adaptation

Created on Tuesday, 02 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 3 - Disasters, Security, Loss and Damage
Tags: Loss and damage, UNFCCC, Small Island Developing States, climate change adaptation, COP20, natural disasters
...  Norma Cherry-Fevrier, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission Since the climate change conference in Bali in 2007, discussions on loss and damage have advanced, leading to a major ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 02 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 3 - Disasters, Security, Loss and Damage
Tags: Loss and damage, small island developing states, international law, climate change adaptation, UNFCCC, sovereignty, sea level rise
Island nations endangered by climate change Alvin Leong from the Pace Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies explores the implications of sea level rise on legal statehood for some Small Island ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 30 November 2014 / COP 20 - Day 1 - Framework and Climate Finance
Tags: climate finance, public sector, private sector, civil society, mitigation, adaptation, Climate Technology Initiative, Private Finance Advisory Network
... estimates are US$400 to $1,200 billion for climate mitigation and US$50 to $170 billion for adaptation. Sustainable energy finance is included in these climate finance estimates, with annual estimates ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 30 November 2014 / COP 20 - Day 1 - Framework and Climate Finance
Tags: IPCC, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Fifth Assessment Report, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, impacts, vulnerability, climate science
... Report of 2001 provided further information relevant to the development of the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol. The Fourth, Climate change 2007, paid greater attention to the integration of climate change ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 30 November 2014 / COP 20 - Day 1 - Framework and Climate Finance
Tags: climate finance, UNFCCC, NAPs, National adaptation plans, FSF, fast start finance, Official Development Assistance
... amount, how can one expect to reach the $100 billion a year by 2020 committed to at COP 15 in Copenhagen in 2009?  The latest consolidated estimates of financial needs for adaptation show a range of $100 ... [ +++ ]
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