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  • South Africa: Join Greenpeace Africa and Earthlife Africa to march for a nuclear-free South Africa

    31 October 2012, source: All Africa
    URL: http://allafrica.com/stories/201210310943.html

    Together with Earthlife Africa, we want to gather as many people as possible to show our support for a just energy solution. Please join us as we march to a nuclear-free future! South Africa has some of the world's best renewable energy potential, but our government is still planning to introduce 9600MW of nuclear energy in the next 20 years...
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  • China's green transition boosts sustainable development

    31 October 2012, source: Capital FM News
    URL: http://www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/2012/10/chinas-green-transition-boosts-sustainable-development/

    BEIJING/COPENHAGEN, Oct 31 – China’s rapid shift toward a green economy will be a boon both to its domestic market and the global economy as the country’s greening process is creating new business opportunities worldwide. “There is no doubt that the Chinese market is very interesting for us...
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  • Green economy key to stemming food shortage in Africa

    31 October 2012, source: Business Daily
    URL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Corporate+News/Green+economy+key+to+stemming+food+shortage/-/539550/1607916/-/jumrbyz/-/index.html

    Last Tuesday, a food summit aimed at raising awareness about food security and safeguarding the ecological foundations that support production was held in Nairobi. The same day, the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) launched a report, Avoiding Future Famines: Strengthening the Ecological Foundation of Food Security through Sustainable Food Systems to coincide with the World Food Day...
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  • Global warming systemically caused hurricane Sandy

    31 October 2012, source: Pan-African News Wire
    URL: http://www.panafricannews.blogspot.no/2012/10/global-warming-systemically-caused.html

    Yes, global warming systemically caused Hurricane Sandy - and the Midwest droughts and the fires in Colorado and Texas, as well as other extreme weather disasters around the world. Let's say it out loud, it was causation, systemic causation. Systemic causation is familiar. Smoking is a systemic cause of lung cancer...
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  • Developing countries firm up common Doha climate talks position

    30 October 2012, source: AFRICA REVIEW
    URL: http://www.africareview.com/Business+++Finance/Developing+countries+firm+position+for+Doha+climate+talks/-/979184/1606978/-/view/specialReport/-/10umxy0z/-/index.html

    Developed Countries (LDC) met in Nairobi on Monday to develop a common position to be presented at the November climate talks in Doha. The technical experts said that developing nations will agree on shared goals which include establishment of a new climate treaty, financing and technologies required to accelerate green transition...
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  • Responding to climate justice challenges

    30 October 2012, source: Swazi OBSERVER
    URL: http://www.observer.org.sz/index.php?news=44726

    Introduction We, the faith based participants of the follow-up workshop on Pan-African Interfaith Climate Justice and Sustainable Peace in Africa from Southern and East African countries met in Nairobi from 2nd to 3rd October, 2012 under the auspices of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) and Programme for Christian Muslim Relations in Africa (PROCMURA) to reflect on the worsening situation Africa is facing due to Climate Change...
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  • Green paper on ocean management published

    30 October 2012, source: Sabinet Law
    URL: http://www.sabinetlaw.co.za/environmental-affairs-and-water/articles/green-paper-ocean-management-published

    Department of Environmental Affairs The green paper on the National Environmental Management of the Ocean (NEMO) has been published in Government Gazette 35783 for public comment. The policy published by the department of environmental affairs (DEA) aims to protect and conserve South Africa’s ocean environment and to promote sustainable development...
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  • Sustain our Africa 2012: Photo gallery

    30 October 2012, source: The Green Times
    URL: http://www.thegreentimes.co.za/stories/gatherings/item/1621-sustain-our-africa-2012-photo-gallery

    In light of the global crisis we are experiencing with regards to climate change, the Sustain Our Africa Summit was an important, educational, yet fun way to spend a few days at the Waterfront.
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  • Le Green Economy Forum en mars à Skhirat

    30 October 2012, source: Aujourd'hui Le Maroc
    URL: http://www.aujourdhui.ma/maroc-actualite/economie/le-green-economy-forum-en-mars-a-skhirat-98987.html

    C’est annoncé ! Le Green Economy Forum aura lieu jeudi 21 mars 2013 à Skhirat. Une plateforme d’échanges sur le business vert au Maroc sera donc initiée par Menatec spécialisée dans les secteurs de la sécurité alimentaire, énergétique et environnementale en partenariat avec le cabinet PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)...
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  • US study links climate change to violent conflict in East Africa

    30 October 2012, source: The east African
    URL: http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/US+study+links+change+in+temperature+to+violent+conflict/-/2558/1606780/-/pe08cf/-/index.html

    Hotter than normal temperatures raise the risk of violent conflict in East Africa, while increased rainfall makes such disturbances less likely, according to a new study conducted by the US National Academy of Sciences. For both climate variables, there is about a 30 per cent change in the likelihood of violence occurring in an affected area, the study finds...
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  • China's efforts to combat climate change win praise from leading expert

    30 October 2012, source: China Gate
    URL: http://en.chinagate.cn/2012-10/30/content_26942122.htm

    A global platform for carbon trading may be in place this decade, an official at one of the world's major environmental think tanks said. China's emissions trading system, which is likely to be the world's second-largest carbon market by 2015, may be a major player if it is connected to the proposed world system, said Andrew Steer, president of the World Resources Institute...
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  • Climate change: Any impact on Nigeria?

    29 October 2012, source: Vanguard
    URL: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2012/10/climate-change-any-impact-on-nigeria/

    Climate change is a worldwide phenomenon but a second look at the topic suggests that Nigeria may be immune from it. Impact as used may be negative or positive or a combination. A literal definition of climate states that it is the general weather conditions prevailing in an area such as Nigeria over a period of time...
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  • How Malawi shows the importance of considering population, food, and climate together

    29 October 2012, source: Population Media Center
    URL: http://www.populationmedia.org/2012/10/29/how-malawi-shows-the-importance-of-considering-population-food-and-climate-together/

    The following six-minute video, featuring Kathleen Mogelgaard, a consultant to the Environmental Change and Security Program at the Wilson Center’s Environmental Security and Change Program. Here, she advocates for appropriate interventions to ensure access to contraceptive information and services as one (among many) viable and important strategies for helping to ensure food security around the world...
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  • Climate change: Beyond the hype of 'climate wars'

    29 October 2012, source: Nigerian News24
    URL: http://www.nigerianews24.com/articles/climate-change-beyond-the-hype-of-climate-wars

    JOHANNESBURG, 29 October 2012 (IRIN) - A new study set in East Africa, one of the most detailed yet to examine the links between conflict and climate change, calls for a more balanced view on the issue - beyond the widely hyped “climate wars” said to be erupting over dwindling natural resources...
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  • Le Maroc accueille la première édition du Green Economy Forum

    29 October 2012, source: La nouvelle T
    URL: http://www.lnt.ma/societe/le-maroc-accueille-la-premiere-edition-du-green-economy-forum-56866.html

    Le Maroc ambitionne de devenir un acteur majeur de l’économie verte. En effet, ces dernières années l’intérêt du Royaume envers le développement durable se conjugue clairement à travers plusieurs projets, notamment la gestion des déchets ménagers, la lutte contre la pollution industrielle sans oublier la production d’énergies renouvelables, éolienne et solaire...
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