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    Resilience scan October-December 2015: a review of literature, debates and social media activity on resilience

    Overseas Development Institute, 2016
    This 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.
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    Natural disasters and climate change: Managing risks & crises differently

    UN, 2016
    In this report for the World Humanitarian Summit, the United Nations Secretary-General calls upon Member States and other stakeholders to accept and act upon five core responsibilities that he believes are critical to delivering better for humanity.
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    NAMAs from the perspective of developing countries

    Ecofys, 2016
    The Paris Agreement that was reached on 12 December 2015 delivered a universal accord on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to a level that would keep the planet well below 2 degrees Celsius warming. Following that agreement, implementation is the new norm and countries now have the task to accelerate the pace at which GHG emissions are reduced.
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    Pacific guidelines for INDCs: a guide to the development of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions and their further implementation

    Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2015
    This Guide provides practical guidance to Pacific island countries (PICs) on how to prepare their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions or ‘INDCs’ to be submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNF CCC ) secretariat.
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    Climate change and food security: risks and responses

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2016
    The effects of climate change on agricultural systems and food and nutrition security are already severe and widespread. Almost 800 million people are chronically undernourished, and population and wealth growth are set to increase demand for food and feed in the near future.
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    Synthesis report on the aggregate effect of the intended nationally determined contributions

    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 2015
    This document is a synthesis report on the aggregate effect of the 119 intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) communicated by Parties in response to the invitation made by the Conference of the Parties (COP) in decisions 1/CP.19 and 1/CP.20 by 147 Parties by 1 October 2015.
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    From response to resilience: adaptation in a global climate agreement

    Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
    Current global climate policy has focused on building consensus around a differentiated roadmap for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Equally important yet receiving less attention is the need to support adaptation of the most vulnerable communities to the increasingly severe impacts of climatic changes.
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    Aligning sustainable development goals with climate-resilient growth

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
    With the Post-2015 development agenda, the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21), and the ongoing discussions regarding Financing for Development, now is the perfect opportunity for the developing world to seek a common and holistic development vision that balances economic, social and environmental concerns; safeguards development from climate impacts; reduces carbon emissions and other unsustainabl
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    Raising the bar - advancing environmental disclosure in sustainability reporting

    UNEP Finance Initiative, 2015
    Through the use of resources and the production of waste and pollution, enterprises produce costs that impact long-term human and environmental systems. The scale of the problem is immense; the sectors analysed for this report are estimated to have natural capital costs totaling $7.3 trillion, mainly from greenhouse gas emissions, water, and land use.
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    Trends in private sector climate finance

    United Nations, 2015
    This report documents the progress and trends in private sector climate finance since the 2014 United Nations Climate Summit in New York.