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Monday, December 14, 2015 - 07:29 by Silvia Holten

The past two weeks have been intense. At the conclusion of COP21, participants visibly exhausted. I even witnessed the German Environment minister with tears of relief in her eyes.

During the final days of COP21, negotiators had to work on the final contract without interruption. However, about 1,800 words or phrases were the subject of continued dispute.

With hopes of agreement beginning to fade, conveners applied a negotiating tactic from southern Africa...

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Monday, February 2, 2015 - 08:52 by Alexandra Newlands

Malawi, one of the ten lowest income countries in the world, is once again victim of climate change. During the month of January, the Southern region, particularly the lower Shire and Shire highlands, has been hit by unprecedented rainfalls. In one day alone, the region has received the amount of a month’s rain. Communities report never to have experienced such erratic weather conditions. Recent figures evaluated the number of people who lost their lives due to floods to 176...

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