The NHS is experiencing a “summer crisis”, with increased emergency admissions and uncomfortable conditions in buildings not equipped for the heat, while the Met Office has warned that the UK temperature record of 38.5C could be broken on Friday. Authorities in Greece are dealing with the aftermath of devastating wildfires that killed at droughtEmissionsheatwaveresiliencewildfires Read More
Speaking at this year’s Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation in Bonn, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa warned that the impacts of climate change are “an incredible risk” to many cities throughout the world. “They will affect their infrastructure, their economies, and the lives of people living there. But we Citiesclimate riskEspinosainfrastructureresilienceTalanoa Read More
SONGDO, 01 MAR 2018
The first Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board meeting of 2018 concluded today after approving 23 projects, valued together at USD 1,093.5 million of GCF funding.
The new approvals bring the GCF portfolio to a total of 76 projects and programmes, amounting to USD 3,730.2 million in GCF funding to adaptationGCFresilience Read More
UN Climate Change News 15 February, 2018 - Extreme weather events are set to occur more frequently, even if the central goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement to limit the global temperatures rise to well under 2°C is met, according to new research by Stanford University scientists.
The findings highlight the 1.5 degrees2 degreesextreme weatherresiliencescience Read More
(Marrakech, 7 November 2016) - The UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech kicked off today, just three days after the Paris Climate Change Agreement entered into force.
At the opening, Morocco’s Foreign Minister and newly-elected COP22 President Salaheddine Mezouar underscored his country's willingness to host the conference as a demonstration of 1.5 degrees2 degreesafricaClean technologyclimate-resilient societiesCOP22marrakechParis Climate AgreementPatricia EspinosaresilienceSalaheddine Mezouar Read More
The World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund spring meetings kick off on Tuesday, once again filling the bank’s Washington, D.C., headquarters with development professionals, policymakers, economists, advocates and a slew of other influential leaders seeking to shape the future of global development.
This year’s agenda promises high profile discussions on a range carbon pricingclimate changeEnergyEnergy EfficiencyifcIMFPolicymakersresilienceworld bank Read More