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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Learning from Direct Access Modalities in Africa

In the climate finance arena, the Adaptation Fund (AF) has pioneered direct access - an access modality that allows developing countries to receive funds for project and programme implementation directly without going through an intermediary. To date, a number of national implementing entities (NIEs) in Africa have commenced the process of programming direct access funding domestically; moreover domestic climate funds (DCFs) in several African countries are similarly grappling with this challenge... >> mehr
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Pressemitteilung
2. December 2014

Global Climate Risk Index 2015: Philippines, Cambodia and India most affected during the last year

Germanwatch launches the Index at the onset of the Climate Summit in Lima: Countries of the host region among the most distressed by extreme events

The Philippines, Cambodia and India were most affected by extreme weather events in 2013. This is the result of this year’s Global Climate Risk Index, presented by Germanwatch. “We all remember the images of the catastrophic Typhoon Haiyan, which wiped out entire regions and took the lives of more than 6000,” said Sönke Kreft, author of the study and Team Leader for International Climate Policy at Germanwatch. “Climate change must be controlled so that the future will not bring more of these record-breaking catastrophes." >> mehr
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Briefing on the 24th meeting of the Adaption Fund Board

From 9-10 October 2014, the 24rd meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB), the operating body of the Adaptation Fund established under the Kyoto Protocol, will take place in Bonn, Germany. In the two days prior to the meeting, the Board members will convene in their respective committees: the Ethics and Finance Committee (EFC) and the Project and Programme Review Committee (PPRC). >> mehr
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Sustainable Desert Power

Discussing the future of cross-border renewable electricity exchange between the Southern Mediterranean and Europe

This paper discusses the future of cross-border renewable electricity exchange between Europe and Southern Mediterranean countries as defined under Article 9 of the EU Renewable Energy Directive fr >> 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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Report on the 23rd meeting of the Adaption Fund Board

From March 20–21 2014, the 23rd meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB), the operating body of the Adaptation Fund established under the Kyoto P >> mehr
Briefing on the 23rd Meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board
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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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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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Pressemitteilung
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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