COP27: Time for high-income countries to take responsibility

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The 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) should be used by high-income countries to increase finance for adaptation, loss and damages, as demanded by vulnerable countries. This must complement greater efforts to reduce emissions and move away from the use of fossil fuels in line with the 1.5 C limit, particularly by the Group of Twenty (G20) countries.

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15 Minutes on Climate Action and Climate Justice

Podcast 15 Minutes to Change the World: 15 Minutes on Climate Action and Climate Justice

Our guest today is Catherine Abreu, an internationally recognized, award-winning campaigner whose work centers on building powerful coalitions to advance transformative action on climate change. Catherine is the Executive Director of Climate Action Network Canada, Canada’s primary network of more than 100 organizations working on climate change and energy issues from coast to coast to coast.

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How one farmer is rebuilding after losing everything

Rosemarie Arante, 48, is a farmer who’s house and crops were destroyed when her community was decimated by Typhon Yolanda. She lost everything and has since rebuilt with the help of CARE and the aGAP project. Today she is a story off success, as a small business owner selling seeds, a diversified farm for more stable income and systems that allow better access to market.

Rosemarie lost everything when Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in 2013. Since then (and with a little hlep from CARE!), she has rebuilt her life, earning enough money to send her children to school and is now hopeful for the future.

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