Climate Change
Environment & Migration
Europe
Global Issues
Middle East & North Africa
Craig Bennett

As I looked in on my own children sleeping safely last Thursday night before I went to bed, I did so with added poignancy as I reflected that this was something Abdullah Kurdi was not able to do.

Climate Change
Energy
Minerals & Mining
Global Issues
North America
Stratfor

Alaska is perhaps the place where the conflicting interests between core interests and requirements to reduce energy consumption or use more expensive renewable energy are most apparent, writes Stratfor, the Texas-based global intelligence company.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Middle East & North Africa
UK Climate Change and Migration Coalition

Several prominent commentators have drawn connections between climate change and the rise of ISIS. US Democrat hopeful Martin O’Malley claimed that climate change has lead to the “extreme poverty that has led now to the rise of ISIL and this extreme violence”. John Kerry also argued that climate change would exacerbate Europe’s migration “crisis” and lead to the spread of extremism.

Climate Change
Global Issues
Alex Pashley

US-led Glacier summit warns of climate impacts in sensitive region, but China and India do not sign declaration

Climate Change
Land & Food
Private Sector
Water
Global Issues
01 September, 2015

Quote of the month

"Climate change is already disrupting our agriculture and ecosystems, our water and food supplies, our energy, our infrastructure, human health, human safety - now. Today. Climate change is a trend that affects all trends - economic trends, security trends.  Everything will be impacted. ...

Climate Change
Global Issues
Aline Robert

Current national plans for CO2 emissions reduction will fall ten gigatons short of the cut required, if the UN is to meet its target of limiting the global temperature rise to +2°C. EurActiv France reports.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Civil Society
Climate Change
Global Issues
Laura Dattaro

The United Nations will finalize in September its Sustainable Development Goals, which aim to eliminate poverty while reducing humanity's environmental discussion, including lessening the harmful effects of climate change. And some advocates are working to spread the message that climate change impacts men and women differently — and the UN goals need to reflect this sometimes grim reality.

Climate Change
Energy
Europe
Kalina Oroschakoff

The western Balkans are hoping to join the European Union one day, but governments across the region are investing in new coal-fired power plants at a time when the EU is championing renewables and energy efficiency.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Climate Change
Land & Food
Central America & Caribbean
Diego Arguedas Ortiz

Central America’s toolbox to pull 23 million people – almost half of the population – out of poverty must include three indispensable tools: universal access to water, a sustainable power supply, and adaptation to climate change.

Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Private Sector
Global Issues
Cynthia Cummis

Investors are, by necessity, experts at taking calculated risks. They scan the horizon of our ever-evolving world for new and sometimes unexpected economic challenges so that they can put their money where it’s most likely to grow. Today, financial institutions are facing one economic challenge that will fundamentally change the way we do business—climate change.

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