adaptation

Created on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 / COP 21 - Wrap-up Edition
Tags: Paris Agreement, 1.5 degree lmit, loss and damage, adaptation, human rights
Historic climate deal signals hope for the poor, but its significance hangs on the actions that follow Sven Harmeling from CARE International gives a breakdown of the major components of the Paris Agreement ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: mitigation, adaptation, human behaviour, incentives, disincentives
Humans: Behave! Marie Briguglio from the University of Malta reminds us that behaviour change is not easy to achieve and that we need to employ a multidisciplinary artillery of tools to achieve it successfully. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: climate, water, Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, adaptation, mitigation
Climate is water The World Water Council Secretariat on behalf of the #ClimateIsWater initiative underlines why water should be at the heart of any agreement: They claim climate is water.   Climate ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: China, climate change, agriculture, adaptation, urbanisatiob
Feeding China Rebecca Nadin and Maizura Ismail from INTASAVE Asia-Pacific, and Sarah Opitz-Stapleton from the INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group make the case for a synergised approach to mitigation and adaptation ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: nature, nature-based solutions, resilience, ecosystems, adaptation, forests
Nature-based solutions: An underused toolbox for enhancing climate resilience Luc Bas from IUCN’s European Regional Office highlights the benefits of ecosystem-based approaches for both mitigation ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: INDCs, climate smart agriculture, agriculture, mitigation, adaptation, finance
... Agriculture and climate experts have been highlighting the sector's huge potential to both adapt to and mitigate climate change since 2009. Greenhouse gas emissions related to our food systems are estimated ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: climate change, health, adaptation, mitigation, Gross Domestic Product, health benefits
WHO key messages for COP21  World Health Organization underline the health co-benefits associated with mitigation, reasons health should be prioritised in adaptation finance and why a strong climate ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: COP20, loss and damage, green climate fund, UNFCCC, resilience, climate adaptation, climate justice
Loss and damage: Raw deal for vulnerable countries in the Lima Call for Climate Action? CARE International’s Sven Harmeling summarises the latest discussions on loss and damage and stresses that the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, COP20, UNFCCC, resilience, loss and damage, adaptation, finance
... as we move towards the 100 billion per year by 2020 that was committed in Copenhagen in 2009. Lima was far from a success, and has served to create further doubts for the outcome of COP21, where a universal ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: water security, ecosystems, infrastructure, resilience, climate adaptation, agriculture, food security
Protecting our liquid assets International Water Management Institute’s Peter McCornick discusses the impacts of climate change on water, in the context of agriculture and food security, and presents ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: water security, water management, resilience, climate change adaptation, partnership, infrastructure, finance, capacity building
Water needs to be put on the global climate finance agenda Maika Müller from Global Water Partnership explores the need for leveraging climate finance to help strengthen resilience and improve water ... [ +++ ]
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, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equity, UNFCCC, COP20, mitigation, adaptation, capacity building, sustainable development
Gender in the climate negotiations – moving from a side issue to a common thread Stéphane Pouffary and Heather Rogers from ENERGIES 2050 summarise the significant progress made in recent years to address ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 07 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, gender, illness and disease, water, human rights, adaptation, women, livelihoods
The fundamental link between climate change, health and gender Yeniva Massaquoi and Latha Swamy from Women’s Environment and Development Organization explore the intrinsic link between climate change, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 07 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: Climate and Health Summit, climate change, public health, adaptation, climate finance, illness and disease, extreme weather events, fossil fuels
Climate change and health: The case to act Isobel Braithwaite and Erica Parker from the Global Climate and Health Alliance highlight the many ways that mitigating climate change and improving resilience ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: local communities, IPCC, REDD+, forests, climate change adaptation, climate change mitigation, land use change
The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report and forest-based communities: Five reasons why we need to connect the dots Regan Suzuki Pairojmahakij from the Centre for People and Forests presents five reasons for ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: food security, climate smart agriculture, resilience, adaptation, science, developing countries, sustainability
Climate-smart agriculture in LDCs Claremont Graduate University’s Michael Davidson explores the issues of food security in developing countries, and details the benefits of climate smart agriculture ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: business, IPCC, agriculture, farmers, supply chain, climate change adaptation, consumers, producers
Sustainable agriculture: make climate change your business Nicolas Mounard from Twin and Twin Trading discusses the need for a holistic approach to partnerships along the value chain, highlighting the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 02 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 3 - Disasters, Security, Loss and Damage
Tags: Disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, resilience, natural disasters, research, loss and damage, UNFCCC
... follow. The project involves five case studies: the 2001 Mekong delta floods (Vietnam and Cambodia), the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami (Aceh, Indonesia), the 2008 cyclone Nargis (Myanmar), and the 2011 Bangkok ... [ +++ ]
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