loss and damage

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 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 Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: climate health nexus, Lancet Commission, Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, Loss and Damage, migration, conflict
Where in the world is the Climate/Health Nexus at COP21? Representatives from the World Medical Association identify where health related issues have been included in parties’ Intended Nationally Determined ... [ +++ ]
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 Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, finance, SIDS, UNFCCC, COP20, loss and damage, resilience
COP20 and the path to Paris Jacqueline Fa’amatuainu from the University of Auckland summarises some of the positive outcomes from Lima for Small Island Developing States, but emphasises that more needs ... [ +++ ]
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, 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, IPCC, migration, refugees, COP20, international law, human rights
Loss and damage and climate migration Vositha Wijenayake from Climate Action Network South Asia examines the issue of climate change induced migration, calling for reforms in laws and policies to ensure ... [ +++ ]
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: 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 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 ... [ +++ ]