Podcasts

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Podcast: Climate change & Economic Stress

When looking at the Economic Stress posed by climate change, efforts will likely have to be substantially stepped up if we are to avoid major, irreversible harm. The Adaptation Performance Review of the Climate Vulnerability Monitor 2010 assesses over 50 key [...] Read more...

Podcast: Climate change & health adaptations

Lifesaving measures to address climate-change-related health problems are some of the most well-documented and effective measures we have in fighting the overall negative effects of climate change. The Adaptation Performance Review of the Climate Vulnerability [...] Read more...

Podcast: Riccardo Polastro on the IASC Evaluation of Somalia

Listen to a podcast interview with Riccardo Polastro on the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) evaluation of the humanitarian response in South Central Somalia 2005-2010. The evaluation has been described as one of the most comprehensive evaluations of [...] Read more...

Podcast: Mary Chinery-Hesse at the Climate Vulnerable Forum 2011 in Dhaka

From the Climate Vulnerable Forum 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh: "There´s no time to waste. Action NOW rather than later if we have to save the earth for all of us!" Dr. Mary Chinery-Hesse, Member of the Panel of the Wise of the African Union (AU), discusses [...] Read more...

Podcast: Julius Murgor of Kenya at the Climate Vulnerable Forum 2011 in Dhaka

From the Climate Vulnerable Forum 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh: "The climate vulnerabilities of Kenya include increased drought, water insecurity, sea level rise, flooding, and the spread of diseases." Julius Rechor Murgor, Assistant Kenyan Minister for Environment [...] Read more...

Podcast: Wiriki Tooma, Kiribati Secretary for Environment, Land and Agriculture at the Climate Vulnerable Forum 2011 in Dhaka

From the Climate Vulnerable Forum 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh: "We [climate vulnerable countries] need to form one big voice and vision." Wiriki Tooma, Kiribati Secretary for Environment, Land and Agriculture, discusses her thoughts on the climate vulnerable [...] Read more...

European Council on Foreign Relations: Podcast interview with José Maria Figueres about the CVM (Spanish)

Source: ECFR Spanish interview with José María Figueres, Former President of Costa Rica, on the Climate Vulnerability Monitor Listen to the interview: Read more...

Podcast: Climate change and the human impact of desertification

Desertification affects approximately 2.5 million people today, with this figure expected to reach 10 million by 2030. Tune in to DARA’s latest podcast on climate change driven desertification, based on the findings of our 2010 Climate Vulnerability Monitor. Read more...

Podcast: Climate change and gender

Gender inequality, multi-dimensional poverty and vulnerability are all strongly linked to climate change. Tune in to DARA’s latest podcast on climate change and gender based on the findings of our 2010 Climate Vulnerability Monitor. Read more...

Podcast: The impact of climate change on agriculture

An estimated 925 million people suffer from world hunger.  Scientists agree that climate change is a major contributing factor to the current spike in food prices.  Increasing temperatures, weather disasters, and dwindling water and energy resources serve [...] Read more...

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