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    How are cities combating climate change?

    Agence française de développement, 2016
    Cities are often blamed for being the main emitters of greenhouse gases (up to 75% of CO2emissions are attributed to cities due to the energy consumption tied to the activities they host: transport, industry, etc.
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    Banking on resilience: building capacities through financial service inclusion

    Overseas Development Institute, 2016
    Financial inclusion is often seen as critical to development and would make sense even without climate change. It may also help vulnerable groups in developing countries become more resilient to climate extremes and global warming.
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    Non-economic loss and damage: addressing the forgotten side of climate change impacts

    Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI), 2016
    Non-economic loss and damage (NELD) has emerged as a new concept in the negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It refers to the negative impacts of climate change that are difficult to measure or quantify.
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    Building a resilient city for whom? Learning from street vendors’ gendered responses to urbanisation in Hanoi

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    in Hanoi, agricultural production and tradingsystems have changed since the macro-economic reform in the late 1980s, and the subsequent urbanisation of the city affected livelihoods of smallholders from both peri-urban and rural areas. However, the impacts of change are unevenly distributed among urban populations.
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    Gender roles in urban climate resilience: lessons from Hue, Vietnam

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    There is growing awareness in Southeast Asia about the significance of gender norms and roles in climate resilience. The expectations on, and responsibilities of, men and women differ due to differences in physical characteristics, and local physical, cultural and socio-economic conditions.
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    Eight things to know about Green Climate Fund

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    The Green Climate Fund (GCF), the world’s largest climate fund, is designed to help developing countries achieve their ambition for low-carbon resilient development. Tanzania has been accessing a range of sources for climate finance to fund its climate change responses, but needs additional finance to meet the projected future costs of adaption and mitigation.
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    Gender analysis in building climate resilience in Da Nang, Vietnam: challenges and solutions

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    Climate resilience is more likely to be achieved when men and women fully participate in planning, decision making and implementation. This study looks at what roles men and women play in climate change planning and action, and to what extent women’s needs and capacity are fully taken into account.
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    Mainstreaming gender in climate change adaptation in Cirebon, Indonesia

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    Climate change has a huge impact on many aspects of Indonesia’s economy, society and environment. The Cirebon area in West Java province is particularly affected by sea level rise, coastal flooding and long-term drought, making its population vulnerable to climate change impacts.
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    Lessons from improving a gender-based climate change vulnerability assessment

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    indonesian cities are increasingly invested in efforts to build urban resilience, and finding means of resisting, absorbing and recovering from climate change hazards.
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    Counting on nature: how governments plan to rely on ecosystems for their climate strategies: An analysis based on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions and the Paris Agreement

    Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI) / Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations, 2016
    In Warsaw in November 2013, by its decision 1/CP.19, the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) invited “all Parties to initiate or intensify domestic preparations for their intended nationally determined contributions...towards achieving the objective of the Convention...”.

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