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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 August update on global developments in climate adaptation finance.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Philippines Pioneers Catastrophe Risk Insurance During the month of August, multilateral development banks (MDBs) and funds reported on new financing for projects that will support resilience in … Continue reading

Innovative approach to reduce urban flooding

Innovative approach to reduce urban flooding

Catherine Howell, Jennifer Drake and Liat Margolis from the University of Toronto write on The Conversation website about retrofitting existing building infrastructure to alleviate flood damage by using grasses and herbaceous plants on our rooftops.   How green roofs can protect city streets from flooding Spring and summer 2017 have been among the wettest on … 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 finance for adaptation.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Caribbean Resilience Receives Boost Over the month of July, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) approved a number of grants that will support climate and disaster risk … Continue reading

Latest update on climate finance for adaptation

Latest update on climate finance for adaptation

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the June update on global developments in climate finance for adaptation.   Climate Finance Update – Adaptation: Disaster and Climate Risks in Agriculture, Forestry and Tourism in the Spotlight During the month of June, measures aimed at adaptation and improved resilience to … Continue reading