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Cover: LD Gauging Solutions
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Gauging solutions for climate loss and damage in Africa

Key discussion and way forward from UNFCCC loss and damage meeting in Addis 13-15th of June

Loss and damage from climate change impacts is the major theme of the adaptation negotiation in 2012. >> mehr
Picture: Poster Connecting the Dots - Flight
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Poster 3 of 3: If you're still wondering what your flight to Dubai has to do with natural disasters... (from the poster series „Connecting the dots“)

Winner of the poster contest "Climate Justice"

1. FLYING GENERATES MORE CLIMATE RELEVANT EMISSIONS THAN ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY 2. THOSE GREENHOUSE GASES INCREASE GLOBAL TEMPERATURES, 3. CAUSING FURTHER EVAPORATION OF THE OCEANS AND 4. TRIGGERING EXTREME RAINFALL IN REGIONS ALREADY SATURATED WITH PRECIPITATION, 5. WHERE SOME OF THE WORST FLOODS EVER RECORDED HAVE KILLED HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF LIFES! >> mehr
Picture: Poster Connecting the Dots - SUV
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Poster 2 of 3: If you're still wondering what your SUV has to do with social injustice... (from the poster series „Connecting the dots“)

Winner of the poster contest "Climate Justice"

1. THE BIGGER YOUR CAR, 2. THE MORE EMISSIONS IT RELEASES, WHICH 3. DRY OUT AGRICULTURAL REGIONS AROUND THE WORLD, 4. MAKING IT HARDER FOR SMALL FARMERS TO MAKE A LIVING 5. AND FORCING THEM TO MIGRATE TO CITIES, INCREASING THE GAP BETWEEN RICH AND POOR! >> mehr
Picture: Poster Connecting the Dots - Steak
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Poster 1 of 3: If you're still wondering what your T-bone steak has to do with desertification... (from the poster series „Connecting the dots“)

Winner of the poster contest "Climate Justice"

1. YOUR LOW PRICED STEAK IS PRODUCED BY 2. CATTLE FED CHEAP CORN AND SOY, 3. GROWN IN FIELDS WHERE RAINFORESTS WERE SLASHED AND BURNT, 4. MEANING THEY ARE NOT LONGER ABLE TO GENERATE RAINFALL IN DRIER REGIONS, 5. WHERE HIGH TEMPERATURES ACCELERATE DRASTIC DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT! >> mehr
Picture: Poster Climate Change is not a Game
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Poster: Climate change is not a game

Second prize in poster contest "Climate Justice"

Global fairness means that all carry responsibilities. The consequences of our lifestyles impact the poor and powerless the most. Limiting global warming to less than a 2°C increase through drastic emission cuts in the developed world and greater climate protection in developing countries is necessary for our climate and our survival! >> mehr
Picture: Poster One World - One Climate
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Poster: One World, One Climate!

Third prize in poster contest "Climate Justice"

Pablo Bicheroux ranked third prize in Germanwatch poster contest "Climate Justice" with his contribution "One world, one climate!“ >> mehr
Cover Into Unknown Territory
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Into Unknown Territory

The Limits to Adaptation and Reality of Loss and Damage from Climate Impacts

Joint Report by CARE, Germanwatch, ActionAid and WWF warns against irreparable damage from climate change for ecosystems and vulnerable countries. Governments will need to take new measures to deal with extreme impacts and prepare for losses due to climate change. Unless substantial efforts are taken immediately to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and encourage climate resilient development, global warming could exceed 4 and even 6°C. >> mehr
Deckblatt: Performance Review of the Interim Arrangement of the Adaptation Fund
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Performance Review of the Interim Arrangement of the Adaptation Fund

Adaptation Fund NGO Network’s Position

The performance review aims at inspecting the effectiveness and adequacy of the Adaptation Fund (AF) and its institutional arrangements with the goal of providing the Conference of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) with concrete recommendations for an appropriate decision. >> mehr
Deckblatt: Briefing on the 17th Meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board
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Briefing on the 17th Meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board

From now on more National Implementing Entities than Multilateral Implementing Entities

This briefing paper summarises the key issues that are on the agenda of the 17th meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB), which governs the Adaptation Fund (AF) set up under the Kyoto Protocol. >> mehr
Deckblatt: Accreditation of Two New NIEs, Approval of the Second Direct Access Projects
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Accreditation of Two New NIEs, Approval of the Second Direct Access Projects

Report on the 16th 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, which should support the adaptation of developing countries to negative impacts of climate change. This report summarises the key decisions taken during the 16th meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board. >> mehr

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