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 record and output products from a regional atmospheric climate model...

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 from draft guidelines that would encourage protection of human rights...

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 to Kerala, and Tonga to Japan, the annual UN Climate...

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 the NDC of six major rainforest countries and discuss how...

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 human rights movement as the international community finally gave due...

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 investments   Geneva, 6th of November 2018.- Today the United Nations...

Chineses investments in Latin America under the scrutiny of the United Nations  

中文版 This Tuesday, United Nations Comission will analyze allegations of human rights violations in Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil and Venezuela. Review panel will take into account official information sent by the affected indigenous peoples.   Friday...