UN-Klimaverhandlungen

Im Rahmen der Vereinten Nationen verhandelt die Weltgemeinschaft über ihr Regelwerk zu Klimaschutz und Anpassung. Germanwatch beobachtet und unterstützt aktiv diesen Verhandlungsprozess, bei dem nicht nur die Hauptverursacher, sondern auch die betroffensten Staaten eine Stimme haben.

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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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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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Adaptation Committee #5

All Hands on Deck!

The Adaptation Committee (AC) is the UNFCCC´s key adaptation body aiming to increase the coherence and promote coordination on matters related to adaptation. This briefing paper briefly summarizes major discussion points for the upcoming 5th meeting of Adaptation Committee, that takes place from the 5 - 7th March, 2014 in Bonn. >> mehr
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2013 Climate Summit: An Island of Incremental Steps in an Ocean of Low Ambition

The need to construct climate policy beyond UNFCCC to keep ambitious 2015 agreement within reach

The 19th Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the United Nations Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Warsaw from November 11 to 23 resulted in decisions that provide the minimum needed at this point on the way to the new global climate agreement, but leave many central questions unanswered. >> mehr
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Pressemitteilung
18. November 2013

Climate Change Performance Index: Emissions are rising - but there is a glimmer of hope

Canada and Australia are the worst performers of all industrialised countries

The new edition of the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) was released by Germanwatch and CAN Europe in Warsaw at the UN climate talks today. The results show emissions worldwide have climbed to a new peak and no single country is yet on track to prevent dangerous climate change. "Unexpectedly, for the first time our Index also draws a cautious picture of hope", says Jan Burck, the author of the Index that ranks the climate protection performance of the 58 highest emitters worldwide. "We see positive signals towards a slow down in the increase in global CO2 emissions. And China - the world's biggest emitter - improved its performance in climate protection." >> 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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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
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Climate finance negotiations at COP19 in Warsaw

CDKN Policy Brief - November 2013

This guide provides negotiators with a synopsis of the key climate finance discussions undertaken during 2013 under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It aims to inform negotiators and stakeholders who are interested in the different climate finance agenda items and deliverables at the 19th Conference of Parties (COP19) to be held in Warsaw. Furthermore, it assesses possible outcomes in Warsaw that can prepare the way – together with decisions at COP20 in 2014 – for the new global agreement on climate change, which will be agreed at the COP in Paris in 2015. >> mehr

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