United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson today emphasized the impact that climate change has on food security, peace and stability, and called on countries to cooperate to address this phenomenon.

The changing climate has severe implications, locally, regionally and globally.

Climate Change
North America
Desmond Brown

Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas remembers how quiet – even uneventful – this tiny twin-island federation was for the first four decades of his life.

Bangkok, 31 August 2012 - Climate change will cripple the ASEAN goal of economic integration by 2015.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods

Moscow, 14 August 2012 — Environmental activists warned Tuesday that drilling for oil in the Russian Arctic could have disastrous consequences because of a lack of technology and infrastructure to deal with a possible spill in a remote region with massive icebergs and heavy storms.

Global Issues
Joan Nimarkoh

05 July 2012 - Private sector-led agribusiness brings with it opportunities but also dangers.

Rémi Dourlot (Interview)

In early June, ECC editors interviewed Rémi Dourlot from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) for West and Central Africa, based in Dakar, Senegal, on the Sahel food crisis.

Mohamed Issa

MIGOMBANI, 16 May 2012 – The East African archipelago of Zanzibar is attempting to win “environmental independence” from Tanzania by joining an organisation that promotes the sustainable development of islands in the Indian Ocean.

Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
North America
Patricia Grogg

April 26, 2012 - Havanna.

Ahmad Rafay Alam
19 April 2012 - The avalanche that engulfed the Gayari camp located on the Siachen Glacier, burying 124 soldiers and 14 civilians, is a national tragedy.