resilience

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: nature, nature-based solutions, resilience, ecosystems, adaptation, forests
Nature-based solutions: An underused toolbox for enhancing climate resilience Luc Bas from IUCN’s European Regional Office highlights the benefits of ecosystem-based approaches for both mitigation ... [ +++ ]
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, women’s empowerment, gender equality, inequality, resilience, human rights
Women at COP20 blast failure for real action in Lima: “Time to stop calling and start doing. Leaders, you have 12 months to get it right.” The Women and Gender Constituency of the UNFCCC respond to ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: partnerships, SIDS, COP20, UNFCCC, capacity building, resilience, climate justice
COP21 partnerships: The way forward for Small Island Developing States? Lawyer, Dominique Maingot, reflects on the Lima outcome in relation to Small Island Developing States and looks ahead to the role ... [ +++ ]
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 Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: partnership, collaboration, transparency, UNFCCC, accountability, climate action, resilience, non-state and subnational action
NAZCA Portal: Capturing and catalysing climate action at all levels A group of experts explore the newly launched NAZCA Climate Action Portal, and present recommendations for further developing the platform, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: sustainable cities, local authorities, gender equity, UNFCCC, COP20, resilience, urban planning
The future of cities: Low-carbon, resilient, gender-smart and equitable Kate Cahoon and Gotelind Alber from GenderCC discuss the need for gender-responsive urban planning and development, and the critical ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: sustainable cities, resilience, UNFCCC, finance, local authorities
Cities and climate change: Transforming constraints into opportunities Stéphane Pouffary and Heather Rogers from ENERGIES 2050 explore the role of cities as critical players in providing solutions for ... [ +++ ]
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: cities, mayors, local authorities, collaboration, partnership, UNFCCC, COP20, resilience
... of Mayors initiative, officially launched by the European Commission in 2008, has today exceeded all the initial expectations and has expanded far beyond the EU borders. This initiative includes today ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: cities, local authorities, sustainable development, United Nations, poverty eradication, slums, resilience
Sustainable Development Goals bring renewed focus to cities and human settlements Matt Boms from the Communitas Coalition examines the critical role of cities and local authorities in the Sustainable ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: water security, ecosystems, infrastructure, resilience, climate adaptation, agriculture, food security
Protecting our liquid assets International Water Management Institute’s Peter McCornick discusses the impacts of climate change on water, in the context of agriculture and food security, and presents ... [ +++ ]
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 Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: oceans, acidification, resilience, COP20, UNFCCC, Seychelles, SIDS
The missing oceans Ronny Jumeau, Seychelles Ambassador for Climate Change and SIDS Issues dives into the issue of ocean acidification and the impacts of climate change on small islands, calling for oceans ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: mountains, ecosystems, partnership, collaboration, COP20, resilience
Mountaineers, sustainable development and climate change: connecting the dots towards a common interest Carolina Adler from the Mountain Protection Commission of the International Mountaineering and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: water security, water management, resilience, climate change adaptation, partnership, infrastructure, finance, capacity building
Water needs to be put on the global climate finance agenda Maika Müller from Global Water Partnership explores the need for leveraging climate finance to help strengthen resilience and improve water ... [ +++ ]
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