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Four decades of Antarctic Ice Sheet mass balance from 1979–2017

Font: PNAS We evaluate the state of the mass balance of the Antarctic Ice Sheet over the last four decades using a comprehensive, precise satellite...

Activists sound alarm as human rights guidelines are dropped at COP

Font: Debex KATOWICE, Poland — Activists at the climate negotiations marked International Human Rights Day Monday by sounding the alarm over the removal of language...

Rapid Action Urged as Key UN Climate Change Conference Opens

Font: United Nations Climate Change UN Climate Change News, Katowice, 2 December 2018 – Following a year of devastating climate disasters around the globe, from California...

COP24 Side event: Approaching the point of no return

What does NDC mean for he rainforests? This event will present an analysis of the ambition for ending deforestation and protecting indigenous peoples' rigths in...

Your signature needed! Global Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on...

The 9th of December 2018 marks 20 years since global leaders adopted the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders. This was a major victory for the...

Countries of the South ask China to assume responsibility for the impacts of its...

  Peru, Ecuador, Kenya and Palestine reaffirmed the principle of extraterritoriality and responsibility for the respect of human rights, within the framework of its...

Statement: Overarching principles for rights-based forest restoration

To avoid catastrophic climate change all sectors of the economy need to radically and rapidly...

Implementation of the 2030 agenda: are ‘partners’ delivering?

Font: socialwatch.org The report for Colombia, by the Asociación Ambiente y Sociedad focuses on the performance of...

China in Venezuela: oil loans

The relationship that China and Venezuela have established under energy cooperation framework has allowed the...

Logging, Mining, And Agricultural Concessions Data Transparency: A Survey Of 14 Forested Countries

by Jessica Webb, Rachael Petersen, Elizabeth Moses, Carole Excell, Mikaela Weisse, Elizabeth Cole and Sam...

Questions about the role of International Financial Institutions in the implementation of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)

The International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and other entities grouped around economic growth and the Objectives...

Chinese Investments in Colombia

Colombia's trade policy has for many years favored attracting foreign investment. This responds to a...

Brazil, BNDES and investment projects with implications in the Amazon region

In recent years, some countries with emerging economies have become important international project funders; a...

Guidelines for discussion. Implementation of an Information Access Policy for the Brazilian Development Bank BNDES

The document we present is the result of a joint work among different regional organizations...

Executive Summary – Higs and Lows of safeguards

Environmental and social safeguards are changing for public and private investment in Latin America. At...

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