Tag Archives: climate+change

Climate Group Message to World Leaders: Global Emissions Reduction Targets Are Both Technologically and Economically Achievable

Looking to strengthen world leaders flagging resolve, a report by The Climate Group says that realizing the global CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets necessary to avoid the costs and strife of severe climate change are both technologically and economically achievable.

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Sustainable Ag, Ecosystem Services Big Part of Green Economy Solution

United Nations' executives and agencies highlight the need for new models, policies, and investments in sustainable agriculture, water resource conservation and management, and ecosystem services if future crises worse than recently experienced are to be averted.

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UN Launches Project to “Unlock Carbon Markets” for Farmers, Foresters, Conservationists

The UN and partners announced the launch of an international research project that aims to evaluate and assess the ability of soils and forest in nine developing countries to capture and store carbon, as well as provide a range of additional environmental, social and economic benefits. The project aims to open up nascent carbon markets to farmers, ranchers, foresters and conservationists around the world.

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Business Leaders Urge Climate Negotiators to Link Water, Energy & Climate Change

Business leaders and members of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development at the 5th World Water Forum in Istanbul called on climate negotiators to consider water, energy and climate change issues in an integrated fashion and released a report illustrating how businesses are trying to do so.

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Soil Conservation Key to Carbon Sequestration

Soil's role as a long-term carbon reservoir is increasingly being recognized even as agriculture and land use continue to reduce and degrade it, a trend that urgently needs to, and can, be reversed, according to a new European Commission report.

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