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“This Time There Will Be No Noah’s Ark”

Posted on 29 December 2010 by editor

There could be 100 million climate refugees in the next five to seven years, warns Leonardo Boff. Credit:Daniela Pastrana/IPS

Daniela Pastrana interviews LEONARDO BOFF, Brazilian writer and theologian*

MEXICO CITY, Dec 28, 2010 (TierramĂ©rica) – “The market is not going to resolve the environmental crisis,” says theologian and environmentalist Leonardo Boff, professor at Brazil’s State University of Rio de Janeiro. The solution, he says, lies in ethics and in changing our relationship with nature.
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Emissions Punted to Durban, Breakthrough Seen on Forests

Posted on 11 December 2010 by editor

Indigenous rights protestors bundled away from negotiations by police. Credit:Nastasya Tay/IPS

By Stephen Leahy*

CANCÚN, Mexico, Dec 11, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – If success is measured by delaying difficult decisions, then the CancĂșn climate meeting succeeded by deferring crucial issues over financing and new targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to the next Conference of the Parties meeting a year from now in Durban, South Africa.
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CancĂșn, impensĂĄvel sede de uma cĂșpula sobre clima

Posted on 08 November 2010 by admin

Vista aérea do hotel Moon Palace, sede oficial da COP 16, onde estå planejada a instalação de um aerogerador sem estudo de impacto ambiental. Crédito: Cortesia Centro Mexicano de Direito Ambiental (Cemda).

Emilio Godoy

CIDADE DO MÉXICO, MĂ©xico, 8 de novembro, (IPS/TerraViva) – (TierramĂ©rica).- CancĂșn nĂŁo poderĂĄ se mostrar, diante dos delegados da conferĂȘncia sobre mudança climĂĄtica, como modelo de cidade preparada para enfrentar o aquecimento global.
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MEXICO: Civil Society Divided Ahead of Climate Summit

Posted on 09 June 2010 by editor

Credit: Ana Libisch/IPS TerraViva

By Emilio Godoy

MEXICO CITY, Jun 4, 2010 (IPS) – With less than six months before Mexico hosts the next global climate change summit, Mexican environmental organisations hosting the parallel civil society forum are divided on how to carry it out — which some fear could ultimately weaken their role at the negotiating table. Continue Reading


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