Global Warming of 1.5 °C - The IPCC Special Report

Submitted by admin on 8. October 2018 - 19:16

Global Warming of 1.5 °C - The IPCC Special Report

 

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued its special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty.

IEF Governing Board election

Submitted by admin on 25. September 2018 - 11:15

In the recent election of the International Environment Forum Governing Board for 2018-2019, the following members were chosen: Arthur Dahl (Switzerland), Sylvia Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen (Netherlands), Laurent Mesbah (Bosnia & Herzegovina), Wendi Momen (United Kingdom), Christine Muller (USA), Victoria Thoresen (Norway), and Halldor Thorgeirsson (Iceland). A total of 49 members voted during the election. The board welcomes Halldor as its newest member. Halldor has recently retired from a senior position in the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Capitalism, Short-termism, Population and the Destruction of the Planet

Submitted by Arthur Dahl on 14. September 2018 - 0:28

 

 

Come On! Capitalism, Short-termism, Population
and the Destruction of the Planet
A Report to the Club of Rome

by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker and Anders Wijkman, Co-Presidents, Club of Rome
New York: Springer. 220 p.

Book review by Arthur Dahl

Migration: A Chance to Reflect on Global Well-Being

Year
2018
Event
Sixth Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Global Compact for Migration, Geneva, 12 July 2018

Migration: A Chance to Reflect on Global Well-Being

Bahá'í International Community statement for the
Sixth Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Global Compact for Migration
Geneva, 12 July 2018
https://www.bic.org/statements/migration-chance-reflect-global-well-bei…

IEF Position on Climate Change

International Environment Forum Position on Climate Change

adopted by the IEF Governing Board 8 August 2018


In a few countries where climate change science has become a political issue, the International Environment Forum has been criticized for taking sides in the “debate”. The following paragraphs explain the clear position of IEF concerning climate change.

22nd General Assembly 2018

Year
2018

22nd ANNUAL IEF GENERAL ASSEMBLY

An electronic meeting over the Internet
25 August 2018


The 22nd General Assembly of the International Environment Forum was held over the Internet using the Zoom platform on 25 August 2018. The election of the IEF Governing Board took place by e-voting on 14-24 August before the General Assembly.

Annual Report 2017-2018

Report Year
2017-2018

International Environment Forum Annual Report
May 2017 to August 2018


The 22st Annual Report of the International Environment Forum summarizes the events and activities from May 2017 to August 2018 between two annual General Assemblies. The General Assembly in 2018 is being held on line in August 2018 since it was not practical to hold it in New York during the 22nd Annual Conference in July.

IEF 22nd Conference at HLPF: Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies

Submitted by admin on 20. July 2018 - 0:33
Dates
2018 July 9-18
Place
New York City, USA

Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies

22nd Annual Conference of the International Environment Forum
in support of the
United Nations High Level Political Forum
New York, 9-18 July 2018

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