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- DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2013This policy brief by the Asian Development Bank argues that, given the negative impact of climate change on Mongolia, it is crucial to select mitigation actions that reduce vulnerability to climate change, support the achievement of national development goals, and are feasible given local constraints. Key messages from the brief include:DocumentCentre for Alternative Technology, 2013This report explores how Britain can achieve Carbon neutrality. Building upon the groundwork laid by the Zero Carbon Britain project over the last six years, the authors incorporate the latest developments in science and technology, plus more detailed research in two main areas: balancing highly variable energy supply and demand; and the nutritional implications of a low carbon diet.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2013This comprehensive sourcebook on climate-smart agriculture (CSA), produced by the Food and Agriculture Organisation, consists of eighteen modules covering every aspect of planning and implementing CSA policies and projects.OrganisationClimate Focus is an advisory company committed to the development of policies and projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012Recent food crises and growing concerns about global climate change have placed agriculture on top of the international agenda. Decision-makers have recognised the strong link between the dual goals of eradicating hunger and making agriculture sustainable.DocumentSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2012In the context of major scientific and policy concern with the causes and implications of climate change, various actors are now keen to demonstrate how agricultural carbon finance can help achieve multiple benefits or ‘triple wins’ for sub-Saharan African agriculture.Document
Impacts of climate change on the agricultural and aquatic systems and natural resources within CGIAR's mandateConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2012This working paper describes the likely impacts of climate change on the commodities and natural resources that comprise the mandate of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and its centres.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2012This paper considers what 'counts' as climate change mitigation finance, with reference to the concept of additionality, by reviewing a range of activities that can reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the five sectors that account for the largest share of global GHG accumulation: energy, transport, industry, agriculture and water.Document
Climate-friendly agriculture and the clean development mechanism: an assessment of future prospects for agriculture and land use change in Latin AmericaLand Deal Politics Initiative, 2012Market solutions based on the trade of carbon offset credits remain a dominant feature in international climate change negotiations. This paper undertakes a preliminary assessment of potential of climate change mitigation projects by evaluating Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects related to agriculture and land use change in Latin America.Document
Climate change and agriculture: can market governance mechanisms reduce emissions from the food system fairly and effectively?International Institute for Environment and Development, 2012Agriculture accounts for 30 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. How agriculture is practised, therefore, has significant potential for mitigating climate change, providing food security and improving the livelihoods of food producers worldwide.