Wir stehen vor zwei großen Klima-Herausforderungen. Erstens: Unbewältigbare Ausmaße des Klimawandels zu vermeiden - durch Klimaschutz. Zweitens: Unvermeidbare Auswirkungen des Klimawandels zu bewältigen - durch Anpassung. Zu beiden arbeitet Germanwatch an gerechten und effizienten Lösungen.


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Briefing on the 21st meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board

This briefing paper summarizes the key issues on the agenda for the 21st meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board, which governs the Adaptation Fund set up under the Kyoto Protocol. The meeting will be held in Bonn, Germany from July 1-4, 2013. >> mehr
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Sino-European Partnership on Low Carbon and Sustainable Urban Development

About the Project

The flyer provides an overview of the aims and activities of the project “Sino-European Partnership on Low Carbon and Sustainable Urban Development”. Please click below to download the flyer in English and Chinese language. >> mehr
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Adaptation Committee #3

A Germanwatch pre-sessional briefing on the AC ́S third meeting (18th to 20th of June, 2013)

The Adaptation Committee is the UNFCCC´s key adaptation body aiming to increase the coherence and promote coordination on matters related to adaptation. At its third meeting (18 to 20 June, 2013) the AC has to deal with a number of agenda items. This briefing paper provides background to the issues discussed, mostly based on the Secretariat´s preparatory documents, but with additional analyses and comments provided by Germanwatch. >> mehr

The German fast-start finance contribution

One in a series of Open Climate Network (OCN) papers, this assessment looks at the Fast-Start Finance (FSF) contributions from Germany. >> mehr
13. June 2013

"Adaptation to climate change for the most vulnerable: Lessons learnt from the Adaptation Fund and beyond"

International Conference on 2nd July 2013

The conference hosted by the Adaptation Fund NGO Network will serve as an exchange platform between political decision-makers and civil society, between academia and UN institutions on the experience with implementing such adadaptation measures, in the Adaptation Fund and beyond. >> mehr
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Reaching the financial bottleneck

Report on the 20th 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 20th meeting (April 4-5, 2013) of the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB). >> mehr

How do EU companies react to the EU ETS?

Results of recent surveys concerning the impact of the EU emissions trading system on companies

This compilation of survey results shows how much companies involved in the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS) expect the EU to reform the ailing carbon market – by implementing the backloading proposal of the European Commission as a first step. Respondents are confident that the EU will adopt a 30% emissions reduction target for 2020 as a corner stone of further ETS reform. >> mehr
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Energy Transition in a Changing Arab World?

Discussing Human Development Requirements for Future Large-Scale Renewable Energy projects in the MENA region

This paper is based on the inputs given by different civil society actors during the workshop “Energy transition in a changing Arab World? Discussing human development requirements for future large scale RE projects in the MENA region” at the World Social Forum in Tunis in 2013. Based on the questions that arose during the workshop it must be stated, that low levels of civil society participation, information and transparency within the realization and communication of Desertec are still causing many question marks, concerns and doubts among the civil society in the Southern Mediterranean. >> mehr
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Independent insights from vulnerable developing countries

Making the Adaptation Fund work for the most vulnerable

This publication summarises the state of play in the Adaptation Fund and the key experiences of members of the Adaptation Fund NGO Network, at international policy level as well as within developing countries. >> mehr
Deckblatt: Green Climate Fund

Green Climate Fund 3

A Germanwatch presessional briefing

The third meeting of the Green Climate Fund Board is scheduled for the 12th to the 15th of March 2013 (in Berlin) and represents a critical juncture for the work of the GCF Board. The discussions on the core modalities to operationalize its objectives, also subsumed under the term "Business Model Framework", will be at the centre of the... >> mehr


Der Klimaschutz-Index 2015


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