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New World Bank report highlights net benefits of investing in resilient infrastructure

New World Bank report highlights net benefits of investing in resilient infrastructure

Catherine Benson Wahlén writes on the SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) about a new World Bank report on benefits of resilient infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries.   World Bank Report Illustrates Benefits of Resilient Infrastructure The World Bank recently released a report that highlights that the net benefits … Continue reading

New report from European Environment Agency about the need for Europe’s energy system to adapt and become more climate resilient

New report from European Environment Agency about the need for Europe’s energy system to adapt and become more climate resilient

The EEA assessment ‘Adaptation challenges and opportunities for the European energy system’ analyses the needs for climate change adaptation and climate resilience in Europe’s energy system now and in the future. This assessment supports the clean energy transition, which involves a massive expansion of renewable energy sources, many of which are sensitive to climate factors. … Continue reading

Latest update on adaptation finance

Latest update on adaptation finance

Beate Antonich from the SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the April update on global developments in adaptation finance.   Adaptation Finance Update: Most Vulnerable Nations Are Among Least Likely Recipients Highlights: The Asian Development Bank agreed to issue Fijian dollar-linked bonds, expand its assistance programmes in Kiribati, Tonga … Continue reading

Latest update on adaptation finance

Latest update on adaptation finance

Beate Antonich from the SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the February update on global developments in adaptation finance.   Adaptation Finance Update: Number of Climate Adaptation Projects Increases, So Must Their Quality According to the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), launched at the fourth session of the UN Environment … Continue reading

Latest update on climate finance institutions

Latest update on climate finance institutions

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the December update on global climate finance institutions compiled by Beate Antonich.   Institutional Finance Update: Climate Finance Flows on the Rise, but Improved Data Needed to Track Progress on Mitigation and Adaptation Pathways The year 2018 concluded with the adoption of … Continue reading

Latest update on adaptation finance

Latest update on adaptation finance

Beate Antonich from the SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the October update on global developments in adaptation finance.   Adaptation Finance Update: Adaptation Fund Approves New Funding, Reports Explore Fund’s Future under Paris Agreement During the month of October, we saw the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) approve new … Continue reading

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the July update on global developments in climate adaptation finance.   Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices During the month of July, several adaptation programmes around the world achieved access to climate finance. The Adaptation … Continue reading

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the June update on global developments in climate adaptation finance.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Insurance Industry Adopts Development Goals The month of June 2018 saw international financial institutions, governments and non-State actors highlight the growing need for disaster risk reduction (DRR) … Continue reading