Posted on 28 September 2010 by admin
High winds cause up to 90 percent of storm damage in the Caribbean. Credit:maistora/creative commons license.
By Peter Richards*
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Sep 28, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – With a recent study warning that the Caribbean could lose six percent of its Gross Domestic Product annually to the ravages of climate change, some experts say that a combination of adaptation funding and risk pooling is the region’s best hope for the future. Continue Reading
Posted on 23 September 2010 by admin
By Mitch Moxley *
BEIJING, Sep 23, 2010 (IPS/TerraVIva) – Dubbed “The Great Green Wall,” a human-made ecological barrier designed to stop rapidly encroaching deserts and combat climate change is coming up across China. By 2050, the artificial forest is to stretch 400 million hectares â€“ covering more than 42 percent of Chinaâ€™s landmass. Continue Reading