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- DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2016The costs of adaptation to climate change in developing countries are substantial. Developed countries have commitments to scale up support for adaptation in developing countries particularly in LDCs and SIDS that have little historic responsibility and will bear large relative costs of climate change.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2016Climate change poses significant disruptions — both positive and negative — to development and the administration of official development assistance (ODA). Many UK-based international civil society organisations (ICSOs) have started integrating climate change into their work.DocumentDeutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI), 2015The impacts of global warming threaten to undermine the core objectives of sustainable development: Large-scale investments that aim to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) are indispensable. A just low-carbon transformation requires that mitigation investments seek to generate sustainable development (SD) benefits while also minimizing their adverse effects.Document
Managing ecosystems in the context of climate change mitigation: A review of current knowledge and recommendations to support ecosystem-based mitigation actions that look beyond terrestrial forestsSecretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, 2016Ecosystem management can play an important role in climate change mitigation and adaptation if current practices are evaluated and improved to move towards sustainability.DocumentInstitut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI) / Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations, 2016The adoption of the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 firmly anchored the issue of climate change at the centre of international and national development policy. These agreements set out an ambitious set of universal targets, as well as national policy engagements (in the field of climate change, nationally determined contributions).DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2016Driven by its development philosophy, Gross National Happiness, Bhutan has achieved carbon neutrality. Internationally recognised as a model for climate action, this small Least Developed Country is able to approach climate diplomacy from a position of moral authority.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2016Despite its Least Developed Country status, Ethiopia has played a leading role in climate diplomacy. This briefing explores the factors behind Ethiopia’s success in order to draw lessons for other nations.Document
Climate change knows no borders: an analysis of climate induced migration, protection gaps and need for solidarity in South AsiaActionAid International, 2016Climate change is having devastating impacts on communities’ lives, livelihoods and food security across South Asia. Its consequences are so severe that it is increasingly contributing to migration, and this incidence is likely to escalate much more in the years to come as climate change impacts become more serious.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016This manual introduces a wide range of participatory strategies and tools for research to guide the implementation of climate smart agriculture and efforts to achieve food security in rural communities.