Member stories

Climate adaptation projects are not working, says African expert

NEWS: Funders, not communities, set the agenda for projects to boost resilience to increasingly extreme weather in poor countries

EU to take carbon market decision the size of Cambodia

NEWS: The difference between two options on reforms to key climate policy is 153 million tonnes CO2, say analysts

Greening Africa’s deserts could stem tragic tide of migrants

NEWS: Initiatives like the Great Green Wall can provide livelihoods in dry regions to support growing populations, say advocates

Vatican prepares for climate fight, but real foe is decades old

ANALYSIS: Pope Francis' desire to address global warming is undoubted, but Papal desire to curb poverty and protect creation is not new

Two Friends of the Earth campaigners on Observer Ethical Awards shortlist

Anna Watson, the brains behind our solar schools campaign, and Helen Rimmer who campaigns against fracking in Lancashire, have each made the Observ

Leaked: EU confident plans for UN climate deal progressing

NEWS: China, Canada, Saudi Arabia and Australia set to deliver pledges by June; countries open to international ambition review

Slaughterhouse helps herders survive climate change

NEWS: Turning waste into fertiliser and energy improves prospects for East African pastoralists as region gets hotter and drier

Will 2015 be the warmest year on record?

BLOG: Combination of temperature rises linked to greenhouse gas emissions and EL Nino could send mercury levels soaring

On climate change, Obama don’t need no ‘anger translator’

BLOG: POTUS gets irate on US inaction on climate change as he ribs critics at annual Correspondent’s Dinner at White House

On mission in Peru

The link below provides a 10 minute video showing the work of Project Warmi Huasi in the Columban parish of Our Lady of the Missions in Lima, Peru.