Women, Children and Climate Change: The Struggles of Vulnerable Groups Forced to Move

by Amayaa Wijesinghe In the past decade, extreme weather events have been triggered all over Sri Lanka, taking place more and more frequently and intensely. The severe drought conditions in districts such as Jaffna and Polonnaruwa have continued unceasingly since… Continue Reading

Moving Grounds: Climate Migration and Refugees

by Dennis Mombauer As climate change alters long-term weather patterns and leads to increasing droughts, floods, and storms, more and more people are turned into climate migrants and refugees. During 2010 and 2011, climate-related disasters have displaced around 42 million… Continue Reading

KEY OUTCOMES OF COP23: UN CLIMATE CONFERENCE IN BONN

By Dennis Mombauer (C) Creative Commons The clock is ticking, 2020 just three years away. There is immense pressure to get the Paris Agreement on track, translating conceptual commitments into concrete action without losing momentum. After Paris in 2015 and… Continue Reading