CIDSE Highlights No.9, November-December 2012
A few weeks from the Doha climate talks, the EU need to honour its promises to support developing countries financially to cope with the impacts of climate change. Sandy reminded us why, says Bishop Theotonius Gomes, President of Caritas Bangladesh
The poorest bite Doha's dust, as governments keep the negotiations on track towards a global deal by 2015, but do little more to avoid catastrophic climate change.
Climate-smart Agriculture – A useful paradigm for Development?, Climate change and agriculture 2nd Edition, Paper 1, Misereor, October 2012
CAN-E, Europe's largest coalition working on climate and energy issues CIDSE is a member of, expresses disappointment about the outcomes of the meeting of EU environment ministers on October 25th.
CIDSE, together with six other environmental and development organisations, made a symbolic handover of a pair of gloves to encourage Angela Merkel to keep working for more climate action in Europe.
Shaping Strategies: factors and actors in climate change adaptation, Lessons from two-year case studies in Africa and Latin America, Trocaire and IDS Research report, June 2012 (Executive Summary)
Justin Kilcullen, Director of CIDSE's Irish member Trócaire, writes about the Rio+20 conference and Trocaire's new climate research.
(Rio de Janeiro, 21 June 2012)Today, a high level delegation of Church and civil society leaders encouraged Poland to take a new path towards a more sustainable society in a meeting with Polish Under-Secretary of State for the Environment Beata Jaczewska. The delegation, organised by the international alliance of Catholic development agencies CIDSE, also urged European Commissioner Connie Hedegaard to make sure the EU reaffirms its role as climate leader to make low carbon societies a reality.
CIDSE's Scottish member organisation SCIAF, were delighted to attend the launch of Scotland's Climate Justice Fund yesterday after playing their part in a campaign to reach this historic moment for climate justice and Scotland.