Cuban Expert Collaborates in Disaster Prevention in El Salvador

4 Santiago de Cuba, Apr 13. – A case study was carried out in Berlin municipality, in El Salvador, to assess social vulnerability with a gender approach regarding climate change, as part of ongoing collaboration between Cuba and the Central American country. Head of the project, Cuban Dr. Fernando Guasch Hechavarria, from the National Seismology Research Center (CENAIS), told Prensa

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Higher Sea Levels, Worst Threat Posed by Climate Change

2 Katmandu, Sep 7. -Higher sea levels could be the worst threat posed for the planet if the consequences of climate change are not contained, Nobel laureate Rajendra K. Pachauris said.The fourth assessment report of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change, presided over by Pachauris, stated that average sea level would rise from 0.18 to 0.59 meters in the coming

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Cuba Defends in Cancun financial Experience of Kyoto

3 Cancun, Mexico, Dec 2. -Cuba insisted on taking advantage of the positive lessons of the Adaptation Fund under the Kyoto Protocol in the design of new financial mechanisms for climate change, although still in the process of maturation. The lessons of the fund must be taken into account in two main directions, the first one aimed at achieving a

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Ecuador to Demand Commitments from Largest Polluters

8 Quito, Nov 26. -Ecuador plans to hold the world''s major polluters responsible at the upcoming climate change summit in Cancun, Heritage Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced. The proposals Ecuador will bring to this meeting of 194 countries take into account the responsibility and environmental debt those nations have to the world, she said. At the Summit, Espinosa announced, a

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