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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

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 May update on global developments in climate adaptation finance.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Banks, Stakeholders Link Investment Decisions with Climate Change Uncertainties During the month of May, bankers continued discussions on climate-related financial disclosures to transform the way markets respond … 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 April update on global developments in climate adaptation finance prepared by Beate Antonich.   Adaptation Finance Update: Green Bonds on the Rise but Will Adaptation Projects Benefit? The global green bond market is growing, and is expected to reach US$250-300 billion … Continue reading

“The people of northern Canada face many social challenges and are bearing the brunt of global warming”

“The people of northern Canada face many social challenges and are bearing the brunt of global warming”

With the impact of climate change, the Arctic region is incredibly vulnerable and adaptation is not simple. Cody Dey, Emma Hodgson, Aerin Jacob, Jennifer Provencher, David Yurkowski and Jean Polfus write on the Policy Options website that Canada’s federal government should rely on the knowledge of Arctic Indigenous peoples and on Arctic science. These are … Continue reading