Explaining the housing program admistered by the Multi-Donor Fund to a group of residents. (Geumala Yatim, who started working with communities in Aceh soon after the 2004 tsunami hit, is writing…

Geumala Yatim |

It surprised me a little bit when I was driving my family along the west coast of Aceh a couple of weeks ago. Not too far from Banda Aceh, the capital city of Aceh’s province, a 15 meters wide-…

Harry Masyrafah |

Friday morning, I braved the snow, wind and sub-zero temperatures and hopped on the train around 7.30 a.m. to avoid what was billed as "extensive delays" as the 119 heads of state would…

Inger Andersen |

This post was drafted around midnight, Dec 16, 2009. In 48 hours COP-15 will have delivered on its objectives, or perhaps not—by the time you read this, you should know. My message here is that…

Andrea Liverani |

If you would like to showcase and share your views on Climate Change in Asia, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is hosting a video contest judged by a number of award winning directors and critics…

Joe Qian |

  Photo © iStockPhoto.com With only about 36 hours left before the curtain falls on the climate negotiations in Copenhagen, forests have so far been one of the few bright spots. The Parties to the…

Benoît Bosquet |

A YouTube map that shows where people are when they view the videos. That the video might be of interest to a dry country like Niger – where herding of goats and other livestock is so important –…

Tony Whitten |

The number and diversity of countries participating in the convention process may simply be unmanageable.    The increasing focus on climate change may have come at the expense of other important…

Alan Miller |

Winners of the Global Public Award given on December 14th 2009 in Copenhagen: Andreia Fanzeres and Cristiane Prizibisczki for “The Route of Smoke”. Photo courtesy: Earth Journalism Awards web site…

Kavita Watsa |

Moving with the masses inside the cavernous Bella Center for the 15th Conference of Parties (COP15) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an experience in itself: Buddhist…

Inger Andersen |