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GRID-Arendal celebrates 25 years and appoints its 5th Managing Director
After serving two 4-year terms, German marine biologistand Arctic expert Dr. Peter Prokosch (62) is stepping down as Managing Director ofGRID-Arendal this autumn. A new Managing Director will take over on 1st September,the Chairman of the Board ...
Thursday 05 Jun 2014
Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project Comes to a Close
After one year of intense work, field missions across the Emirate and fruitful consultation with a broad range of supportive stakeholders, the Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project comes to a close. Scientific assessments were produced th ...
Thursday 13 Feb 2014
Why mountains matter - A Call for Action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Mountains cover 25 percent of the world’s land surface, and directly support 12 percent of the world’s population living within mountain regions. Sustainable mountain development should be a global priority given the multitude of ecosystem good ...
Monday 03 Feb 2014
Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment visits GRID-Arendal
Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment Tine Sundtoft paid her first visit to GRID-Arendal on 17 January 2014. The Minister met with the staff and Board of Directors, who briefed her on the activities and projects of GRID-Arendal.
Friday 17 Jan 2014
Many Strong Voices - one of the top ten most influential climate change campaigns in the world
Many Strong Voices (MSV) – a programme that brings together people and organizations in the Arctic and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to take action on climate change – has been voted by readers of The Guardian as one of the most influen ...
Tuesday 03 Dec 2013
Many Strong Voices – Filling the Gap between Community Needs and Policy
Over the past several years, it has become clear that the severe damage and irreversible losses from climate impacts can no longer be avoided – peoples and communities around the world understand this all too well, as storms become more violent ...
Tuesday 19 Nov 2013
Arctic/Small Island States youth photo exhibition
“Portraits of Resilience” photo exhibition opened on 18 November 2013 at the State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 19th Conference of the Parties.
Tuesday 19 Nov 2013
A joint call for South-South and Regional Cooperation to tackle climate change challenges
The importance of fostering cooperation among countries and regions to address adaptation to climate change and sustainable development in developing countries, mountainous nations, and SIDS was the central theme of the side event ‘Adaptation w ...
Tuesday 19 Nov 2013
John Crump blogs from COP 19 in Warsaw, Poland
Two shadows hang over this year's United Nations Climate change negotiations in Warsaw, Poland...
Tuesday 12 Nov 2013
The Future We Want For All - Report on the National Post-2015 Consultations in Norway
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have achieved remarkable progress in development since 1990. But the job is not finished, and we still have a long way to go to reverse the increasing gap between rich and poor, the continuing environment ...
Wednesday 23 Oct 2013