At an Opening Press Briefing by Climate Action Network, Ms Dharini Parthasarathy (Comms CoOrdinator) introduces Panel Speakers Alden Meyer (Union of Concerned Scientists), Harjeet Singh (Action Aid) and Julien Treisetti (Green Peace Intl.) to give an overview of Expectations from COP 22 conference in Marrakech. Ambitions set in Paris in 2015 are already too low […]
COP 22 Agriculture – Science to Action ~ FAO Dep. Director and Coordinator for Natural Resources – Climate Change Impacts in Africa. Maria Helena Semedo (FAO Deputy Director) explained that Agriculture should be “considered a solution and not a threat”, adding that FAO’s work on climate change is aimed at strengthening resilience of smallholder farmers […]
Discussion by three Nutritionists – Heidi du Preez and Beatrice Rabkin, Regarding Nutrient-dense food in its most original form, preferably home-grown, wild foods
Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union Minister adn Environmentalist, India – We need to understand that Global Warming is already upon us, we have already lost quality of life, now we are discussing life itself. Each country needs to take action with or without legislation.
The University of Earth: Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Dr Gina Radford – Reducing Carbon Footprint of the NHS in the UK. Education of public and health professionals, Leading by example – TLC = Turn-off equipment, Lights off and Close the door
Farmers’ role in building Climate Smart Agriculture through Scientific Agriculture,Soil Health,Water Harvesting,Micro Irrigation.It showcases approaches & capacity support to strengthen citizens’ role in implementing INDCs at national level & promotes best practices-Haiti to tackle climate change.
Permaculture – John Turner – Organic Farming is now more popular than Genetically Modified (GM) Foods. We have to change because the Industrial system has such a negative impact on the planet as it uses mineral dollars instead of solar dollars. GM has gone out of fashion. The feedback from farmers is that they do […]
The University of Earth presents the Urgent Action Series: COP21 and CMP11, Paris 2015: Food Security in Indonesia
Charlie Fraser from the Foundation for Common Good discusses how money works to protect the position of the wealthy and how this would be different in a sustainable world economy – See further information f-f-c-g.org/team/
Permaculture – Kurt Amman – Rozendal Permaculture Farm – Organic Farming since 1985 – Chemical Fertilisers and Pesticides replaced with Biodynamic Organic Fertiliser
Bali Dancers, dance the story of the creation of the forest and the creatures in it, and the destruction by man by a flood, and natures anger.
The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Isis Alvarez works for the Global Forest Coalition – a group of social movements, NGOs and Indigenous People’s Organisations, which protects indigenous people’s rights when international forestry policies destroy livelihoods.