On International Mother Earth Day, VSO volunteer Marije contributes a blog about her experiences in Malawi, climate change, and how we can begin to tackle this international issue within the communities it is affecting now.
My name is Marije, a Dutch ecologist and VSO volunteer working as climate change coordinator in the Nsanje district of… Read more »
In January we organised an open sharing event which involved four youth club members from Khagrachari presenting case studies to Members of Parliament from All… Read more »
Climate justice is one of the themes of the CIVICUS World Assembly. The question for those fighting for climate justice is how to connect up local voices to the global decision-making stage. VSO/CUSO-VSO led a workshop on Model Forest projects to explore best practice and share lessons learned.
In Cameroon there… Read more »
Low carbon development involves social and economic development that does not add substantially to greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. It can involve similar activities as mitigation, such as investing in… Read more »
In my last post I wrote about mitigation. In this post, I’ll talk about adataption.
Adaptation is more complicated. It involves strategies, an ongoing process, to ensure that people are not as affected by the climate hazards they face. For example, in places that are getting hotter and drier, capturing rainwater for… Read more »