Climate Change

Marine Newsletter #7 2013 – August
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for August 2013
Published to 'News' 06 Sep 2013
Day 1 - Wind cycling the Caspian coast
(06.08.2013) In the hopes to raise awareness to the Caspian sea’s environmental issues, I have commenced a trip along Kazakhstan’s beautiful Caspian shore line. Armed with GRID-Arendal’s win ...
Published to 'Whike' 08 Aug 2013
Marine Newsletter #4 2013 – April
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for April 2013
Published to 'News' 30 Apr 2013
Arctic side event during UNEP meeting in Nairobi
February 18, 2013, Nairobi, Kenya, - A side event entitled "What future for the Arctic?" was organized on the occasion of theFirst Universal Session of the Governing Council / Global Ministerial ...
Published to 'News' 18 Feb 2013
UNEP Year Book 2013 is launched
February 18, 2013, Nairobi, Kenya - The 2013 edition of the UNEP Year Book was released by UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner, during the opening press conference of the First Universal Sess ...
Published to 'News' 18 Feb 2013
Journalist training on climate change held in Nepal
A journalist training workshop, held inNepal, brought together about 20 different journalists from the region to improve their skills for communicating on climate change.
Published to 'News' 18 Feb 2013
Where are all the youth?
There is something missing from the Doha UNFCCC COP 18 climate change negotiations, and it’s not just consensus. It’s hard to find the youth delegations here. This might be because the Qatar N ...
Published to 'Blog' 03 Dec 2012
Green Carbon, Black Trade: Illegal Logging, Tax Fraud and Laundering in the Worlds Tropical Forests
Environmental crime and the illegal grabbing of natural resources is becoming an evermore sophisticated activity requiring national authorities and law enforcement agenciesto develop responses c ...
Published to 'Green Carbon, Black Trade' 27 Sep 2012
Connecting Youth and Nature to Act on Climate Change
Peter Prokosch, Managing Director, GRID-Arendal, and Julia Rawlins, Head Society Programmes, British Council Germany, have published a Guest Article in Climate Change Policy & Practice about the ...
Published to 'News' 14 Jun 2012
GRID-Arendal trains youth climate activists in the Wadden Sea
(Arendal/Berlin - 18 April) From 23rd to 28th April, 21 young people from 15 European Countries will participate in the Wadden Sea Climate Training, and experience first-hand the world’s most im ...
Published to 'Highlights' 18 Apr 2012
Many Strong Voices launches new website
New website launched for Many Strong Voices, a programme which links the Arctic and Small Island Developing States to meet the challenges of climate change.
Published to 'Highlights' 15 Mar 2012
New iPhone Application Highlights Role of Ecosystems in Tackling Climate Change
A free iPhone application, named Blue and REDD Carbon, was launched today at the official opening of the One UN Pavillion at the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi.
Published to 'Highlights' 13 Dec 2011
Women Most at Risk from Climate Disasters, Says UN Report
Launched on December 6th at a side event of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP 17, a new UNEP publication, entitled ‘Women at the frontline of climate change ...
Published to 'Highlights' 06 Dec 2011
Women at the frontline of climate change - Gender risks and hopes
Women are often in the frontline in respect to the impacts of a changing climate. Globally the world is seeing increasingly frequent droughts and floods which are having economic but also profou ...
Published to 'Women at the frontline of climate change' 06 Dec 2011
Follow the latest updates from John Crump, GRID-Arendal's senior climate advisor at COP 17
John Crump is GRID-Arendal's Senior Climate Change Advisor. He is currently covering the negotiations in Durban for the office, and promoting the work of Many Strong Voices, a programme which li ...
Published to 'Highlights' 28 Nov 2011
ENVSEC Reports released in Astana
Two reports jointly prepared by Zoi Environment and GRID-Arendal for the Environment and Security Initiative were launched at the Seventh “Environment for Europe” Ministerial Conference that too ...
Published to 'Highlights' 21 Sep 2011
Climate Change in Eastern Europe, Russian, 2011
The publication prepared by Zoi in cooperation with GRID-Arendal and the Environment and Security initiative explores the impacts of climate change on Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine. The three cou ...
Published to 'Book' 21 Sep 2011
Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme
The Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) is an applied research programme in the Hindu Kush Himalayas. Its goal is to contribute to enhancing the resilience to change, particula ...
Published to 'Projects & Activities' 05 Aug 2011
High mountain glaciers and climate change - Challenges to human livelihoods and adaptation
Climate change is causing signifcant mass loss of glaciers in high mountains worldwide. Although glacier systems show a great amount of inherent complexity and variation, there are clear overall ...
Published to 'High mountain glaciers' 07 Dec 2010
Vital Climate Change Graphics for Latin America and the Caribbean 2010
“Vital Climate Change Graphics for Latin America and the Caribbean demonstrates both the urgent need to act and the significant benefits that could be gained by taking early action to adapt and ...
