Before you pack the bags for this year’s holidays, it’s worth considering how you’re going to get there – and how much of a problem that might create for the world’s climate. Turns out there’s some unconventional wisdom from scientists – and if you can stand a little company, a road trip might be greener than you think….
What’s the climate friendly way to go on holiday this year?
Turns out the answer is much the same whether you live in London, Los Angeles or Lagos – and it doesn’t necessarily mean leaving your car at home.
LONDON (Reuters) — Development agencies worldwide are joining forces to spend $200 million in a 10-year programme to help the agriculture sector prepare for climate change and cut greenhouse gas emissions, farm research groups said on Wednesday.
The funding will go to research on how to feed a growing, more affluent world population in the face of expectations of worsening floods and droughts.
LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Too much of the $30 billion
pledged as “fast-start” climate aid will go to projects that
curb emissions instead of efforts to help vulnerable nations
adapt to extreme weather and rising seas, a study said on
Under the non-binding Copenhagen Accord agreed at a U.N.
summit in December 2009, donors agreed that money to give a
quick push to efforts to slow climate change from 2010-12 would
have a “balanced allocation between adaptation and mitigation”.