10/09/2010 Climate change is a major barrier to sustainable growth and development in Africa. Although the African continent is the least responsible for climate change, it is particularly vulnerable to its impacts.
07/09/2010 Water is a vital resource: it is essential for food production and good health, but also as a factor of production. Yet only a small amount of the water on earth is available to meet the often competing demands of its different users.
06/09/2010 Yemen is one of the most water scarce countries in the world. Resource depletion cause by uncontrolled consumption, high population growth and the impacts of climate change will potentially increase the risks for resource distribution conflicts and social destabilization.
02/09/2010 Today adelphi presented the climate navigator prototype to a wider group of experts. The presentation took place during the "Federal Research on adaptation strategies towards climate change" conference hosted by The Federal Environment Agency (UBA) in Dessau.
27/08/2010 Companies and organizations can easily improve their energy efficiency, which in turn has positive effects on their energy balance and competitiveness, by implementing energy management systems.
20/08/2010 Many municipalities in the coastal regions of South-India are increasingly feeling the pressures of environmental and socio-economical challenges, while necessary infrastructure and processes to fight climate change and climate fluctuations are missing.
26/07/2010 Growth that is both socially and environmentally equitable is a central challenge for the Indian economy. The project Corporate Sustainability Management in Indian Companies (CoSMIC) aims at supporting Indian companies in developing sustainability strategies.