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 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 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: 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: 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 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: gender, climate change, climate finance, women, green climate fund, finance mechanisms
Two innovations to raise the bar for gender in climate financing  Jeannette Gurung from WOCAN discusses the gender credentials of the Green Climate Fund and presents the W+ Standard, a funding accreditation ... [ +++ ]
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 Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: Climate and Health Summit, health impacts, climate change, clean air, food security
... 8,200 hospitals and health systems which had pledged to lead by example in reducing emissions and preparing for the impacts of climatic change. Climate change threatens many fundamental determinants ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, climate change, India, heat waves, indigenous peoples, mitigation
... of the state is gradually increasing, as is the mean daily minimum temperature. Bhubaneswar, the Capital of Odisha saw a record temperature of 46.3 degrees Celsius in June 2005 – 10 degrees above the norm. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: Health, non-communicable diseases, climate sciene, communicating climate change
Climate change and NCDs: Lessons in communication on the road to 2030 Juliette Wittich, Jack Fisher and Mats Junek from NCDFREE draw links between climate change science and non-communicable diseases ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, World Federation for Public Health Association, climate change, health policy
Global survey of climate change and health policy reveals countries lack preparedness to protect the health of their citizens from climate change Fiona Armstrong from Climate and Health Alliance summarises ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, clean air, pollution, climate change
Why health concerns should prompt an ambitious Paris package Genon Jensen from HEAL describes how health professionals from around the world are calling for an energy approach that is healthy for both ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, climate change, food systems, nutrition, consumption
... and 200-600 million will suffer from hunger by 2080 particularly in sub-Saharan Africa countries. The global food system will be further challenged over the coming decades with increases in the human ... [ +++ ]
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: women, transportation, sustainable cities, gender equality, climate change mitigation, mobility
... UN Climate Summit, over 200 cities signed the Compact of Mayors, volunteering to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 13 gigatons by 2050. This week, during COP20, city representatives gathered in Lima to ... [ +++ ]
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