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- DocumentElsevier, 2011This journal article highlights that agriculture and food security are key sectors for intervention under climate change.Document
Choice, not control: Why limiting the fertility of poor populations will not solve the climate crisisCARE International, 2014CARE paper outlining the need for a human rights based approach to family planning when discussed in climate mitigation and adaption contexts.Document
Loss and Damage in a warmer world: whither gender matters? Gender perspectives on the Loss and Damage debateLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2012Is the gender dimension adequately embedded in the loss and damage agenda?DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013Need for adequate national policies and legal frameworks: case study from BangladeshDocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013This paper argues that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) need to pay a particular attention to loss and damage and gender equality.DocumentBrookings Institution, 2014Alaska has warmed twice as fast as the global average during the past half-century, and temperatures are projected to rise 1.5-5° F (1-3 ºC) by 2030 and by 5-18° F (3-6.5 ºC) by 2100. Less sea ice covers the Arctic Ocean today than at any time in recent geologic history. At the same time, the land itself is also affected by temperature increases.DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change, but has increasingly developed national capacity to address climate change impacts. Climate‐related hazards are expected to increase in frequency and intensity, however, and as such it is now becoming clear that adaptation will not be sufficient to avoid loss and damage caused by the adverse effects of climate change.DocumentUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2014This working paper highlights loss and damage to ecosystems from climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report (2014) indicates that adaptation options for ecosystems may be more limited than for human systems and consequently loss and damage both to ecosystems, and to ecosystem services, may be expected.DocumentUNFCCC National Communications (Non-Annex I), 2012This Second National Communication (SNC) on Climate Change is in compliance with Dominica’s obligation to the UNFCCC. Chapter 1 sets the National Circumstances, and in particular the aspects of development policies related to the major components of climate change process.DocumentUNFCCC National Communications (Non-Annex I), 2001This Initial Communication was prepared in fulfillment of Grenada’s commitments under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).