Pearl Farming as an Adaptation Strategy for Climate Change?

Pearls are the only organic gem with global appeal across numerous cultures. Their origins in oysters that often need a particularly clean and temperature-sensitive environment...
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Mining and livelihoods: Mongolia’s future in a changing climate

While traditional livelihoods, or herding maintains a deep-rooted socio-cultural and philosophical significance for Mongolia and its nearly 3 million people, increasing aridity and rampant desertification...
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Climate Change and Security: Perspective from FoEME

Climate Change and Security Consultation Amman, Jordan For more than a decade, concerns about the main risks posed by climate change in terms of fragility and conflict have haunted the international community...
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Quote of the Month

“We must use all of the tools at our disposal, from dialogue and mediation to preventive diplomacy, to keep the unsustainable exploitation of natural resources from fuelling and financing armed conflict and destabilizing the fragile foundations of peace”...
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    Pearl Farming as an Adaptation Strategy for Climate Change?

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    Mining and livelihoods: Mongolia’s future in a changing climate

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    Climate Change and Security: Perspective from FoEME

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    Quote of the Month

Climate Diplomacy

  • 14 November 2014. Source: Chatham House
  • US and China Launch a New Era of Climate Diplomacy

    The joint announcement on climate change contributions by the United States and China marks a step-change in diplomacy in the run up to a potential global deal in Paris next year. The timing of the announcement will inject momentum into…

Topics

  • 4 November 2014. Source: World Politics Review
  • Catalyst or Curse? East Africa’s Oil and Gas Boom

    As he delivers his lecture from the breezy, pink-hued classroom, Robert Rutaro is optimistic about Uganda’s future in oil. An attorney with a master’s degree in oil and gas law from Scotland, Rutaro returned home this January to find a job in Uganda’s Ministry of…

Regions

  • 7 November 2014. Source: Center for American Progress
  • Rising to the Challenge

    Cities are at the epicenter of climate change, responsible for as much as 80 percent of heat-trapping emissions and enduring the brunt of climate change’s effects. Unlike the polarized debate on climate change at the national level, American mayors are…