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- 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.DocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2014The international climate change conversation fluctuates along with global political, technological and economic trends. Poverty eradication remains the overriding priority of developing countries and is crucial for enabling climate challenge mitigation and adaptation.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio+20) waas held in June 2012 with a green economy as one of its two main themes. This paper was prepared to strengthen arguments for discussing mountain issues at Rio+20 and in other global discourses.DocumentInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2014Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation (EbA) involve the use of biodiversity and ecosystem services to help people adapt to the adverse effects of climate change. Those who are most vulnerable to climate change are often highly reliant on the natural environment for their lives and livelihoods, and ecosystems and the services they provide are already central to many adaptation strategies.DocumentInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2014The Fifth Assessment Report of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was released in 2014. It examines the impacts of climate change, inherent vulnerabilities and adaptation responses across the globe. The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are identified as being particularly vulnerable to climate change due to economic and capacity barriers.DocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2014This paper presents possible elements of a long-term international vision for land sector reporting and accounting. The vision is of a multi-dimensional land sector reporting and accounting framework that is applicable to all countries and increases in comprehensiveness over time.DocumentResearch and Information System for Developing Countries, 2009Numerous political statements by the world leaders on the urgency of reaching an ambitious climate deal in Copenhagen notwithstanding, the actual discussions at the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) continue to be shrouded by daunting North-South divide, dimming the hope of sealing a deal in December 2009.DocumentInstitute of Economic Growth, India, 2012There is growing concern around the world about the impact of greenhouse gases (GHGs) on the environment and economy. Primarily responsible for global warming, GHG emissions (especially CO2 emissions) are closely linked to the consumption (burning) of fossil fuels. Countries have not been able to de-link the association between the use of fossil fuels and economic growth until now.DocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2014This paper argues that a new international climate change agreement to be adopted at COP 21 in 2015 has the potential to play a significant signalling role by underlining to countries and private investors the intent to shift to a low-carbon development pathway.Document
Pakistan’s annual report to the commission on sustainable development national implementation of Agenda 21Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1993Pakistan had formulated its own "Agenda 21" well before the Rio Conference. Pakistan's Agenda 21 is the National Conservation Strategy (NCS), which was approved by the Government of Pakistan (GOP) on March 1, 1992. All reports regarding strategies, policies and programmes for sustainable development are to be drawn up on the basis of the NCS.