Tagged: Climate Change
The world’s most climate vulnerable countries must work together in international climate negotiations or the needs of the one billion people they represent risk being ignored, concluded a summit of international civil society in Dhaka this week.
After three days of talking, the Italian G8 Summit 2009 was more about broken promises and photo opportunities, instead of real progress on solving poverty.
We've reviewed and analyzed the G8 Communique from Day 1 of the Summit, and here's our take.
Our new report warns multiple climate impacts could reverse 50 years of work to end poverty. Shifting seasons are destroying harvests and causing widespread hunger - but this is just one of the multiple climate change impacts taking their toll on the world’s poorest people.
We're working alongside a local partner, the Jingyuan County Association for Science and Technology (JCAST) on a series of anti-poverty programs in Gansu, including emergency support to endure the drought.
We're working with a consortium of local aid groups to petition the Salvadoran government to fund the construction of a levee system that would protect communities along the banks of the Sensunapan River.