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Alter-globalization is a term used to describe“alternative globalization,” the word is from the French “altermondialisme”

Climate Justice Programme

Climate Justice Programme comprises a collaboration of lawyers and campaigners around the world encouraging, supporting and tracking enforcement of the law to combat climate change.


Metadata a term used to describe data and data products, allowing users to find, understand, process, and reuse data and data products. Although metadata can require increased storage capacities, they are essential for establishing confidence in the data products by providing information about the history, or lineage, of the data.

Tipping point

Tipping point is an irreversible moment when the dreaded feedback loop begins. The most central issue today for the scientific community is the tipping point; have humans already went too far, and may we now be helpless to stop and reverse global warming?

Green economy

The term Green economy defined as “one that results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. In its simplest expression, a green economy as one, which is low carbon, resource-efficient and socially inclusive” by UNEP 2011.


Deforestation is large-scale cutting of trees from a forested area, leaving bare areas susceptible to erosion.

Global warming

Global warming is the rise in the average temperature of Earth’s atmosphere and oceans since the late 19th century and its projected continuation. Since the early 20th century, Earth’s mean surface temperature has increased by about 0.8 °C