COP 20 Lima Woman Panel Speakers from WECAN on: Global Climate Injustice which particularly affects woman. Inclusion of woman in Climate Change policies & mitigation measures. Gender equality in the global sustainable economy and womans rights to participate in Climate Change adaptation & mitigation initiatives.
Presenters from Korea Adaptation Centre for Climate Change (KACCC) speak on Korea’s Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation efforts, including International Cooperation for Adaptation, at COP 20, Lima, Peru. Currently the degree of climate change on the Korean Peninsula is greater than the global average, even with Korean Government’s strong commitment, the fight against climate change […]
Ms. Azeb Girmai of Initiatives of Change (IofC) and LDC Watch in conjunction with other panel speakers, addressed the issues of lack of support and funding from developed countries for LDC’s (Least Developed Countries) and Africa in terms of adaptation and mitigation, as well as binding adaptation actions not being embedded in the COP negotiations. […]
COP 20 Lima Interview with REDD+ Management Agency Heru Prasetyo who reports to the President in a similar position as a minister, Mr Prasetyo discusses: Halting deforestation for Palm Oil Plantations in spite of increased global market demands with better plantation productivity. Reflooding of Peatlands to reduce fires, methane and CO2 emissions. Mr Heru Prasetyo provides a great […]
COP 20 Lima US Center Panel Presenters Dave Osborne (UN) & Dr. Libby Jewett (NOAA) on: Ocean acidification, ocean resilience and marine adaptation measures that need to be urgently implemented globally. More than 1 Billion people are dependent on the ocean eco-systems for their food security & livelihoods. This side show filmed ar COP 20 Lima […]
COP 20 Lima Panel Speakers from the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) on: The inclusion of positive Small-holder Organic Farming climate change impacts in the IPCC climate action negotiation agenda. Agriculture is at the forefront of climate change impacts with, droughts, floods & extreme weather impacting on food security and loss of farming […]
COP 20 Lima IPCC Working Groups 2 & 3 Members Dr. Chris Field & Dr. Youba Sokona presentation on: Overview of the COP 20 conference and IPCC Risk Assessment Report AR5 addressing key issues on Climate Change in the context of Global Change.
Youth Panel Speaker on, Indigenous peoples are on the frontline of Climate Change impacts. Extractive operations such as mining, logging, oil production, live stock farming are causing additional negative impacts.
Al Gore speaks about the flawed GDP system which only measures growth and the impact on finite resources, lack of investment in education, health & family services. A Sustainability measurement system needs to be implemented in business plans & included in government policies globally.
Iain Keith, a Senior Campaign Director of Avaaz, a civic organisation that promotes global activism, speaks at COP 20, Lima, Peru on Energy -People Power pushing Positive Change. In a quoted statement: ‘2014 was a turning point year’, Iain Keith elaborates on some of the facts that support this statement, viz; People Power, Renewable Energy […]