STATEMENT: A peaceful future depends on climate justice now

by Pax Christi International Pax Christi International issued this statement at the beginning of the COP21 talks in Paris earlier this week. Thousands of people from government, industry, intergovernmental organisations and civil society are expected to attend meetings and activities during the UN climate change conference (COP21), to be held 30 November-11 December 2015 in … Continue reading STATEMENT: A peaceful future depends on climate justice now

CLIMATE CHANGE: Climate change and conflict – it’s complicated

by Philippa Garson NEW YORK, 20 October 2015 (IRIN) - Scientists may not see Mad Max-style “water wars” ahead, but they nevertheless see strong relationships between conflict and climate change. Whether dramatic changes in weather patterns drive conflict has long been the subject of great debate. Did a series of droughts precipitate the collapse of the … Continue reading CLIMATE CHANGE: Climate change and conflict – it’s complicated