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01 June 2012
Picture: Poster One World - One Climate
Third prize in poster contest "Climate Justice"

Pablo Bicheroux ranked third prize in Germanwatch poster contest "Climate Justice" with his contribution "One world, one climate!“

Publication
01 June 2012
Picture: Poster Climate Change is not a Game
Second prize in poster contest "Climate Justice"

Global fairness means that all carry responsibilities. The consequences of our lifestyles impact the poor and powerless the most.
Limiting global warming to less than a 2°C increase through drastic emission cuts in the developed world and greater climate protection in developing countries is necessary for our climate and our survival!

Publication
01 June 2012
Picture: Poster Connecting the Dots - Steak
Winner of the poster contest "Climate Justice"

1. YOUR LOW PRICED STEAK IS PRODUCED BY

2. CATTLE FED CHEAP CORN AND SOY,

3. GROWN IN FIELDS WHERE RAINFORESTS WERE SLASHED AND BURNT,

4. MEANING THEY ARE NOT LONGER ABLE TO GENERATE RAINFALL IN DRIER REGIONS,

5. WHERE HIGH TEMPERATURES ACCELERATE DRASTIC DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT!

Publication
01 June 2012
Picture: Poster Connecting the Dots - SUV
Winner of the poster contest "Climate Justice"

1. THE BIGGER YOUR CAR,

2. THE MORE EMISSIONS IT RELEASES, WHICH

3. DRY OUT AGRICULTURAL REGIONS AROUND THE WORLD,

4. MAKING IT HARDER FOR SMALL FARMERS TO MAKE A LIVING

5. AND FORCING THEM TO MIGRATE TO CITIES, INCREASING THE GAP BETWEEN RICH AND POOR!

News
02 April 2012
Foto: Gruppenbild GCM-Seminar 2011
at the University of Applied Sciences in Eberswalde in co-operation with Germanwatch

Deadline for application 1st May 2012

News
22 March 2012
Posterwettbewerb Klimagerechtigkeit

The Results

Publication
20 January 2012
Deckblatt: Climate Change and Health - Time to Act
Facts and Conclusions for Industrial and Developing Countries

Climate change will result in grave consequences for the health of the world population. While industrialized countries have begun to protect themselves by starting adaptation programs developing countries have only limited resources to do so. They however - and especially least developed countries - will suffer most from climate change. Yet historically the global warming is a result of the industrialization in the north although meanwhile emerging economies contribute more and more.

Publication
22 December 2011
Cover Briefing Paper Durban
Summary of the Climate Summit in Durban (COP17)

The expectations towards the UN climate summit in Durban were low. This briefing paper analyses and assesses key discussions and results of the climate summit in Durban and considers next steps.

Publication
12 December 2011
Deckblatt: The Climate Change Performance Index 2012
A comparison of the 57 top CO2 emitting nations

The Climate Change Performance Index is an instrument supposed to enhance transparency in international climate politics. On the basis of standardised criteria, the index evaluates and compares the climate protection performance of 58 countries that are, together, responsible for more than 90 percent of global energy-related CO2 emissions.

Press Release
06 December 2011
Pressemitteilung
"Coalition of the responsible" needed to prevent dangerous climate change

The new edition of the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) was released by Germanwatch and CAN-Europe in Durban at the UN climate talks today. Again, none of the 58 highest-emitting countries has done enough to prevent dangerous climate change, leaving ranks one to three open. The next ranks went to three European countries, Sweden, UK and Germany. The countries ranked worst this year are Saudi Arabia, Iran and Kazakhstan. Overall, the ranking was influenced by the worldwide economic crisis. This resulted in higher growth of emissions in emerging economies compared to industrial countries.

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