Press Release: Climate Change Negotiations in Poland

Earthlife Africa Jhb 28th of November 2008 From the 1st of Dec. to the 12th of Dec. 2008, politicians, scientists and members of civil society will descend on Poznan, Poland to discuss climate change and methods to cut emissions. This COP meeting will set the foundations for COP 2009 negotiations in Copenhagen, which will decide the post-2012 Kyoto protocols. These international negotiations are of profound importance. The manmade phenomenon of climate change threatens coastal cities, will decrease food security, cause water shortages, increase destructive weather events, and wipe many species …

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From dirty energy to a climate friendly economy?

“From dirty energy to a climate friendly economy?” Published in Sunday Independent, 5/10/08 Between now and March 2009, the public will be asked to participate in debates about South Africa‚Äôs plans to deal with climate change. Victor Munnik and David Hallowes look at some issues in the debate. The world has already overshot the safe target for the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere according to US climate scientist James Hansen. The latest news confirms the warning. Arctic sea ice is melting much faster than expected and methane, a …

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Global Day of Climate Action

GLOBAL DAY OF CLIMATE ACTION Earthlife Africa Jhb and Greenhouse Project When: Saturday the 6th December 2008 11am-5pm Where: Alexandra Children‚Äôs Library, 3rd Ave, Alexandra, Jhb As International Climate Demonstrations are happening round the world on this day, join us in Alexandra where you will find: Working examples and demonstrations of Renewable Energy Launch of Itumeleng Organic Gardening Project A Giant Greenhouse for you to explore The Climate Change: ‚ÄòMural of Hope‚Äô Music and entertainment Local food and drink made by solar cookers! The Debate Corner for you to ask …

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