Published to 'Latin America and the Caribbean 2010' 06 Dec 2010
UN 2008 Greenhouse Gas Footprint, launched on Tuesday, December 15 by UNEP and EMG
The institutions of the UN system are responding to the Secretary-General's call to make its in-house practices alongside its field operations more climate-friendly and environmentally susta ...
Published to 'Highlights' 17 Dec 2009
Himalaya reports
3 reports are available as Interactive e-books: * "Water Storage - A strategy for climate change adaptation in the Himalayas" * "The Changing Himalayas" * "Local Responses to Too Much and To ...
Published to 'Himalaya reports' 04 Nov 2009
Blue Carbon - The Role of Healthy Oceans in Binding Carbon
A new Rapid Response Assessment report released 14 October 2009 at the Diversitas Conference, Cape Town Conference Centre, South Africa. Compiled by experts at GRID-Arendal and UNEP in collaborati ...
Published to 'Blue Carbon' 14 Oct 2009
The Natural Fix? The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Mitigation
A rapid response assessment report released by UNEP to mark World Environment Day 2009 indicates thatboosting investments in conservation, restoration and management of natural ecosystems will n ...
Published to 'The Natural Fix' 05 Jun 2009
Climate in Peril - A popular guide to the latest IPCC reports
This book presents the substance of the Climate Change 2007 Synthesis Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in simplified language and structure.
Published to 'Climate in Peril' 16 Feb 2009
A Case for Climate Neutrality
These case studies convey frank and personal testimony activities. Several of these case studies relate examples where surrounding the challenges, rewards and occasional influencing those “upstrea ...
Published to 'A case for Climate Neutrality' 28 Nov 2008
Vital Water Graphics - 2nd Edition (2008)
An Overview of the State of the World’s Fresh and Marine Waters The report presents an overview, through a set of graphics, maps and other illustrations, of the current state of the world’s fr ...
Published to 'Vital Water Graphics 2' 28 Oct 2008
Kick the Habit: A UN Guide to Climate Neutrality
A new UNEP publication, written and produced by GRID-Arendal for World Environment Day 2008, shows how various levels of society can work towards climate neutrality. Written and reviewed by expert ...
Published to 'Kick the Habit' 10 Jul 2008
Many Strong Voices - MSV
Many Strong Voices is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being, security and sustainability of coastal communities in the Arctic and Small Island Developing States (SIDS ...
Published to 'Websites' 17 Jun 2008
In Dead Water
Merging of Climate Change With Pollution, Over-Harvest, and Infestations in the World's Fishing Grounds A rapid response report that mapsthe multiple and combined impacts of pollution; alien i ...
Published to 'Publication List' 15 Apr 2008
Global Outlook for Ice & Snow
The “Global Outlook for Ice & Snow” is a special and unique UNEP report launched to mark World Environment Day on 5 June 2007. Snow and ice, with their large areas but relatively small volumes, ...
Published to 'Publication List' 04 Jun 2007
The Vital Climate Graphics for Latin America and the Caribbean
Vital Climate Graphics Latin America and the Caribbean is a collection of graphics that highlight greenhouse gas emission trends, observational evidence, and projected impacts of warming and adv ...
Published to 'Latin America and the Caribbean' 15 Feb 2007
Vital Climate Graphics - Update
The publication of this second edition was prompted by the popularity of the first edition and the obvious need for providing updated information to our readers. The contents of this publication ...
Published to 'Vital Climate Graphics - Update' 15 Jan 2007
Vital Arctic Graphics
The fate of the Arctic environment deserves global consideration. The Arctic is the world’s last continuous, undeveloped and unexploited coastal and marine region. It is an area highly unique in ...
Published to 'Vital Arctic Graphics' 15 Jun 2006
Planet in Peril: An Atlas of Current Threats to People and the Environment
This Atlas illustrates through texts and beautifully rendered maps, graphics and diagramsa holistic and well-researched analysis of today’s global issues and their impact on human population and ...
Published to 'Planet in Peril' 11 Mar 2006
Vital Climate Graphics Africa
The latest report (Third Assessment Report) of the UNEP/WMO Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) notes a warming of approximately 0.7°C over most of the African continent during the ...
Published to 'Vital Climate Graphics Africa' 05 Jul 2002
IPCC Third Assessment Report - Climate Change 2001
This web-site contains the full text and graphics from the four Climate Change reports by the IPCC's Working Groups. The web site was produced for the 7th Conference of the Parties to the United N ...
Published to 'Websites' 01 Oct 2001
Vital Climate Graphics
Vital Climate Graphics are based on the reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which was established by the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Meteorolo ...
Published to 'Vital Climate Graphics' 22 Sep 2001
IPCC report: Special Reports on Climate Change
This web-site contains the full text and graphics from five special reports by the IPCC's Working Groups. It was first released for the 6th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framewor ...
Published to 'Websites' 24 Nov 2000