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 Mala Silas, Gender Equality Program Officer with CARE Vanuatu on 23rd November 2017

Community Farms Helping Small Islands in Vanuatu Adapt to Climate Change

PORT VILA, Vanuatu, Nov 15 2017 – Here in Vanuatu, the ocean has been getting warmer and more acidic. Scientists are predicting that cyclone patterns will change, we’ll see heavier […]

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By Tonya Rawe on 20th November 2017

Aziza was in the room

Aziza was in the room Sometimes at meetings in CARE, we leave one chair at the table empty. That chair represents Aziza, a hypothetical or representative woman on whose behalf […]

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17th November 2017

COP23 Closing Press Release

Agreements at UN climate talks fall behind vulnerable countries’ call to action Bonn, Germany. 17 November. The international humanitarian and development agency CARE International comments on the closure of the […]

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By Sheri Lim, Climate Change and Resilience Team Leader, CARE UK on 16th November 2017

COP23: The Issue of Loss and Damage

Under the Fiji presidency of COP23 in Bonn, Germany, we have heard many stories of the devastation faced by the Pacific islands during Typhoon Haiyan, Cyclone Winston and Cyclone Pam. […]

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By Alebachew Adem, Regional Advisor for Sustainable Agriculture & Climate Resilience, CARE USA on 16th November 2017

An African Perspective on COP 23

Despite insignificant contribution to global GHGs emissions (about 3%), African countries are already making a major contribution to global emission cuts and adaptation. According to a recent UN study, African […]

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By Eddy Maliliu, CARE Vanuatu on 13th November 2017

The Story of Our Local Basket: The Impact of Climate Change in Vanuatu

Like our other Pacific neighbors, in Vanuatu we relish the good things in life. We love the oceans and the forests of our natural environment; we enjoy our local food; […]

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By Sven Harmeling on 11th November 2017

The power of the 1.5°C limit: preparing the ground for greater ambition

Including the 1.5°C limit in the Paris Agreement was a major political achievement. Many civil society organisations, including CARE, strongly supported calls of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and other […]

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By Vitu Chinoko on 10th November 2017

My Agriculture, My Life

Today November 10, is Agriculture Day at COP 23, so it’s only right to reflect on the impact of climate change on food and agriculture systems, particularly impacts on small-scale […]

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