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Phase out fossil fuels, fund the poor: Asean NGOs urge rich nations

Eco-Business, 02 Mar 2015 - Regional coalition A-FAB has called on rich nations to adopt renewable energy and provide more funds for climate adaptation measures on the back of the Philippines' and France's joint appeal to act on climate change.

Posted by Lurraine Baybay Villacorta at Mar 02, 2015 04:29 PM |
Filed under: Renewable energy
Overfishing drives Thai boats to use more slave labour, sail further

Thomson Reuters Foundation, 02 Mar 2015 - Decades of overfishing and the international demand for cheap seafood mean Thai boats are increasingly turning to slave labour as fishermen flee worsening working conditions, a rights group said.

Posted by Lurraine Baybay Villacorta at Mar 02, 2015 04:26 PM |
Filed under: Agriculture
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Report on the pilot project towards developing statistical tools for measuring employment in the environmental sector and generating statistics on green jobs.

This report provides information on the survey development, questionnaire design, concepts and definitions, methodology of data collection, as well as main findings of employment in the environmental sector and green jobs in one of the pilot countries: Albania.

Posted by Fei Li at Jan 08, 2015 04:29 PM |
Technologies to Support Climate Change Adaptation in Developing Asia

Asia and the Pacific is expected to be hit hard by the impacts of climate change, with seven of the top ten vulnerable countries in the world being in the region. This publication showcases technologies that can be used to address such impacts across six sectors: agriculture, coastal resources, human health, transportation, water resources, and disaster risk management. The solutions presented may serve to demystify the technologies surrounding adaptation options.

Posted by Fei Li at Nov 28, 2014 11:31 AM |
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