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Latest News - 26 February 2015
UNEP Assesses Adaptation Finance Gap in Africa
Read More: UNEP Assesses Adaptation Finance Gap in Africa
February_2015: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a report, titled ‘Africa's Adaptation Gap 2: Bridging the gap – mobilizing sources,' which assesses a range of possible options for closing the adaptation finance gap on the continent. continued...
OECD Projects 290% Increase in Freight Transport Emissions by 2050
Read More: OECD Projects 290% Increase in Freight Transport Emissions by 2050
27_January 2015: The International Transport Forum (ITF) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released its 2015 Transport Outlook. According to the report's projections, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from freight transport will increase by 290% by 2050. The Outlook also predicts that cities in China, India and Latin America will generate 38% of the growth in passenger transport emissions. continued...
European Commission Launches Strategy for Energy Union with Climate Change Policy
Read More: European Commission Launches Strategy for Energy Union with Climate Change Policy
25_February 2015: The European Commission has adopted a framework strategy that aims to create, for the European Union, a resilient ‘Energy Union' with a forward-looking climate change policy. An annexed action plan presents fifteen "action points" for the coming years, including electricity market legislation, enhanced regional cooperation, increased funding for energy efficiency and a new renewable energy package. Two related communications focus on improved electricity interconnection and a vision for a global climate change agreement in Paris in December 2015. continued...
UNSG Updates Membership on Climate Negotiations
Read More: UNSG Updates Membership on Climate Negotiations
23_February 2015: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefed UN Member States on the status of global climate change negotiations. He discussed progress made at recent meetings of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and said a few key issues remain to be decided, including climate finance, adaptation and resilience, and accelerating action. continued...
CDM Methodologies to be Developed for Aviation, Renewable Energy, Electrification and Household Energy Supply
Read More: CDM Methodologies to be Developed for Aviation, Renewable Energy, Electrification and Household Energy Supply
20_February 2015: The Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has confirmed that CDM project participants and coordinating/managing entities (CMEs) may wish to take on voluntary monitoring of sustainable development co-benefits of CDM project activities and programmes of activities (PoAs) in a manner determined in their own judgement. continued...
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The Economics of Climate Change Mitigation Options in the Forestry Sector virtual 6 Feb - 27 Feb
IPCC 41 Nairobi, Kenya 24 Feb - 27 Feb
International Meeting of the Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Community of Practice Lima, Peru 26 Feb - 27 Feb
Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe 2015 Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 4 Mar - 5 Mar
International Conference on Environmental and Geo-information and Communication Bogota, Distrito Especial, Colombia 4 Mar - 6 Mar
UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico 9 Mar - 12 Mar
36th Meeting of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 12 Mar - 13 Mar
UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Sendai, Miyagi, Japan 14 Mar - 18 Mar
17th Session of the GCOS/GTOS/WCRP Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate Zurich, Switzerland 16 Mar - 17 Mar
Third Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon, France 16 Mar - 18 Mar
20th Session of the GCOS/WCRP Atmospheric Observation Panel for Climate Zurich, Switzerland 18 Mar - 20 Mar
ICAO Environmental ​Seminars in the European and North Atlantic Region Warsaw, Poland 18 Mar - 20 Mar
International Day of Forests worldwide 21 Mar
World Water Day 2015 worldwide 22 Mar
World Meteorological Day 2015 worldwide 23 Mar
 
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