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Press briefing by CAN Intl. – Expectations of COP 22, Marrakech

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 […]
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CLIMATE IMPACTS AFRICA – AGRICULTURAL SECTOR ADAPTATION

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 […]
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Global Warming – Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

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.
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John Turner – Organic Farmer

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 […]
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COP 21 Isis Alvarez – Global Forest Coalition

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.