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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

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 February update on global developments in climate adaptation finance. Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Disaster Risk Insurance Gains Momentum 6 March 2018: During the month of February, three major multilaterally-financed projects supporting smallholder climate resilience in India, Mozambique and Sudan were approved. … Continue reading

Latest update on climate mitigation finance

Latest update on climate mitigation finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the February update on global developments in climate mitigation finance.   Climate Mitigation Finance Update: From Divestment to Investment, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency The past month has seen the launch of new renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, investment in the … 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 January update on global developments in climate adaptation finance.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Making Maritime Infrastructure Climate-resilient Projects in agricultural resilience moved ahead in India and Gambia, where multilateral funds are supporting nature-based approaches. Development banks reporting on project lessons … 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 December update on global developments in climate adaptation finance.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: MDBs Approve Projects with Co-benefits At the close of 2017, multilateral development banks (MDBs) announced funding for several climate adaptation and resilience projects that will target multiple … Continue reading