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Created on Thursday, 17 December 2015 / COP 21 - Wrap-up Edition
Tags: UN Women, UNFCCC, Paris Agreement, Green Climate Fund, gender, finance
Statement by UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on the adoption of the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 / COP 21 - Wrap-up Edition
Tags: human dimensions of climate change, INDC, common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities
... Caucus in 2007, during COP13, presented a briefing on acknowledging the human dimensions of a climate change framework, focusing on a well-prepared society through environmental education, which was well ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 / COP 21 - Wrap-up Edition
Tags: 1.5 degrees, climate justice, ambition, China, United States, carbon, Paris Agreement
The Paris Agreement: Climate Ambition, Climate Justice Alvin Leong from the Pace Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies welcomes the agreement but argues that in achieving a political consensus, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: Sustainable Development Goals, investment, financing for development, climate finance, Least Developed Countries Fund, Green Climate Fund
... identified climate change as a key mega trend effecting sovereign bonds. So far, and with only one more official day to go before the end of COP 21, only $200 million has been announced by some developed ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: reflections, COP21, UNFCCC, climate change negotiations, side events
Reflections from COP21, Thursday 10th December Joanna Read from UK Youth Climate Coalition and YOUNGO, Dirk Hoffmann from Klimablog “Climate Change Bolivia”, and REN21 provide their reflections on the ... [ +++ ]
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 Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: Small Island Developing States, renewables, Green Climate Fund, water distribution, finance
The importance of renewable energy for water distribution in Small Island Developing States Norma Cherry-Fevrier from the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission urges governments ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: Green Climate Fund, Global Environment Facility, Loss and Damage, carbon budgets, energy policy
... to incorporate sector-based approaches as part of their long-term action plan in Bali 2007. Even simple baseline sectoral emissions scenarios would have dammed the carbon leakage argument that prevented ... [ +++ ]
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: reflections from COP21, World Future Council, Friends of the Earth Scotland, Rainforest Alliance, COP21, climate change conference
Reflections from COP21, Tuesday 8th December Anne Leidreiter from World Future Council, Jeff Hayward from Rainforest Alliance and Connal Hughes from Friends of the Earth Scotland reflect on some stand ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: agriculture, gender, climate resilience, climate finance
Women's empowerment and climate resilient agriculture UN women suggest that closing the gender gap in agriculture will mutually benefit the fight against climate change.     Women's empowerment ... [ +++ ]
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 Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: Climate change, mitigation, Low Emission Development, agriculture
Navigating climate change mitigation and sustainable development in the tropics Representatives from VERTIC and the Earth Innovation Institute, consider bottom-up measures to improve land use in the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: Laos, agroforestry, environmental law, climate change, development
Innovation, communities, food and commercial wood production in southern Laos Independent consultant, Stephen Midgley, considers a new agroforestry model being implemented by Stora Enso that meets the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women, gender, climate, UN Women, Sustainable Development Goals
The 2015 climate agreement must recognise it: Women are key actors in climate solutions UN Women call for the amplification of women’s voices in all aspects of the fight against climate change.   ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: Green Climate Fund, climate finance, implementation, gender mainstreaming, COP21
The Green Climate Fund and gender: How to get from innovative mandate to meaningful implementation? Liane Schalatek from Heinrich Boell Stiftung considers how the Green Climate Fund’s gender sensitive ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: Gender, Climate, Reducing Emissions, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD), Cambodia
Gender and the development of Cambodia’s National REDD+ Strategy Pheakkdey Nguon from Royal University of Phnom Penh and Delux Chhun from Forestry Administration, Cambodia reflect on how gender perspectives ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: Bangladesh, COP21, natural disasters, climate change, gender
... added, “all was taken away by the Aila”. Jamila is among thousands of others who have lost everything in cyclone Aila that hit the South Western Part of Bangladesh on May 25 2009. Reliving the day, Jamila ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: Mary Robinson, gender, climate change, climate justice, COP21
Women must have a seat at the climate table Mary Robinson, from the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice emphasises the need for women’s meaningful participation in all aspects of climate decision-making. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: Gender, climate change, women, education, climate impacts
Cultural conceptions of gender roles: The need for a differentiated approach to resilience Sarah Opitz-Stapleton from the INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group highlights, from a gender perspective, the often-overlooked ... [ +++ ]
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