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 Camilla Schramek on 22nd May 2017

Bonn climate talks: Key outcomes from the May 2017 UN climate conference

Article from CarbonBrief featuring CARE’s Sven Harmeling at Bonn Climate Change Conference. Unfortunately, although the Paris Agreement includes an entire article on loss and damage signaling its political importance, governments […]

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By Sven Harmeling on 3rd April 2017

Promoting adaptation in the GCF: key first steps to take in 2017

In an article from March 2016 I outlined key next steps for the Green Climate Fund post-Paris to promote climate resilience for the poorest and most vulnerable communities. Now, one […]

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By Maurine Ambani on 20th March 2017

Courting complexity in climate services: Lessons from Participatory Scenario Planning

The Participatory Scenario Planning (PSP) approach for seasonal decision-making at the local level has now been adopted by national meteorological services, government departments and practitioners in various sectors as well […]

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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, 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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