Tag Archives: Climate change

The European Union – the environmental challenges and your voice

Environmental challenges are everywhere. There is an urgent need to stop biodiversity losses and to improve air, water and soil quality – to name but a few problem areas. Among examples of global environmental problems, the loss of bees is … Continue reading

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Egypt facing water scarcity

From the unpublished material: 2019 January 01 Several countries may be afraid for water scarcity because of their population growth and higher temperatures and more droughts alternated with uncontrollable many devastating rainstorms. For Egypt for example, unless the current fertility … Continue reading

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High time to to put the environment at the heart of people’s lives

In 2018 lots of people had hoped that many politicians all over the world would be willing to put the environment at the heart of people’s lives. The United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation … Continue reading

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Going for sustainable development

People should know they all should join hands to make sure that we can survive in nice surroundings where nobody is afraid to seek to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. People should recognise that eradicating poverty in all its … Continue reading

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A busy 2017 #3 Fake, gossip and real news

In the year that it was 20 years ago princes Diana died, prince Harry brought the news of going to marry Meghan Markle. The gossip magazines and scandal-papers had a mouthful to tackle in 2017. Donald Trump was the number … Continue reading

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Natural capital in concept works. They know it, we know it, but how come it rarely translates at the coal-face of sustainable development?

Originally posted on Morgan Taylor Ecology:
My last blog focused on the threat of reduced protection for our most valued wildlife conservation sites. Thankfully initial comments from Brussels were reassuring, and the headlines satiated my smugness by stating more or…

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A Miracle of Unity at COP21

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Something important happened in Paris this weekend which could change the course of history. For the first time, the entire world, all 195 countries – literally everyone – came together to agree to take united action on…

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2015 Ecology

Climate Business In Belgium Klimaatzaak (Climate Business) was formed at the end of the year 2014 and includes artists, scientists and conservationists. With film director Nic Balthazar, Ignace Schops of the Regionaal Landschap Kempen and musician Stijn Meuris they have … Continue reading

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2015 Health and Welfare

Health resilience, climate risks and Sustainable Development Goals 2015, the year that still 400 million people do not have access to essential health services  — including family planning, antenatal care, skilled birth attendance, child immunization, antiretroviral therapy, tuberculosis treatment, and … Continue reading

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Shaped by years of unprecedented outreach and public engagement

Obama is one of the rare American presidents who has put himself aside more than once for a country he wants to see as a heaven for many and not only for a few who find themselves better than other … Continue reading

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