CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL
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Human-Caused Climate Change Should Be A Wake-up Call to Us All.  One Planet, One Environment, One Humanity
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AFRICA: Weak Land Rights, Souring Foreign Investments fuel potential climate conflicts

AFRICA: Weak Land Rights, Souring Foreign Investments fuel potential climate conflicts | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

Soaring investment in infrastructure, mining and agribusiness is spreading to Africa, where a lack of legislation on land rights means local communities are regularly bypassed, fuelling anger and resentment

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AFRICA: At the Nexus of Agrofuels, Land Grabs and Hunger – Part 2

AFRICA: At the Nexus of Agrofuels, Land Grabs and Hunger – Part 2 | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

The forests in Africa absorb over 1.2 billion tonnes of carbon annually. With these diverse and natural forests, grasslands and prairie lands disappearing under investment schemes and the development of monoculture plantations for supposed "green" energy alternatives like agrofuels, not much else remains to absorb the shocks of hunger and climate change.

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Wind power: Clean energy, dirty business?

Wind power: Clean energy, dirty business? | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

In the developing world, where land-intensive wind turbines are being rapidly constructed, wind power has often turned clean energy into dirty business. Carbon-Offsets controversy, landgrabs, towering turbines, often with blades as long as 30 yards, are installed in huge groups – wind farms – and require large tracts of land. Acquisition of that land has been a sometimes violent flash point in the new "wind rush,"

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