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As we launched the new tool at an event in Paris, Neil Hawkins, Dow's Chief Sustainability Officer, told a story that resonated
Protecting, restoring and improving how we manage the world's forests, grasslands and wetlands can offset at least 20 percent of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions.
For those unfamiliar, according to Nobel Laureate Professors Elinor Ostrom who did much to develop the field, a "commons
As world leaders, diplomats, climate activists and journalists are set to meet in Paris at the end of November for a crucial conference to tackle climate change, a group of leading indigenous peoples groups are also making their way to the French capital.
COP21, the next UN climate summit in Paris, is only a few months away. Therefore, we have decided to roll out our big crystal ball and present you our 10 key outcomes you should (and should not) expect from Paris.
The U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) outlined scenarios last year to stay below 2C that could require
While we work to reduce the long-term influence of carbon dioxide on earth's temperature and climate, we also need to pay attention to the short-lived pollutants. The lives and livelihoods of millions of people will benefit.
As well as mitigating global issues such as climate change, nature reduces the impact an extreme event would otherwise have, and can support local sustainable livelihoods for the poor; which is key to coping with disaster.
Working peoples' experiences confirm what scientists have been warning for years -- rising temperatures caused largely by fossil fuel emissions that humans are pouring into the atmosphere are causing unprecedented climate disruption.
This is a historic opportunity for India to take the lead in shaping the global sustainability agenda. Backed by a strong electoral mandate, the new Indian government has been actively rooting for clean technology and energy efficiency in its endeavor to pursue a low-carbon growth model.