Tag: deforestation and climate change

Sumatra Indonesia

Stakeholders welcome the European Commission’s intention to step up EU action against deforestation and forest degradation, as indicated in today’s publication of a roadmap towards a Communication, which is expected to be adopted in the second quarter of 2019. This initiative follows numerous calls by NGOs and other civil society organizations, and clear demands by […]

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global warming and climate change

Defending Ecosystems Forests in East Africa are still vanishing due to agriculture and the need for fuel wood and charcoal. This deforestation threatens ecosystems that support millions of people and endangered species. To help stop this growing crisis, dozens of NGOs and thousands of stakeholders across five nations have united to develop plans that can make this […]

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global warming and climate change

Global Warming Gaining Speed Climate change has already left a mark on all continents and across the oceans, damaging food crops, spreading disease, and melting glaciers, according to the leaked text of a blockbuster UN climate change report due out on Monday. Government officials and scientists are gathered in Yokohama to discuss every detail before the final wording is released […]

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