(Cision Press Room) A joint report “Into Unknown Territory: The limits to adaptation and reality of loss and damage from climate impacts” published yesterday by CARE, Germanwatch, ActionAid and WWF issues around loss and damage as a result of climate change and demonstrates the urgent necessity for a range of approaches to address it through scaled up adaptation and mitigation measures. Click here to download full version of the report.
(RTCC article) The Rio+20 (UN Conference on Sustainable Development) is now less than a month away. The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gives recommendations for the “painfully slow” negotiations in Global Classrooms International Model UN Conference:
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(Guardian) Little progress was made over the last two weeks at the Bonn Climate Talks. “Climate crisis is not caused by lack of options and solutions, but lack of political action,” says Greenpeace spokeswoman. Read “Bonn Climate Talks End In Discord and Disappointment” for more information.
(Map of Life) By bringing together all types of information about species distributions, providing model-based integration, and providing a system for users to build upon our knowledge, the Map of Life project hopes to support our community in understanding and saving the world’s biodiversity.