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13 November 2015

Decoding the ABC’s of COP21 - Part 5

Everywhere you look, people are talking about COP21 and the need for a deal to emerge from what is slated to be the one of the planet’s biggest climate conferences. The topics, the timelines and the talk in general can get confusing so we decided to take the bull by the horns and break it down to the lowest common denominator. This week, we're concluding the series with letters U through T...
6 November 2015

5 things to learn from the haze about changing climate change

The haze in Southeast Asia is back again, impacting health, lives and livelihoods of thousands. Caused mainly by illegal slash and burn practices to clear land to meet the growing demand for pulp, paper and palm oil, the haze is widely regarded as an (almost) annual nuisance - but little do we realize that the haze is also linked to climate change.
30 October 2015

Decoding the ABC’s of COP21 - Part 4

Covering letters P through T, we hope you're ready for part 4 of this series! Everywhere you look, people are talking about COP21 and the need for a deal to emerge from what is slated to be the one of the planet’s biggest climate conferences. The topics, the timelines and the talk in general can get confusing so we decided to take the bull by the horns and break it down to the lowest common...
28 October 2015

Wheels For Change: Q&A with Benson Ireri from Christian Aid

As the momentum around COP21 starts to build, we wanted to feature the story of a group that is literally setting the wheels in motion for a climate resilient future. Read on to know more about the Pan Africa Cycling Caravan for Climate Justice, an epic journey of 6,500 kilometres across nine countries undertaken by individuals committed to change climate change.
23 October 2015

Decoding the ABCs of COP21 - part 3

Everywhere you look, people are talking about COP21 which is slated to be one of the planet’s biggest climate conferences. The topics and timelines in general can get confusing so we decided to break it down for you. Read on to understand COP21 in 26 letters…its almost as simple as learning your ABCs! Here's a look at letters K - O in part 3 :)
16 October 2015

5 Ways Climate Change is Challenging our Food Security

Climate change is a people issue and to drive this critical message home on World Food Day today, we decided to talk about climate change and its impact on food. From ocean acidification to super storms, here's a look at five ways changing climate and its adverse effects on weather patterns will pose a threat to our food security.
9 October 2015

Decoding the ABC’s of COP21 - part 2

Everywhere you look, people are talking about COP21 which is slated to be one of the planet’s biggest climate conferences. The topics and timelines in general can get confusing so we decided to break it down for you. Read on to understand COP21 in 26 letters…its almost as simple as learning your ABCs! In part 2 of our series, we're looking at letters F - J.
2 October 2015

Decoding the ABC’s of COP21 - part 1

Everywhere you look, people are talking about COP21 which is slated to be one of the planet’s biggest climate conferences. The topics and timelines in general can get confusing so we decided to break it down for you. Read on to understand COP21 in 26 letters…its almost as simple as learning your ABCs! Kicking off part 1 of this series are letters A - E, enjoy ;)
25 September 2015

In Photos: SDGs & how they can help change climate change

This week, all eyes are on the UN General Assembly as countries come together to decide the post-2015 future for the global development agenda. Popularly known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs, here's why it presents a great opportunity to promote climate change goals too.
10 September 2015

10 reasons why climate change in the Arctic affects us all

Widely regarded as a mythical land, the Arctic seems too far away and remote, but this could not be further from the truth. The Arctic and its unique ecosystem are intricately tied to life on the rest of our planet and as the region warms at a rate of almost twice the global average, here are ten reasons why it affects us all.

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