As people from different walks of life gathered in Morocco in the bid to committing to climate actions, indigenous people were not left out. It was interesting to know that indigenous people, though form relatively small community (5% of world’s population), cover a greater percentage of the world’s richest biodiversity (80%). I was privy … Continue reading Indigenous People Forum On Climate Change
On Wednesday, 16th of November, the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) took place in the Kenzi Club in Marrakech. I was filled up with expectations since I had attended GLF in Paris the year before. Last year the event lasted a whole weekend and had 3500 participants. This year the whole event was held on a … Continue reading Tackling the Landscapes Approach – GLF 2016
Future Technology for Today Land-Use Change by Branindityo Nugroho Wednesday 16 November 2016. Unlike the days before, today is -in a positive way- different. It is because today Global Landscape Forum being held by the cooperation of CIFOR-WorldBank-UNEP. GLF held in Kenzi Club, Marrakech. Global Landscapes Forums, held alongside the UN climate negotiations, create a … Continue reading Back to the Future
Indonesia’s Sustainable Timber Trade Policy Promotes Climate Change Mitigation by Branindityo Nugroho This session took place in Indonesia Pavilion, 15 november 2016. It is quite remarkable as today is the first day of FLEGT being officially used as wood certification. Indonesia marked as the first country to establish this certification cooperation with European Union (EU). … Continue reading I Want My Wood Certified.
A case for degraded soil management as part of mitigation action provided by Branindityo Nugroho, IFSA COP 22 delegate.
Today was our first day at COP22 in Marrakech. After a short orientation phase we dove right into our first session. Luckily today was “education day” so we could gain a lot of knowledge relevant to IFSA's vision. Hearing all of the different aspects of environmental protection and restoration you come to think about what … Continue reading Future Visions
Meet our delegates to COP 22 for week 2!
By Charlotte Ross-Harris While you hear numerous snippets about the warming of the Arctic, it seems so far away and uninhabited, so is easy to forget. It wasn’t until NASA displayed some futuristic images of global atmospheric conditions that the problem became oh so real. The Arctic region is experiencing approximately double the amount of … Continue reading The Melting Arctic
By Jen Dawes [Apologies in advance, this post is a bit long!] A lot is spoken about how renewable energy (RE) is the future and an integral part of achieving our NDCs...but in a world of increasing energy consumption, is there a missing element which needs to be considered? As today was Energy Day at COP22 … Continue reading Renewable energy + energy efficiency = faster achievement of NDCs!
Today has been my first experience at COP22 and I’m really excited to join my colleagues: Charlotte, Vicky and Jennifer after scaling over some challenges that delayed me at home. I must admit COP22 holds a lot of interesting but insightful and educative sessions to its participants. Being fortunate to observe the incredible discussions on … Continue reading New Energy Realities: Building A Resilient And Low-Carbon Future by Samuel –