climate change mitigation

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 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 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 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 2 - Climate and Energy
Tags: Gender mainstreaming, renewable energy, UNFCCC, clean development mechanism, energy policy, climate change mitigation
Towards a gender-responsive mitigation framework: Learning from experiences in the energy sector Ana Victoria Rojas from ENERGIA Network discusses the imperative for gender mainstreaming in energy policies ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 1 - Framework and Climate Finance
Tags: climate finance, UNFCCC, transparency, collaboration, partnership, climate change mitigation
The challenge of climate finance Shannon Orr from Bowling Green State University highlights four key aspects of climate finance that are critical to the success of climate change action and mitigation. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 30 November 2014 / COP 20 - Day 1 - Framework and Climate Finance
Tags: IPCC, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Fifth Assessment Report, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, impacts, vulnerability, climate science
... Report of 2001 provided further information relevant to the development of the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol. The Fourth, Climate change 2007, paid greater attention to the integration of climate change ... [ +++ ]