disasters

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 Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: typhoon Hagupit, typhoon Haiyan, natural disasters, resilience, loss and damage, Africa, COP20, UNFCCC, Philippines, mountains, ecosystems, urbanisation, culture, water, biodiversity
Reflections from COP20, Day 10 Atayi Babs from the Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change reflects on the COP20 demonstrations of solidarity with the people of the Philippines following Typhoon ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / Reflections
Tags: typhoon Hagupit, typhoon Haiyan, natural disasters, resilience, loss and damage, Africa, COP20, UNFCCC, Philippines, mountains, ecosystems, urbanisation, culture, water, biodiversity
Reflections from COP20, Day 10 Atayi Babs, Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change Upon entering the COP20 conference venue on Wednesday, I was met by over one hundred delegates from countries ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: climate resilience, India, local authorities, natural disasters, infrastructure, community development, sea level rise, cities
Drawing lessons for planning climate resilient coastal cities Divya Sharma and Rozita Singh from the Centre for Research on Sustainable Urban Development and Transport Systems explore the impacts of ... [ +++ ]
Created on Saturday, 06 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: public health, developing countries, infectious disease, Bangladesh, sea level rise, World Health Organization, natural disasters, tropical diseases
... responsible for over five million deaths in 2007 and are responsible for 39 per cent of all deaths attributed to infectious disease. Unfortunately, this attention has not extended to other lesser known ... [ +++ ]
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 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 02 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 3 - Disasters, Security, Loss and Damage
Tags: Loss and damage, fossil fuels, natural disasters, climate finance, climate justice, UNFCCC, polluter pays principle
... extracting and selling the fossil fuels that cause climate change, without paying for the damage from the extreme weather events and other impacts their products are causing. In the decade from 2002 to ... [ +++ ]
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: UNFCCC, loss and damage, liability, compensation, common but differentiation responsibilities, disasters
A legal case for loss and damage liability Rina Kuusipalo from the University of Cambridge takes an in-depth look at the complexities of loss and damage in the UNFCCC context, making a case for compensation ... [ +++ ]