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Activists in Doha call for action on climate change

The World Wide Fund for Nature was one of the many organization that joined the march.

A sense of partaking in history buoyed many of the hundreds of activists that marched this morning to call on Arab governments and the world at large to reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change: after all, this was the very first march of its kind in politically-wary Qatar.  Read more

Negotiating Climate Change in Doha

Negotiating Climate Change in Doha

For nearly 18 years now, governments have been meeting annually to attempt sorting out the pesky little problem of rising temperatures that may eventually destroy civilization. This year, the eighteenth Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) is being held in Qatar — the tiny country with the largest carbon footprint per capita.  Read more