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- DocumentGovernment of the Republic of Trinidad and Tabago, 2001This initial national communication of Trinidad and Tobago to the UNFCCC secretariat includes: national circumstances, national greenhouse gas inventory, statements on vulnerability and adaptation strategies, technology needs, and capacity building and research.DocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015Climate change has become the major global challenge of this young century. For years, the search for solutions has run up against a sharp North-South divide over the historical emissions of developed countries and the parameters of what is termed, in the climate world, “common but differentiated responsibility” for developing nations.Document
Second National Communication to the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ChangeUNFCCC National Communications (Non-Annex I), 2009Although Belize is a minute contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions, it will be among those countries which will be severely impacted by Climate Change. These impacts pose major impediments to Belize’s efforts to promote sustainable economic and social development and the reduction of poverty.DocumentIndira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2008For over two decades, scientific and political communities have debated whether and how to act on climate change. The present paper revisits these debates and synthesizes the longstanding arguments. Firstly, it provides an overview of the development of international climate policy and discusses clashing positions represented by sceptics and supporters of action on climate change.DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2012Discussion paper on the topic of loss and damage, within the context of ongoing UNFCCC negotiations.DocumentFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2014This paper argues that a primary goal of the Durban Platform negotiations should be to develop an agreement that will maximize reductions in greenhouse gas emissions over time. It highlights that international agreements can serve a contractual, prescriptive, or facilitative function.DocumentUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 2014This technical paper provides background information on the second review of the Adaptation Fund. The objective of the second review is to ensure the effectiveness, sustainability and adequacy of the operation of the Adaptation Fund.DocumentWorld Resources Institute [ES], 2014In the year running up to the publication of this working paper, the Agreement on Climate Transformation 2015 (ACT 2015) consortium focused intensively on thinking through the core elements of the UN Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations for a new international Agreement in Paris in December 2015.DocumentInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2014The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a scientific body established to provide a scientific view on the current state of knowledge in climate change and its impacts. The IPCC was first established in 1988 by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).DocumentOxfam, 2014This briefing paper argues that climate finance is fundamental to a fair and effective global climate agreement but that too few countries have delivered on their obligations. As a result, the paper argues, the world’s poorest people have not benefitted from the necessary investment, and climate finance has been a major obstacle to achieving a global climate change agreement.