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- DocumentCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2016In the climate negotiations, conceptions of fairness plays an important role. For a climate agreement to be effective and durable, it must be conceived as fair by as many of its parties as possible. Unfortunately, there is hardly a consensus in the negotiations on what a fair agreement should constitute, and diverging fairness conceptions are at the heart of the conflicts of the negotiations.DocumentOxfam, 2016Pacific island countries are working hard to address the escalating realities of climate change, including the impact on land, livelihoods, and on the food and water security of their most vulnerable communities. The need for accessible, predictable, adequate and appropriate financial support to meet the climate crisis is urgent and growing.Document
Brief on fisheries, aquaculture and climate change in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report (IPCC AR5)Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2016The FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department has prepared this Brief on Fisheries, Aquaculture and Climate Change in the AR5 to provide an entry point to the vast AR5 content specifically for those interested in the fisheries and aquaculture sector and its dependent communities who are directly and indirectly affected by climate change and variability.DocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2016While women play an important role in agriculture, environmental and natural resource management, they have greater financial or resource constraints, and lower levels of access to information and extension services than men. Because of these gender inequalities, women appear to be less able to adapt to climate change.Key message:Document
Environmental standards and international trade: Latin American stakeholders and the EU Environmental Footprint ProgramThe World trade institute, 2015A new initiative to identify and quantify the product environmental footprint (PEF) is the three-year pilot program initiated in 2013 by the European Commission, in the context of the Single Market for Green Products project.DocumentBRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2015The impact of the actions of the countries that constitute the BRICS goes beyond the scope of the economic sector, reaching, among others, the socio-environmental agenda through issues such as the exploitation of natural resources, land use, the promotion of rights as a crucial part of this agenda, and most of all climate change.DocumentBrookings Institution, 2009U.S.-China relations have evolved and grown enormously since the Nixon visit to Beijing in 1972. But despite this progress, underlying mutual distrust over long-term intentions has grown and can over time make mutual antagonism a self-fulfilling prophecy.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2016The guide is organised into a set of modules, each representing important aspects of the successor to the existing Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA). By presenting evidence in the form of data, facts and summary messages, the modules highlight what should be covered by a new agreement.DocumentCenter for Global Development, USA, 2016The researcher suggests there is no question that the “mega-regional” trade deals in the Pacific and across the Atlantic are big and that if completed and implemented, they will cover a large portion of global trade and investment.Document
Resilience scan October-December 2015: a review of literature, debates and social media activity on resilienceOverseas Development Institute, 2016This Q4 2015 review is a scan considers resilience in the context of the international frameworks on disasters, sustainable development and climate change in 2015, culminating in the climate change COP21 Paris Agreement of December 2015. In Paris, although mitigation of greenhouse gases took top billing, adaptation was defined for the first time as a global goal.