CDM Executive Board Releases Proposed Agenda and Annotations for 49th Meeting [viewed]

© UNFCCC27 August 2009: The Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has published the proposed agenda and annotations, as well as the draft work programme, for its 49th meeting, scheduled to convene from 8-11 September 2009, at the UN Campus in Bonn, Germany.

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IFPRI Maps South African Farming Sector Vulnerability to Climate Change and Variability [viewed]

© IFPRI August 2009: This paper, authored by Glwadys Aymone Gbetibouo and Claudia Ringler and published by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), analyzes the vulnerability of South African farmers to climate change and variability by developing a vulnerability index and comparing vulnerability indicators across the country's nine provinces.

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IAEA Tracks Carbon in the Arctic [viewed]

© IAEA25 August 2009: Scientists from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Marine Environment Laboratories in Monaco are reaching the end of their involvement in a month-long sampling effort aboard a Canadian research icebreaking vessel, studying the effects of climate change on the Arctic environment.

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UNEP Publishes Report on Climate and Trade Policies in a Post-2012 World [viewed]

© UNEP August 2009: A new publication, titled “Climate and Trade Policies in a Post-2012 World,” is the result of a joint effort by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the ADAM project (“Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies: Supporting European Climate Policy”).

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UNEP Develops Discussion Paper on Negotiating Adaptation [viewed]

© UNEP July 2009: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has released a discussion paper entitled “Negotiating Adaptation: International Issues of Equity and Finance.”

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UNEP Launches Seal the Deal Website [viewed]

© UNEP July 2009: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has launched a website – Seal the Deal (http://www.sealthedeal2009.org/) – to support the UN-led Seal the Deal Campaign.

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Event: High-level event on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries [viewed]

The Secretary-General is convening this high-level event on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) in developing countries. For more information and to confirm attendance, email: un-redd@un-redd.org.  

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Event: Regional Climate Conference “Kathmandu to Copenhagen” [viewed]

The Conference, supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank, will bring together high-level officials, climate change experts, and civil society around the theme of climate change and the South Asian Himalayas. The Conference is expected to contribute to thinking about climate change threats and opportunities for South Asia including to discussions in the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action (AWG-LCA) and AWG-Kyoto Protocol.  

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Event: UNFCCC Technical Workshop on Joint Implementation [viewed]

The workshop will provide a platform for the Joint Implementation (JI) Supervisory Committee, JI project participants and other interested stakeholders to share experiences and exchange views, particularly regarding matters relating to the development of a determination and verification manual and guidance on JI programmes of activities. Other JI issues, such as JI Tracks 1 and 2, an overview of JI in the carbon market and outlook of JI for post 2012, will also be covered in the workshop.  

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Event: 49th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

The Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) supervises the CDM and holds regular meetings to consider issues relating to the operation of the CDM.  

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