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  • IUCN success in Poznan

    IUCN's David Huberman talks us through the general mood of this year's United Nations climate change conference and outlines the successes IUCN has enjoyed here. To listen, click here.
  • IUCN influences U.N. climate talks

    As the countdown to Copenhagen gets under way, IUCN has put on the table of the current U.N. climate change talks in Poznan, Poland a clear position on ecosystem-based adaptation.
  • Towards an equitable post 2012 climate agreement

    A new publication on North /South equity will be launched on December 10th in Poznan, during the UNFCCC climate change negotiations.Towards an equitable post 2012 climate agreement will be presented at 11 am at the EU Pavilion during ...
  • Women feel the heat of climate change

    Women’s lives are more at risk than men’s because of climate change, according to IUCN. Climate change will affect all countries, but poor women in developing countries will be disproportionately affected. Despite this, most of the UNFCCC debate on climate so...
  • We're getting there

    IUCN's Climate Change Officer, Ninni Ikkala, explains how IUCN has managed to get ecosystem adaptation - using natural infrastructure, such as mangroves and forests, to help people adapt to climate change - on the agenda here at the UNFCCC meeting in Poznan....
  • Helping people adjust to climate change

    IUCN has established a new network to help people suffering the effects of climate change learn how to cope with it. The Ecosystems and Livelihoods Adaptation Network, set up with the help of WWF and the MacArthur Foundation, will link up organizations...
  • New climate change network

    There is a growing recognition in discussions here in Poznan of the role that nature can play in helping people adjust to the impacts of climate change. Governments and environmental and development groups at the United Nations climate change conference are...
  • The latest from negotiations

    As we come to the end of the first week in Poznan, IUCN's Senior Policy Advisor Connie Martinez says she feels hopeful that the negotiations are picking up the pace. To listen, click here.
  • Talks running smoother than expected

    IUCN's consultant on climate change, Claire Parker, says negoitations at the United Nations climate change conference finally began in earnest yesterday and so far things are going smoother than expected. She reflects on whether the American administration...
  • Social perspective on agenda at UNFCCC

    IUCN's Senior Gender Advisor, Lorena Aguilar, says these negotiations show a more people-centred approach to dealing with climate change for the first time. To listen, click here.
  • REDD discussions at full throttle in Poznan

    The topic of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degredation (REDD) is shaping up to be one of the most prominent features of this climate conference. REDD discussions are not only attracting a lot of attention and interest, they are also progressing...
  • Fantastic forests

    Protecting forests and planting new ones is one of the most immediate and cost effective ways to reduce carbon emissions and help cool our planet. IUCN's Senior Forest and Climate Change Officer, Consuelo Espinosa, explains the mysteries behind REDD -...
  • Poznan progress

    IUCN's Yves de Soye shares his impressions of the United Nations climate change conference so far and reflects on the direction IUCN should be taking. To listen, click here.
  • Ocean controversy

    Ocean fertilization is one of the methods being considered to deal with rising levels of carbon dioxide and associated climate change.
  • Climate change is the problem, nature - the solution

    Four years after the deadly Indian Ocean tsunami devastated the Asian coast, the need to restore, protect and invest in coastal ecosytems is clear. The difficult task to bring together different agencies, sectors and countries who are addressing today's...
  • IUCN's climate change wish list explained

    Neville Ash, Head of IUCN's Ecosystem Management Programme, explains what IUCN hopes to see come out of the negotiations at the United Nations climate change meeting in Poznan.
  • Save nature to fight climate change and reduce poverty

    Rising sea levels, violent storms, melting glaciers, droughts and floods – all caused by global warming – will spell misery for millions of people, as they lose their homes, food and drinking water.
  • Stand and deliver says IUCN

    Developed and developing countries at the UNFCCC in Poznan need to move beyond discussions over who will pay the most for the cost of reducing emissions. They also need unite behind emission reduction targets.
  • All we need is water

    Extreme water scarcity is not the only problem Jordan is currently facing. Combined with poor water management though, it might be the worst. When both water quantity and quality are inadequate, health and environmental hazards can reach alarming...
  • The human aspect of climate change

    For the first time delegates at the UNFCCC were trained on how to promote gender considerations in the climate change negotiations.
  • Get gender on climate change agenda

    As the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting gets underway in Poznan, Poland, IUCN's Senior Gender Advisor, Lorena Aguilar, explains what she has been doing to make sure women's voices are heard in the climate change negotiations. To...
  • Act now on climate change, IUCN urges governments

    IUCN is calling on governments at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Poznan, Poland, to make strong commitments to reduce carbon emissions in the short-term, not just the long-term.
  • Changing the climate forecast - IUCN

    IUCN hopes to see the roadblocks to a meaningful agreement on fighting climate change removed, especially given the climate agenda of the newly elected US government. Climate change is already affecting people and nature.
  • Conservation corridor

    A wildlife corridor that spans 2,800 km along eastern Australia was the subject of a new film premiered at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona last month. David Sheppard, Head of IUCN's Programme on Protected Areas, tells Wild Talk what this...
  • Women still absent in climate change debate

    Lack of women’s participation in efforts to solve climate crisis was the main focus of the Third Global Congress of Women in Politics and Governance held from 19 to 22 October in Manila, Philippines. The global gender alliance established by IUCN, UNDP and...


Last updated - Wed, 21 Aug 2019

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