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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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
Deckblatt: Standing Committee on Finance #3

Standing Committee on Finance #3

A Germanwatch report on the outcomes of the 3rd meeting

The third meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) took place in Bonn from the 8th to the 10th March 2013. The SCF has been established by the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC to assist the Conference of Parties (COP) in exercising its functions with respect to the financial mechanism of the Convention. Certain outcomes... >> mehr

Germanwatch Adaptation Committee Report

Head start towards implementation of three year’s work programme

The Adaptation Committee (AC) under the UNFCCC met for the second time from 5th to 8th of March in Bonn. The Committee, founded as part of the Cancun Adaptation Framework by the climate summit in 2010, is the world primary body to... >> mehr
Deckblatt: Adaptation Committee #2

Adaptation Committee #2

A Germanwatch pre-sessional briefing on the AC´s second meeting

The second meeting of the Adaptation Committee represents a critical juncture for its work. The AC – the UNFCCC’s primary advisory body on matters related to adaptation – will have a head start to implement its recently endorsed 3 years work plan... >> mehr
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It's Springtime in the Desert

Safeguarding the Sustainable Implementation of the DESERTEC Concept

This paper provides an overview of discussions on how to safeguard the sustainable implementation of the DESERTEC concept through the application of a sustainability framework. >> mehr

Report on the 19th Meeting of Adaptation Fund

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 summarises the key decisions taken during the 19th meeting (December 11 to 14) of the Adaptation Fund Board. >> mehr
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The Climate Change Performance Index 2013

A comparison of the 58 top CO2 emitting nations

The Climate Change Performance Index is an instrument supposed to enhance transparency in international climate politics. On the basis of standardised criteria, the index evaluates and compares the climate protection performance of 58 countries that are, together, responsible for more than 90 percent of global energy-related CO2 emissions. >> mehr
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3. December 2012

High Emissions - Low Ambitions

Germanwatch's Climate Change Performance Index published at Doha's climate talks

In a time of heavily increasing greenhouse gas emissions and fossil fuel investments, the light at the end of the tunnel cannot yet be seen. The eighth annual Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI), which was published at the Doha climate talks today by Germanwatch and the Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, ranks the climate protection performance of the 58 highest emitters worldwide. For the first time, the index used deforestation data, which resulted in a rankings drop of countries with high forest emissions such as Brazil and Indonesia. Once again, no country made it into the first three spots on the list due to a lack of ambition to reach the goal of keeping global warming below 2 degree Celsius. >> mehr


Der Klimaschutz-Index 2015


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