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July 2011 Blog Posts (10)

Link climate change issues to public health problems?

A common-sense way to address climate change explained in Time Magazin’s article ‘Fighting Climate Change by Not Focusing on Climate Change.

“Climate Pragmatism”

The best way to deal with climate change… is not to deal directly with climate change. … “Policymakers today are likely to make the most progress to the degree…


Added by Uvais Ibrahim on July 27, 2011 at 15:53 — No Comments

New report on "social cost of carbon"


World Resources Institute and Environmental Law Institute



Added by Emina Ahmetovic on July 17, 2011 at 18:10 — No Comments

Jellyfish Rule - George Monbiot

Interesting article by George Monbiot

'Jellyfish Rule' is about the dwindling fish stocks and the observance of 'unimaginable numbers' of jellyfish in Cardigan Bay in Wales.

He uses the analogy of 'the beginning of the end of the vertebrate ecology' to describe the phenomenon. And, he writes...

A combination of overfishing and ocean…


Added by Uvais Ibrahim on July 11, 2011 at 16:09 — 2 Comments

U.S to help Pacific on climate change issues

USAID to open a regional office in Papua New Guinea that’ll address #climatechange issues facing Pacific island states http://bit.ly/m0LBnp

The U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Pacific Affairs says, the global climate change negotiations are “extraordinarily cumbersome given all the different players”, and that the U.S. will try to get more agreement among the ‘key players’.

Also, the…


Added by Uvais Ibrahim on July 4, 2011 at 13:35 — No Comments

New story site

I have been waiting for this day. That day is here at www.npong2franco.webs.com a fantastic platform all to express their opinions particularly on issues relating to climate change, environment and development in Africa.


I am so happy that at long least i have gotten my personal website to publish what my editors will not want to publish on the newspaper.

Please feel free to join me here by signing up to the…


Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on July 1, 2011 at 18:07 — 1 Comment

Ghana Launched Sustainable Water, Land Management Project


By: Francis Npong, Tamale

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MEST) has launched 8.15 million US dollars new environmental project in Tamale aimed to reduce land degradation and improve…


Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on July 1, 2011 at 17:07 — No Comments

Climate Change, Food Think Tank Inaugurated in Tamale


Francis Npong, Tamale

An Eleven - member Food for life Think Tank comprises  researchers and agriculturists, climate change experts and environmental scientists has been inaugurated in Tamale as part of efforts to ensure that rural…


Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on July 1, 2011 at 17:05 — No Comments

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