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“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

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 November update on global developments in climate adaptation finance.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: COP 23 Spurs Action on Resilience In November, multilateral development banks (MDBs) approved a number of large development projects with climate resilience benefits. Support was also confirmed … 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 October update on global developments in climate adaptation finance.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Barriers to Provision Identified During the month of October, projects funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) kicked off in the Pacific and Africa. Other adaptation finance … 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 September update on global developments in climate finance for adaptation.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: GCF Adaptation Projects Get Underway During the month of September, Caribbean countries received financial assistance in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Cambodia secured funds … 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 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