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Why the Emission Trading Scheme damages nature

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 14:53

ETS falsely considers all bioenergy to be good for the climate. But the truth is that burning biomass creates emissions and does very little to tackle climate change. BirdLife Europe calls on the Europe...

Europe and Central Asia Climate Change - Europe and Central Asia

Forest & Bird disappointed at climate change ruling

Sat, 01/09/2012 - 03:01

Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) is dismayed at the High Court decision that says the effects on climate change cannot be considered under the Resource Management Act (RMA)....

Pacific New Zealand Climate Change

Foiling climate change

Sun, 01/04/2012 - 02:00

After seeding the sea with iron filings to create a carbon sink, and giant mirrors which reflect the sun’s heat back into space, comes a new geo-engineering solution which aims to maintain penguin breeding colonies in the Antarctic at their optimum t...

Worldwide Climate Change

Roadmap to a new global agreement – what did Durban deliver for our climate?

Tue, 13/12/2011 - 12:11

The UN climate change talks in Durban, South Africa concluded in the early hours of Sunday morning. The talks dragged into a second extra ...

Worldwide

BirdLife calls on governments to deliver in Durban climate change talks

Fri, 25/11/2011 - 06:44

Urgent political action is needed at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa, to commit the world’s governments to the deep...

Worldwide

BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at UNFCCC COP 17

Sat, 12/11/2011 - 17:05

BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC  COP17, Durban – full briefing here Will Durban deliver? There is a profound mismatch between the level of action demanded by our best scientific knowledge and t...

Europe and Central Asia

World experts discuss climate change at RSPB co-organised event

Wed, 09/11/2011 - 22:10

Some of the world’s leading experts on climate change, wildlife and natural systems gathered earlier today at the UK's Royal Society, to discuss the latest research on ...

Worldwide

Migratory species conservation in the light of climate change

Mon, 07/11/2011 - 22:01

BirdLife's views on the resolution Click here for pdfBirdLife International is supporting the proposal at the Tenth Conference of Parties of  Convention...

Worldwide Climate Change

Kenya’s environment authority advises jatropha is 'not viable' in coastal Kenya

Fri, 02/09/2011 - 10:35

A Nairobi newspaper reports that, after consideration of the scientific evidence, Kenya’s National Environment M...

Africa

Zwazo magazine tackles climate change

Mon, 21/02/2011 - 09:27

The latest issue of Zwazo, Nature Seychelles' (BirdLife Partner) bi-annual conservation magazine is on climate change. It contains accounts of activities being taken locally, in the region and globally to mitigate and ad...

Africa

Cross-border conservation vital to protect birds in a climate change world

Wed, 09/02/2011 - 08:38

Countries need to increase co-operation over conservation to protect birds and other wildlife in an era of climate change, according to a ne...

Africa

Save forests. Save ourselves

Mon, 24/01/2011 - 10:35

It's now official - 2011 is the UN International year of the forests. "BirdLife welcomes the spotlight this year falling on the lungs of our planet and home to the majority of the World's biodiversity", said Dr Marco Lambertini, Bird...

Worldwide

For he’s a jolly good (Africa Climate Change) Fellow!

Thu, 06/01/2011 - 10:42

Last month David Kuria was awarded a Certificate of Completion for successfully finishing an Africa Climate Change Fellowship with the BirdLife Africa Secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya...

Africa

A Chance for biodiversity in the Albertine Rift in the face of Climate Change

Mon, 20/12/2010 - 12:08

Biodiversity in Africa’s Albertine Rift, especially birds, is set to benefit from a number of measures and actions by BirdLife International...

Africa

Not perfect, but something for everyone: Cancún climate talks end with optimism renewed

Mon, 13/12/2010 - 14:47

The climate change negotiations (COP-16) have concluded with the Cancún Agreement. After two weeks of intense discus...

Worldwide

Agreement close on REDD+ at Cancún

Fri, 10/12/2010 - 21:44

In the closing hours of the climate change conference in Cancún, Mexico, agreement seems to be close on REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation), which would provide a mechanism for delivering fin...

Worldwide

Final day at Climate Change COP16 - so what's happening?

Fri, 10/12/2010 - 07:10

Well with officially just over 24 hours to go until COP16 here in Cancún is scheduled to close – how are the negotiations progressing? Are we getting closer to a fair,...

Worldwide

Africa Climate exChange online

Thu, 02/12/2010 - 13:47

Africa Climate exChange is a one stop shop on information on climate change, mitigation and adaptation in Africa. Using birds and BirdLife's Important Bird Area network as entry points, it demonstrates how biodiversity in Africa will...

Africa

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