mitigation

Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: mitigation, adaptation, human behaviour, incentives, disincentives
Humans: Behave! Marie Briguglio from the University of Malta reminds us that behaviour change is not easy to achieve and that we need to employ a multidisciplinary artillery of tools to achieve it successfully. ... [ +++ ]
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 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 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: 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 Friday, 12 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: local governments, mayors, climate action, UNFCCC, mitigation, partnership
Local government climate roadmap – Lima Communiqué ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and United Cities and Local Governments present the Lima Communique, which outlines the commitment of local ... [ +++ ]
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 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: oceans, conservation, ecosystem management, data, mangroves, resilience, SIDS, mitigation
You cannot manage what you do not measure Leonard Sonnenschein, World Aquarium and Conservation for the Oceans Foundation and Jason McNamee, Ocean NAMA Network     You cannot manage what you ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: adaptation, mitigation, resilience, agriculture, food security, UNFCCC, COP20, sustainable development, SDGs
Why we must climate-proof the poor in Africa Agriculture for Impact’s Katrin Glatzel discusses the need to build coherence between different UN processes to strengthen resilience of agricultural systems, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: sustainable consumption and production, climate change mitigation, sustainable development, Asia, 10YFP, sustainable value chain
... since 2007. Since the beginning of the programme, the EU has provided €144 million in funding for 86 projects in 16 Asian countries. A new call for proposals was launched on 3 December 2014, inviting grant ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equity, UNFCCC, COP20, mitigation, adaptation, capacity building, sustainable development
Gender in the climate negotiations – moving from a side issue to a common thread Stéphane Pouffary and Heather Rogers from ENERGIES 2050 summarise the significant progress made in recent years to address ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: local communities, IPCC, REDD+, forests, climate change adaptation, climate change mitigation, land use change
The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report and forest-based communities: Five reasons why we need to connect the dots Regan Suzuki Pairojmahakij from the Centre for People and Forests presents five reasons for ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: agriculture, food security, IPCC, UNFCCC, social empowerment, sustainability, partnership, climate change mitigation
Addressing the world’s third largest sector for greenhouse gases The Gold Standard’s Pieter van Midwoud presents their new Agriculture Standards that encourage reductions in greenhouse gas emissions ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: green business, innovation, smart investment, UNFCCC, climate change mitigation, collaboration, partnership, private sector, regulation
How to involve business in climate change? Radboud University’s Heleen de Coninck explores the role of the private sector in the UNFCCC context, and offers insights on how to better encourage businesses ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: Carbon offsetting, Clean Development Mechanism, carbon credits, climate change mitigation, UNFCCC, ethics, transparency
Re-thinking carbon offsetting in terms of solidarity Stéphane Pouffary and Heather Rogers from ENERGIES 2050 present an initiative to help provide a holistic and ethical approach to carbon offset projects, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: Green business, climate change mitigation, energy efficiency, renewable energy, carbon sequestration, The Nature Conservancy, deforestation, green economy
Seven ways businesses can accelerate climate progress in the US The Nature Conservancy’s Mark Tercek highlights the value of businesses in a transition to a low carbon economy, and presents seven ways ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 2 - Climate and Energy
Tags: Renewable energy, Germany, energy economy, climate change mitigation, technology
... was one of the “first mover countries” that developed and implemented renewable power generation, especially in onshore wind and solar photovoltaic. Between 2000 and 2013, the German Ministry for Environment ... [ +++ ]
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