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Carbon Positive: a chance to protect children affected by climate change

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8 April 2010

Carbon Positive: a chance to protect children affected by climate change

Author: Paddy Ashdown, The Guardian [UK]

Unicef's new scheme urges businesses to go beyond simply reducing their emissions and to take a lead in tackling climate change...[F]ar away from the bright lights of the high street, in some of the most fragile communities in the world, you will find the disquieting evidence for why Unicef sees an imperative for businesses to go beyond just reducing their emissions and really take the lead in tackling climate change. We need help to save childrens' lives.

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26 May 2011

Carbon Positive [website of initiative]

Author: UK Committee for UNICEF

UNICEF is helping children adapt to climate change with skills, knowledge and tools. Children can be taught to prepare for extreme weather events, schools can be built to withstand these and rainwater harvesting can ensure children have access to clean water as rainfall patterns change. Find out more about [Unicef's] adaptation projects...and Carbon Positive [on this website].

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