Climate Change Could Destroy This Peruvian Farmer’s Home. Now He’s Suing a European Energy Company for Damages
Feb18

Climate Change Could Destroy This Peruvian Farmer’s Home. Now He’s Suing a European Energy Company for Damages

[posted on Time by Ciara Nugent – Hamburg, October 5, 2018 Climbing a snowcapped mountain in the predawn light, Saúl Luciano Lliuya says he could sense something changing. All his life, pristine glaciers have nestled between the peaks surrounding his hometown in the Cordillera Blanca region of the Peruvian Andes, providing water, work and beauty. “Now you can see it,” he says. “They’re disappearing.” The region’s glaciers are...

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(Italiano) Rassegna stampa-Febbraio 2019
Jan31

(Italiano) Rassegna stampa-Febbraio 2019

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Urban forests, regeneration and conflicts: the case of Prati di Caprara in Bologna (Italy)
Jan30

Urban forests, regeneration and conflicts: the case of Prati di Caprara in Bologna (Italy)

by Andrea Zinzani and Enrico Curzi An analysis of the socio-environmental conflict in the course of the regeneration process of Prati di Caprara in Bologna (Italy): how urban political ecology can help us framing the politics and nature of urban forests. At the end of November the first World Forum on Urban Forests, promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and organized by local institutions and academic organisations,...

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(Italiano) 30 mamme NOPfas parleranno ai 30 Ministri Europei dell’Ambiente
Dec12
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Moratorium on gene drives
Oct16

Moratorium on gene drives

We subscribe and disseminate the petition for a Global Moratorium on Gene Drives, in view of the XII Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.   Gene drives are a new tool that force genetically engineered traits through entire populations of insects, plants, animals and other organisms. This invasive technology represents a deliberate attempt to create a new form of genetic pollution. They may drive...

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Dutch appeals court upholds landmark climate change ruling
Oct09

Dutch appeals court upholds landmark climate change ruling

[posted by Arthur Neslen on The Guardian, October 9, 2018] A court in The Hague has upheld a historic legal order on the Dutch government to accelerate carbon emissions cuts, a day after the world’s climate scientists warned that time was running out to avoid dangerous warming. Appeal court judges ruled that the severity and scope of the climate crisis demanded greenhouse gas reductions of at least 25% by 2020 – measured against 1990...

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