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 (TierramÃ©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.
Posted on 11 December 2010 by editor
Indigenous rights protestors bundled away from negotiations by police. Credit:Nastasya Tay/IPS
By Stephen Leahy*
CANCÃN, Mexico, Dec 11, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – If success is measured by delaying difficult decisions, then the CancÃºn 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.
Posted on 08 November 2010 by admin
Vista aÃ©rea do hotel Moon Palace, sede oficial da COP 16, onde estÃ¡ planejada a instalaÃ§Ã£o de um aerogerador sem estudo de impacto ambiental. CrÃ©dito: Cortesia Centro Mexicano de Direito Ambiental (Cemda).
CIDADE DO MÃXICO, MÃ©xico, 8 de novembro, (IPS/TerraViva) – (TierramÃ©rica).- CancÃºn nÃ£o poderÃ¡ se mostrar, diante dos delegados da conferÃªncia sobre mudanÃ§a climÃ¡tica, como modelo de cidade preparada para enfrentar o aquecimento global.
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