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Climate Change(s) Values – Part 1

Environmental refugees share a similar fate with climate change – their existence is accepted by some whereas others negate their presence. Natural scientists commonly agree on the existence of man-triggered climate change, while there is no social consensus on the very same issue. In the article ”Climate Science as Culture War“ Andrew J. Hoffman convincingly … Continue reading

It is not only about “water”management

Aid workers, researchers and politicians are going to attend the World Water Week in Stockholm from 26 to 31 August in order to talk about the probably most important resource: water. The last months have already shown what impact too much (floods) or too little water (droughts, fires) has on us. Therefore, the World Water … Continue reading

Floods in North Korea

North Korea, a country that rarely leaks information to the outside world, is suffering from a flood which devastates the livelihood of thousands of people. This changed when Reuters reported on the floods in North Korea on the 28 July. As result articles on the natural disaster were published in several (online) newspapers and magazines, … Continue reading

The UN Climate Fund and the Role of Women

There it is! After three postponements, due to quarrellings on seat allocation,  the 48 represented countries of the United Nations‘ Green Climate Fund (GCF) have finally announced their nominations. The first meeting during which respresentatives will primarily discuss organisational and operational issues and draft the first fund’s workplan, will take place from 23 to 25 … Continue reading

It’s a matter of time …

On 29th of July the „Nature Climate Change Journal“ published a study on the glaciar melting and water supply in the Tien Shan (Central Asia) (for instance, Der Tagesanzeiger and the NZZ reported). The Tien Shan is shared by five countries (Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and China). All of them will have to cope with … Continue reading

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