Blog Action Day: How Will Bangladeshis Adapt to Climate Change?

BBC asks how will Bangladeshis cope with rising sea levels? Where will the population go? Up to 20 million people in low-lying Bangladesh are at risk from rising sea-levels, according to new research. The BBC’s David Shukman has been to see how some of the solutions may help those who are in areas vulnerable to […]

Climate Change and Palestinian Refugees

According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Lebanon faces great changes if average temperatures rise 2-4 degrees Celsius over the next 100 years, as most climate change models forecast. cheepest generic viagra Wael Hmaidan, executive director of IndyACT, The League of Independent Activists says climate change in the Middle East will […]

Refugees International to Establish New Center on Climate Displacement

(Refugees International) August 10, 2009 – Refugees International announced plans to establish the Ken and Darcy Bacon Center for the Study of Climate Displacement today. The Center will use Refugees International’s successful advocacy model to work towards stronger policies and structures that meet the needs of the tens of millions of people expected to be […]

How to Halt Desertification

Desertification is estimated to affect over 2 billion people in 140 countries if left unchecked, many of whom would be forced to move hundreds of miles to find usable land. So how do we stop desertification? The UN Dispatch says: Build a wall made out of sand and bacteria! Build a giant wall. 6,000 kilometers […]