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We actively promote North-South equity and the preservation of livelihoods. We observe, analyse and act. In doing so, we focus on the politics and economics of the North with their worldwide consequences.
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Climate Change from above (DVD)

Germanwatch released a DVD with educational material on climate change in a South-North dialogue with partners from Bangladesh, Germany, India, Jamaica and South Africa. >> mehr
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Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) - Daily Briefings from the 7th SCF Meeting (16-18 June 2014)

This is the Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) Daily Briefing. Produced at key meetings and negotiations by the CFAS expert team, the Daily Briefings try to provide a concise, informative update on key discussions that have taken place at each day of the meeting and give an overview of substantive points of action or progress. Please note that this is an independent summary by CFAS and not officially mandated by the SCF. >> mehr
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Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) - Daily Briefings from the 7th GCF Board Meeting (18-21 May 2014)

This is the Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) Daily Briefing. Produced at key meetings and negotiations by the CFAS expert team, the Daily Briefings try to provide a concise, informative update on key discussions that have taken place during each day of discussions and substantive points of action or progress. Please note that this is an independent summary by CFAS and not officially mandated by the GCF Board or Secretariat. >> mehr
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Climate change, development, and migration: an African Diaspora perspective

This paper represents an input to sensitize Diaspora around issues of climate change and development. Diaspora communities can instigate policy change both in their old and new homelands. Especially in the fight against climate change, they can play a bridge function so that European and African countries play together their climate policy action. >> mehr
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Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) - Daily Briefings from the 23rd AFB Meeting (20-21 March 2014)

This is the Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) Daily Briefing. Produced at key meetings and negotiations by the CFAS expert team, the Daily Briefings try to provide a concise, informative update on key discussions that have taken place at each day of the meeting and give an overview of substantive points of action or progress. Please note that this is an independent summary by CFAS and not officially mandated by the AFB or its secretariat. >> mehr
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Loss and Damage: Roadmap to Relevance for the Warsaw International Mechanism

– First Version –

COP 19 in Warsaw decided to establish the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage (WIM) under the Cancun Adaptation Framework to address loss and damage in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change. As a “milestone along a road of many years of policy discussions”1 decision 2/CP. 19 finally provides the legitimization to explore approaches to address climate induced harm conditioned by limitations of mitigation and adaptation strategies. >> mehr
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Briefing on the 23rd Meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board

The 23rd meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board took place in Bonn from March 20-21, 2014. Please find below the Briefing Paper. >> mehr
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17. March 2014

Arab NGOs call on EU to adopt a strong climate package for post-2020

One week prior to the European Council of 20/21 March 22 civil society organizations of 9 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries urge the EU heads of government to regain the EU’s former climate leadership by backing progressive 2030 climate and energy targets. >> mehr
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Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) - Daily Briefings from the 6th SCF Meeting (4-5 March 2014)

This is the Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) Daily Briefing. Produced at key meetings and negotiations by the CFAS expert team, the Daily Briefings try to provide a concise, informative update on key discussions that have taken place at each day of the meeting and give an overview of substantive points of action or progress. Please note that this is an independent summary by CFAS and not officially mandated by the SCF. >> mehr
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Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) - Daily Briefings from the 6th GCF Board Meeting (18-21 February 2014)

This is the Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) Daily Briefing. Produced at key meetings and negotiations by the CFAS expert team, the Daily Briefings try to provide a concise, informative update on key discussions that have taken place during each day of discussions and substantive points of action or progress. Please note that this is an independent summary by CFAS and not officially mandated by the GCF Board or Secretariat. >> mehr

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The Climate Change Performance Index 2014

The Bill | short film

Short about the CO2 intensive lifestyle of a metropolitan. Directed by Peter Wedel with Benno Fürmann.

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