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Moving towards inclusive urban adaptation: approaches to integrating community-based adaptation to climate change at city and national scale - eldis (2015/1/26)
Adaptation to climate change in urban areas presents a complex challenge. Consequently, approaches to urban adaptation should be both multilevel and multidimensional. Community-based adaptation (CBA) presents an opportunity for local-level participa ...

Mainstreaming climate change adaptation into development in Bangladesh - eldis (2015/1/26)
The close linkages between climate change adaptation and development have led to calls for addressing the two issues in an integrated way.‘Mainstreaming’ climate information, policies and measures into ongoing development planning and de ...

Mainstreaming climate change adaptation into development in Bangladesh - eldis (2015/1/26)
The close linkages between climate change adaptation and development have led to calls for addressing the two issues in an integrated way.‘Mainstreaming’ climate information, policies and measures into ongoing development planning and de ...

Up-scaling finance for community-based adaptation - eldis (2015/1/26)
While most adaptation actions occur at the local level, there is an absence of commitment at the international level to channel adaptation finance to local communities. Without such a commitment, there is a risk that climate finance will continue to ...

Up-scaling finance for community-based adaptation - eldis (2015/1/26)
While most adaptation actions occur at the local level, there is an absence of commitment at the international level to channel adaptation finance to local communities. Without such a commitment, there is a risk that climate finance will continue to ...

Knowledge flows in climate change adaptation: exploring friction between scales - Knowledge-flows-in-climate-change-adaptation-Exploring-friction-between-scales.pdf - eldis (2015/1/26)
Effective mainstreaming of climate change adaptation (CCA) into related policy and development initiatives relies on comprehensive knowledge sharing between multiple stakeholders. In Bangladesh, community-based adaptation (CBA) practitioners are cri ...

Knowledge flows in climate change adaptation: exploring friction between scales - Knowledge-flows-in-climate-change-adaptation-Exploring-friction-between-scales.pdf - eldis (2015/1/26)
Effective mainstreaming of climate change adaptation (CCA) into related policy and development initiatives relies on comprehensive knowledge sharing between multiple stakeholders. In Bangladesh, community-based adaptation (CBA) practitioners are cri ...

SEI ranked number two among world’s environment think tanks - SEI, Sweden (2015/1/26)
For the second year in a row Stockholm Environment Institute is ranked as the 2nd most influential environment think tank in the world, according to the Global Go To Think Tank Index Read more...

The Nuclear Weapons Comeback - ISN (2015/1/26)
This commentary argues that doctrinal discussions on nuclear warfare are both evolving and growing in importance in countries such as Russia, China, Pakistan and India. In response, the West needs to pay more attention to these developments and condu ...

Workshop report: Asia and Pacific Regional Workshop :Promoting CDM and Market Mechanisms - IGES - EnviroScope Library (2015/1/26)

Gibraltar, controles en la verja y nuevo diálogo ad hoc: la UE se involucra en la controversia - ISN (2015/1/26)
Este análisis tematiza la crisis con Gibraltar y las implicaciones del reforzamiento español de los controles en el área fronteriza. El autor explica que no hay un acuerdo hispano-británico sobre la demarcación fronteriza con Gibraltar, la verja ...

Lithuania. Report on the individual review of the annual submission of Lithuania submitted in 2014. [FCCC/ARR/2014/LTU] - UNFCCC Latest Documents (2015/1/24)

Governments in Bangkok prepare for 2012 climate change decisions - UNFCCC Press Releases & Advisories (2015/1/24)

Orders given to ban dumping of capital dredge material in Marine Park - Govt. Australia (2015/1/24)
The Australian Government has announced Hon. Neil Andrew AO as the Chair of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority.

$2 billion in funds headed for cleanups in Nevada and on the Navajo Nation from historic Anadarko settlement with U.S. EPA,States (AZ, NV) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/1/24)
SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice announced the settlement reached with Anadarko and Kerr-McGee is now final, allowing funds to be disbursed for cleanups across the cou ...

Adaptation without borders? Preparing for indirect climate change impacts - SEI, Sweden (2015/1/24)
An SEI project has produced a package of resources on indirect climate change risks and ways for policy-makers to start identifying and addressing them. Read more...

Disaster risk reduction in Dhaka City: frrom urban landscape analysis to opportunities for DRR integration - eldis (2015/1/24)
The geographical location of Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal leaves the country susceptible to significant climate change impacts that exacerbate environmental hazards. In the urban context, disasters and hazards are posed by flood and waterlogging, ...

Disaster risk reduction in Dhaka City: frrom urban landscape analysis to opportunities for DRR integration - eldis (2015/1/24)
The geographical location of Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal leaves the country susceptible to significant climate change impacts that exacerbate environmental hazards. In the urban context, disasters and hazards are posed by flood and waterlogging, ...

OECD Economic Survey of Estonia launches Wednesday 28 January 2015 - OECD (2015/1/24)
The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Estonia, to be published on Wednesday 28 January 2015, assesses steps the country can take to revitalise growth and raise GDP above pre-crisis levels, building on its strong framework conditions. The Survey disc ...

Adaptation experts in training - eldis (2015/1/24)
Southern institutions like ICCCAD in Bangladesh help build capacity in countries most vulnerable to climate change. This project summary looks at the work of ICCCAD. Demand is growing for high-quality training, teaching and research on climate chang ...

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