Care Climate Change

Welcome to CARE’s Climate Blog where you will find the opinions and thoughts of our staff as they engage in various aspects of climate change ranging from work in the field to negotiations at UN and other high-level events.

By Sven Harmeling on 15th February 2017

A call to G20 foreign ministers: It is time to tackle climate change

As G20 foreign ministers meet in Germany, it is time to tackle global challenges like humanitarian crises and climate change through cooperation G20 foreign ministers meet in Bonn, Germany, on […]

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By Vitu Chinoko on 7th February 2017

The United States Administration Should Commit to Global Leadership on Climate Change

It is important for the new US Government to recognize that climate change has brought a lot of challenges and misfortunes to the poor people in southern Africa, with a […]

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24th January 2017

CARE Asks to Strengthen European Consensus for Development on Climate Change

The European Consensus on Development, created in 2005, outlines the mission of the values, goals, principles and commitments which the Commission and EU governments have used to guide their development policies. […]

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By Johanna Mitscherlich, mitscherlich@care.de on 20th December 2016

Village vs Desert: Climate Change Stories from Niger

Niger is one of the poorest and least-developed countries on earth.  96 out of 1,000 children die before their fifth birthday, 1 in 200 women does not survive pregnancy or […]

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17th November 2016

Niger: Where climate change is a daily reality

By Amadou Dan Kouré Hospitals in dusty small towns. Young children inside, lying on beds next to their mothers displaying familiar signs of severe malnutrition. Their skin is stretched tight […]

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By Johanna Mitscherlich, mitscherlich@care.de on 16th November 2016

7 Things You Need To Know About El Niño … and why you should care

You don’t know what El Niño is? You are not the only one! Don’t stop reading because you are put off by a term you don’t know. You are not […]

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By Emma Bowa on 15th November 2016

Gender in the Marrakech Climate Talks

The UNFCCC recognises the importance of involving women and men equally in international climate change negotiations as well as in national level policy processes. Within the Paris Agreement, ‘Parties acknowledge that […]

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By Fiona Percy on 11th November 2016

Launch of the Adaptation Good Practice (AGP) Checklist is setting the scene for effective implementation of the Paris Agreement

At COP22 countries must focus on converting the ambitious goals of the Paris Agreement into practical reality by agreeing on concrete actions to put countries on a path towards low […]

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