In Yemen, the protracted war since 2015 has a major negative impact on the environment. Many farmlands were either burned or left to die, and outbreaks of disease arose as a result of garbage dispersed between homes and on the streets. The climate has also changed dramatically. The winter season was not felt by locals here in Sana'a governorate as every year, as it was unusually warm.
First Earth Day 1970
Arthur Lyon Dahl
President, International Environment Forum
Adopting a positive environmental behaviours is crucial to participate in conserve our lovely environment. Especially, within human conflicts or natural disasters when basic services such public cleaning services were inavailable, a hygienic behaviour among Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) and host communities is required.
Australia is burning, coral reefs are dying. What next?
Blog by Arthur Dahl
Key outcomes of COP25 climate talks
For those interested in the climate negotiations, the report by Climate Brief on the outcomes of the Madrid Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change gives an excellent review of the key outcomes:
The Crucial Role of Educators in Combating the Climate Crisis
By IEF Member Rafael Amaral Shayani PhD, Professor of Electrical Engineering at University of Brasilia, Brazil
The Climate Crisis and Global Governance
Blog by Arthur Lyon Dahl
Science and Global Governance
Arthur Lyon Dahl*
Restoring Forests for Climate Change
Summary by Arthur Dahl
Beyond phasing out fossil fuels and halting deforestation, restoring forested land at a global scale could help capture atmospheric carbon and mitigate climate change.