Klima-Tuvalu og Utviklingshuset inviterer til heldagsseminar om klimatilpasning på Utviklingshuset 7.11.11 kl. 10:00 – 15:30. Miljø- og Utviklingsminister Erik Solheim innleder paneldebatten.
I panelet sitter Einar Telnes, direktør i avdelingen for Klima, Milø og Naturressurser – Norad, Gitte Motzfeldt, klimarådgiver Utviklingsfondet…
Hvordan påvirker klimaendringene sårbare mennesker i Sør og deres livsvilkår? Hvordan kan de tilpasse seg og hva slags utfordringer møter vi på tilpasningsfronten i dag? Etter et lengre opphold på den lavtliggende øystaten Tuvalu i Stillehavet inviterer Klima- Tuvalu og Utviklingshuset til heldagsseminar om tilpasning til klimaendringer. Miljø- og Utviklingsminister Erik Solheim innleder paneldebatten. Klimatilpasning [...]
In order to accommodate all these new migrants, many houses had to be built on the expense of fields and trees. Because of this uncontrolled urbanisation, Funafuti has lost all its pulaka pits and consequently its capacity to be self-sufficient.
As countries struggle to even agree to negotiate (!), the sea-level rises at the same rhythm as the global emissions. In their paralysis – their inability to move – the world leaders are exposing more and more people to danger, depriving them of their livelihoods and their security.
Going on a picnic is a very popular Tuvaluan time-killer. You can go with your friends, your family or your colleagues. Read how Tuvaluans can make their picnic totally wastefree and local at the same time!!
Do you wonder what Tuvaluan children think about climate change? We did a workshop with 32 twelve and thirteen year olds and was amazed by their knowledge.
- We small pacific islands don’t have the resources to take the risks of investing in big fishing vessels. But as our fish is often the only source of revenue that we have it is important for our long-term benefit to manage our resources sustainably and at the same time ensure that we are reaping a fair return for our tuna resources from fishing.
On Funafuti, the Tuvaluans experienced a fully-fledged top down approach on the Earth Hour when the government decided to shut down the power plant for 1 hour. On the outer islands, the power plant shuts down every night from midnight to 6 in the morning.
The 22nd of March was the World Water Day. Water is one of the main problems on Tuvalu today, especially in the face of climate change. The day was celebrated with a big expo, arranged by all stakeholders working on water management on Tuvalu.
How is the increase in sea level felt in Tuvalu? Are there initiatives to reduce this problem?
Which are the consequences of this problem to the population?