Publication

IOM Workshop Focuses on Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Migration Nexus [viewed]

May 2012: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has published the proceedings of a workshop on "Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Migration," which was held within the framework of IOM's annual International Dialogue on Migration.

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UNFCCC Reports on Capacity Building Activities in EIT Countries [viewed]

UNFCCC13 May 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a report titled "Analysis of progress made in, and the effectiveness of, the implementation of the framework for capacity-building in countries with economies in transition in support of the comprehensive third review" (FCCC/SBI/2012/10).

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REEEP South East Asia and Pacific Newsletter Highlights Renewable Energy Projects, Workshops and Publications [viewed]

8 May 2012: The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) has published the May issue of its South East Asia and Pacific Newsletter, with news on REEEP's participation in global clean energy initiatives, project and policy developments, new publications, and upcoming events in the region. 

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ESMAP's Annual Report Highlights Progress on Energy Poverty and Realignment of Focus Areas [viewed]

April 2012: The annual report of the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) of the World Bank indicates that, in 2011, the Program built on lessons learned by realigning focus areas and strengthening operational functions.

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EEA Releases Report on Urban Adaptation to Climate Change [viewed]

14 May 2012: The European Environment Agency (EEA) has released a report on the challenges posed by climate change to urban areas in Europe and how cities can adapt to climate change. The report identifies climate change challenges and responses, describes means of planning urban adaptation, and examines how multi-level governance enables urban adaptation.

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Guest Article #77: Now is the Time to Make Agriculture Part of the Climate Change Solution [viewed]

At the May Bonn Climate Change Talks, international climate change negotiators have the opportunity to address a critical issue that has had a very low profile in the formal UNFCCC agenda: agriculture. As large-scale hunger stalks many parts of the globe, areas that rely primarily on agriculture for their economic and food security, such as South Asia, are facing an uncertain future climate that may put them further at risk. The opportunity for international policy action is timely, but it must be done right.

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Asia-Pacific Human Development Report Discusses Climate Impacts for SIDS [viewed]

UNDP10 May 2012: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released its regional human development report for the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on the need for the region to find ways to continue to grow economically, while reducing poverty and tackling climate change and environmental concerns. The report addresses climate challenges facing small island developing States (SIDS) in the region due their low elevation. 

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UNFCCC Releases Technical Paper on Loss and Damage [viewed]

10 May 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a technical paper titled "Current knowledge on relevant methodologies and data requirements as well as lessons learned and gaps identified at different levels, in assessing the risk of loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change" (FCCC/TP/2012/1).

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UNFCCC Publishes Australia's Submission on CCS under the CDM [viewed]

10 May 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released Australia's submission containing its views on certain aspects of the eligibility of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) in geological formations as Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project activities (FCCC/SBSTA/2012/MISC.8/Add.2).

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UNFCCC Releases Canada's Submission on Agriculture [viewed]

9 May 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the submissions from Canada containing its views on issues relating to agriculture (FCCC/SBSTA/2012/MISC.6/Add.2).

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