Care Climate Change

Find below CARE’s news, stories and press releases on various topics concerning climate change.

By Viivi Erkkilä on 20th May 2016

A world in crisis in an era of climate disruptions

The world is currently witnessing the highest level of human suffering since the Second World War. A recent report by UNISDR shows that between 1995 and 2015 90% disasters were climate related. In […]

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By Viivi Erkkilä on 13th May 2016

Turn words into action: it’s time to deliver on the Paris climate promises

13 May 2016, Bonn. The Paris climate deal is likely to come into effect earlier than originally planned, but the world is still on pathway to climate chaos unless countries […]

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By Viivi Erkkilä on 20th April 2016

New report: Why a joined-up approach to climate and development will define success of the Paris Agreement

20 April 2016, Geneva / London. A new report by CARE International and WWF International notes that “information is emerging almost daily that increases our understanding of the growing impacts of climate […]

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By CARE on 30th March 2016

Oxfam, Save the Children and CARE call for donor intervention, as Southern Africa region endorses action plan to tackle El Nino food crisis

Donors and Southern African governments must act swiftly, collaboratively, and generously in responding to the South African Development Community’s (SADC) announcement of a regional drought emergency triggered by El Nino, […]

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By Viivi Erkkilä on 8th March 2016

Planet 50-50: Women Step Up for Climate Action

Climate change is essentially a question of social justice. What’s really unfair is that the poorest and most vulnerable people – particularly women and girls – suffer the most even […]

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By Viivi Erkkilä on 2nd March 2016

Band-aid solutions to Cyclone Winston not enough, focus must be on building resilience to more frequent disasters, CARE warns

As communities in Fiji start to pick up the pieces after the destruction left by Cyclone Winston, attention must also focus on improving people’s resilience to climate shocks, says international […]

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By CARE on 2nd March 2016

Statement from the Coalition for Higher Ambition

In an open letter to EU Heads of State and Government, Climate and Environment Ministers, the European Commission and the European Parliament, over 70 major businesses, NGOs and trade unions […]

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By CARE on 23rd February 2016

El Niño: In eight weeks millions of Ethiopians will have no food if funding gap persists

23 February 2016: Ethiopia is now firmly in the epicentre of the global El Niño crisis, with widespread drought severely impacting large swathes of the north, central and eastern highlands. […]

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