leaders are set to meet in Japan to try to address the situation by updating the Hyogo Framework for Action.Read More

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2013’s Weather: Yet More Good Reasons To Curtail Greenhouse Gas

The sixth warmest year on record, 2013's weather was wild, woolly, and very costly for people, economies, and ecosystems around the world, providing additional evidence of the inter-linkages between anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, a warming world and the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events.Read More

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A Roadmap of a Roadmap for a Sustainable, Fossil-Fuel Free

A rapid transition to sustainable, fossil fuel-free Central American economies and societies powered and fueled entirely by renewable energy resources is not only technically possible and cost effective, but would be socioeconomically beneficial, according to a new report from the Worldwatch Institute, with support from the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) and Costa Rica’s […]Read More