The climate talks taking place in Bali underline the importance of understanding global warming and how to tackle it, especially in developing countries where it will be felt the most. Saleemul Huq sets out some key terms (archive).
As world leaders meet to discuss a post-Kyoto plan to address climate change, Ghana’s high commissioner in London, Annan Cato, urges prompt action — and for African voices to be raised and listened to.
China’s model of economic growth is highly energy intensive and a recipe for climate disaster, writes Karl Hallding. Now is the time for a new, competitive infrastructure, which can accommodate social development while minimising energy use.
Integrating environmental and social governance issues into investment decisions sounds like an impossible dream. But, say John Elkington & Jodie Thorpe, important initiatives are leading finance in the right direction.
The EU and China’s combined economic power could provide an unprecedented opportunity for leadership in a global low-carbon transformation, says a report from Chatham House. Bernice Lee presents a summary of the findings.
After decades spent in the forests of Africa studying chimpanzees, British biologist Jane Goodall now travels the world, spreading a message of peace and care for the environment. Interview by Joshua Wickerham.
The transfer of clean technologies to the developing world is only one part of the solution to the global environment crisis, writes Tang Hao. We must also change our approach to new technology on a philosophical level.
Hainan Island, China’s southernmost province, announced its wish to become an “ecological province” almost a decade ago. However, reports Feng Yongfeng, the tropical island’s biodiversity is still under threat.