UNFCCC

Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: partnership, collaboration, transparency, UNFCCC, accountability, climate action, resilience, non-state and subnational action
NAZCA Portal: Capturing and catalysing climate action at all levels A group of experts explore the newly launched NAZCA Climate Action Portal, and present recommendations for further developing the platform, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: sustainable cities, local authorities, gender equity, UNFCCC, COP20, resilience, urban planning
The future of cities: Low-carbon, resilient, gender-smart and equitable Kate Cahoon and Gotelind Alber from GenderCC discuss the need for gender-responsive urban planning and development, and the critical ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: sustainable cities, resilience, UNFCCC, finance, local authorities
Cities and climate change: Transforming constraints into opportunities Stéphane Pouffary and Heather Rogers from ENERGIES 2050 explore the role of cities as critical players in providing solutions for ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: cities, mayors, local authorities, climate change mitigation, resilience, community development, innovation, UNFCCC, United States
... Greg Nickels, established the US Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement in 2005. The pledge recruited cities to meet the terms of the Kyoto Protocol, despite the fact that US federal government ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: sustainable transport, cities, COP20, UNFCCC, climate change mitigation, technology, sustainable development
... available National Communications typically reporting on the status in 2007-2010. At the same time, the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) focus on post-2020 actions. As a consequence, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: cities, mayors, local authorities, collaboration, partnership, UNFCCC, COP20, resilience
... of Mayors initiative, officially launched by the European Commission in 2008, has today exceeded all the initial expectations and has expanded far beyond the EU borders. This initiative includes today ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: education, sustainable development, civil society, COP20, YOUNGO, UNFCCC, Poland, Peru, youth, people’s climate march, climate justice, human rights, indigenous peoples
Reflections from COP20, Day 9 Dutch Youth Representative on Sustainable Development to the UN, Soscha de la Fuente highlights education as critical to addressing climate change and Serena Boccardo and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / Reflections
Tags: education, sustainable development, civil society, COP20, YOUNGO, UNFCCC, Poland, Peru, youth, people’s climate march, climate justice, human rights, indigenous peoples
Reflections from COP20, Day 9 Soscha de la Fuente, Dutch Youth Representative on Sustainable Development to the UN One of the big surprises for youth at this COP has been the Ministerial Declaration ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: carbon capture and storage, UNFCCC, COP20, ecosystems, coral reefs, IPCC
UNFCCC is a death sentence for coral reefs and low islands: The down to earth solution to reverse climate change Thomas J. Goreau from the Global Coral Reef Alliance issues a warning to participants ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: oceans, acidification, resilience, COP20, UNFCCC, Seychelles, SIDS
The missing oceans Ronny Jumeau, Seychelles Ambassador for Climate Change and SIDS Issues dives into the issue of ocean acidification and the impacts of climate change on small islands, calling for oceans ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: poverty eradication, inequality, resilience, sustainable development, data, COP20, UNFCCC, Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, finance
Development that also grows those at risk and those in poverty Peter J Glynn from ATD Fourth World highlights the impact of climate change on the poor and the vulnerable and calls for countries to address ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: climate justice, nutrition, food security, health, UNFCCC, COP20, human rights
Climate justice and human rights: Creating a climate for health, food and nutrition security and gender equity Cristina Tirado-von der Pahlen from UCLA and the International Union of Nutritional Sciences ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equality, UNFCCC, COP20, resilience, human rights, Gender Day
Reflections from COP20, Day 8 Chiara Zanotelli and Daniele Savietto from the Youth Press Agency call for gender equality in the UNFCCC context and Jessica Olson from the Sierra Student Coalition reflects ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / Reflections
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equality, UNFCCC, COP20, resilience, human rights, Gender Day
Reflections from COP20, Day 8 Chiara Zanotelli and Daniele Savietto, Youth Press Agency On Tuesday, COP20 hosted the third Gender Day, aiming to raise awareness on gender equality and the importance ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: UNFCCC, COP20, collaboration, REDD+, environmental policy, human rights, forests, indigenous peoples, communities, safeguards
It takes a village Allison Silverman from the Center for International Environmental Law discusses the need for partnership and collaboration to address the remaining gaps in implementing a truly effective ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: human rights, indigenous peoples, climate justice, exploitation, sustainable development, COP20, UNFCCC, stakeholder engagement
Indigenous voices have a right to be heard in the fight against climate change Andrea Berardi and Géraud de Ville from the Open University and Céline Tschirhart from Royal Holloway, University of London ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: human rights, COP20, UNFCCC, climate justice, sustainable development, UN Human Rights Council, 2015 climate agreement
... including their rights to information and participation. States have recognised that their obligations under human rights law are relevant to climate change. In 2009, the Human Rights Council adopted ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: sustainable development, sustainable development goals, UNFCCC, COP20, integration, coherence, climate change
Linking the climate change and Sustainable Development Goals processes Vositha Wijenayake from CAN South Asia and Joy Hyvarinen from the Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: adaptation, UNEP, finance, UNFCCC, Green Climate Fund, technology
UNEP’s Adaptation Gap Report: Finance, technology and knowledge are key to realising adaptation opportunities now and in the future Anna Kontorov from UNEP and Anne Olhoff from the UNEP DTU Partnership ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: adaptation, mitigation, resilience, agriculture, food security, UNFCCC, COP20, sustainable development, SDGs
Why we must climate-proof the poor in Africa Agriculture for Impact’s Katrin Glatzel discusses the need to build coherence between different UN processes to strengthen resilience of agricultural systems, ... [ +++ ]
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