Entwicklung & Klima

Der Klimawandel ist für uns zu allererst eine Entwicklungsfrage. So erarbeiten wir Konzepte sowohl für die Unterstützung der Ärmsten bei der Anpassung als auch für den Aufbau klimaschonender Energie-Infrastruktur in Entwicklungsländern.  

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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
Briefing on the 23rd Meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board

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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MENA CSOs/NGOs Working on Renewable Energy, Low Carbon Development and Climate Protection

Civil society actors are key agents of a transformation into a post-fossil society. They can influence policy-making and shape the awareness of the general public and specific constituencies, such as consumers, workers and farmers. With the aim to increase civil society involvement in the fields of renewable energy, low carbon development and climate protection in the MENA region, this study provides an overview of around 40 civil society and non-governmental organisations (CSOs/NGOs) from 12 MENA countries which would be interested to increase their political engagement. >> mehr
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MENA Civil Society Position Paper

for the UfM Ministerial Meeting on Energy, 11th December 2013, Brussels

Civil society organizations dealing with the environment and renewable energy in the MENA region want to cooperate on the protection of the climate and get engaged in the political decision-making processes of promoting renewable energy in the MENA region. Therefore 23 NGOs, particularily from the MENA region, agreed on the attached position paper which will be submitted for the UfM Ministerial Meeting on Energy aiming to adopt the Mediterranean Solar Plan (MSP) in Brussels in December 2013. >> mehr
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12. November 2013

Germanwatch Climate Risk Index 2014: Haiti, Philippines and Pakistan most affected

Major share of economic and human burden of weather catastrophes on developing countries (press release english)

Overshadowed by the ongoing human catastrophe in the Philippines, Germanwatch presented the 9th annual Global Climate Risk Index at the onset of the Climate Summit in Warsaw. “The index shows that the most severe weather related catastrophes in 2012 occurred in Haiti, Philippines and Pakistan”, says Sönke Kreft, Team Leader International Climate Policy at Germanwatch and co-author of the index. „The landfall of Hurricane Sandy in the US dominated international news in October 2012. Yet, it was Haiti - the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere - that suffered the greatest losses from the same event." >> mehr
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Global Climate Risk Index 2014

Who suffers most from extreme weather events? Weather-related loss events in 2012 and 1993 to 2012

The Global Climate Risk Index 2014 analyses to what extent countries have been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves etc.). The most recent data available—from 2012 and 1993–2012—were taken into account. The countries affected most in 2012 were Haiti, the Philippines and Pakistan. For the period from 1993 to 2012 Honduras, Myanmar and Haiti rank highest. >> mehr

Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) - Daily Briefings from the 22nd AFB Meeting (31 October - 1 November 2013)

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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Briefing on the 22nd meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board

The 22nd meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board took place in Bonn from October 31 - November 1, 2013. Please find below the Briefing Paper. >> mehr
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Advancing Climate Compatible Development for Food Security

For many developing countries ensuring food security remains a key development challenge, often aggravated by climate change impacts. However, a number of governments that set-up national climate change strategies with the intention to improve conditions in the agricultural sector often find it difficult to address climate change mitigation, adaptation and food security elements in a synergy-oriented manner. The question arises what kind of institutional set-up would be required to better address this challenge? >> mehr
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Towards a comprehensive environmental and social policy

Report on the 21st meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board

The Adaptation Fund (AF) was established under the Kyoto Protocol of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in order to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes in developing countries affected by the global climate change. This report summarizes the key decisions taken during the 21st meet-ing (July 3-4, 2013) of the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB). >> mehr