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    Cows in a cage: the solution to climate change.

    Deforestation and burning in the Amazon. Source: Leo Freitas

    In the future, green consumers might be faced with a difficult choice: Do they want to buy meat from grazing, grass-fed, cows who emit 50% more greenhouse gasses than their locked-up counterparts? Or do they want to prioritize the fight against climate change by […]

    Developing countries can kill two birds with one stone

    Many developing countries have already been taking action to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. These efforts have not been driven by climate policy but by the need for development, poverty alleviation and energy security.

    The attempts to link efforts for development and the fight against climate change could signal a new type […]

    Once again, the rich spoke about the absent poor

    Speakers and participants at the Beyond Kyoto Conference agree that the climate challenges are global and are likely to hit the developing world harder than anyone else. They also agree that the issue needs to be addressed and discussed internationally, across borders, religions and economies. But a short look at the list of speakers reveals […]

    India weathers hard times

    India needs adequate climate change policies to face the environmental challenges ahead

    Villagers wade through flood waters in Madhepura District in India's Bihar state, where about two million people are displaced or stranded after the Kosi river burst its banks, breached safety embankments and submerged roads leading to the region. (Photo: […]

    Women fight climate change in Africa

    Among experts there is no doubt, that in the future there will be a lack of water in Africa due to the climate change. Women play a big role in the farming world of Africa. And they are the ones who can save Africa from the worst effects of climate change.

    The climate change has […]

    The South still struggles to make its voice heard

    The participation of citizens in the climate change debate is essential. But in the Southern hemisphere, reality on the ground is often very different from what is discussed in conferences organized in the North.

    In Porto Alegre, Southern Brazil, the public participation to the climate change debate takes a very different form than in the […]

    Ulla Tørnæs: Make space for both development and climate action

    Tørnæs giving a speech earlier today at the conference.

    The need for drastic action on global warming must not prevent poor countries from developing, says the Danish minister of development, Ulla Tørnæs

    The connection between climate aid and development aid to the developing world is unavoidable; one cannot be addressed without the other. […]

    Voices: “I do not see any delegates from developing countries”

    Professor Moses J. Chimbari, Deputy Director at University of Botswana, wonders why there are so few delegates from developing countries.

    By Maj Susanne Junker