Month: November 2017

We need Just in Sustainable Development

Sustainable has become a buzzword recently. We always heard words like sustainable growth, sustainable development, sustainable lifestyle, etc. So, is sustainable really the only way moving forward? Maybe NOT ENOUGH. Sustainable development is insufficient, we also need justice in it. For an instant, sustainable electricity is not just about counting on how many kilowatt (Kwh)…

COP23 Coverage by BFM’s Tina Carmillia

https://twitter.com/tinacarmillia?lang=en FEMINIST FRIDAYS #40: INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND CLIMATE ACTION The participation of indigenous peoples in the UN climate negotiations has increased in recent years, and rightfully so, as they are some of the most vulnerable in the face of climate change. Preserving their traditional knowledge can vastly change their – and the world’s – fate.…

CAN discussions of Article 4 in PA

The Climate Action Network (CAN) held a strategy planning for COP23 to pressure negotiators to ensure that the negotiations will adhere to the Paris Agreement. One of the working groups focuses on the issues pertaining Article 4: Mitigation specifically Agriculture. One of the agricultural topics that was discussed was in regards to global livestock production…

Are oceans being talked about at COP?

Are oceans being talked about at COP? The link between ocean acidification and climate change is one that is scientifically proven, where the former is happening due to oceans absorbing an excessive amount of atmospheric CO2. Not only does this lead to oceans’ decline in its capacity to function as a carbon sink, marine ecosystems…

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