Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change Loss and Damage, Climate change poverty and vulnerability, Climate change
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- DocumentSolidarités International, 2017To improve preparedness and prevention of drought risks in the agricultural and pastoral communities around Lake Fitri in Chad, Solidarités International implemented a project between 2013 and 2016 that endeavoured to strengthen their capacities for resilience.Document
Climate and livestock disease: assessing the vulnerability of agricultural systems to livestock pests under climate change scenariosClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Livestock as a sector is extremely important to the global economy and to rural livelihoods. As of 2013, there was an estimated 38 billion livestock in the world, or five animals for every person. Most (81%) were in developing countries. Around one billion smallholder farmers keep livestock, many of them women.DocumentGlobal Environmental Politics, 2016How does an idea emerge and gain traction in the international arena when its under-pinning principles are contested by power ful players?DocumentHeinrich Böll Foundation - European Union, 2016The single biggest cause of climate change is burning fossil fuels. The Carbon Majors - who include big coal, oil and gas - have extracted fossil fuels responsible for roughly two thirds of climate change pollution.DocumentEnvironmental Change Institute, 2016Loss and Damage (L&D) has emerged as a key area in international climate policy with actions to address L&D being developed under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).DocumentDeutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI), 2016Non-economic loss and damage (NELD) has emerged as a new concept in the negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It refers to the negative impacts of climate change that are difficult to measure or quantify.Document
Large-scale range collapse of Hawaiian forest birds under climate change and the need 21st Century conservation optionsPLoS ONE, 2016Hawaiian forest birds serve as an ideal group to explore the extent of climate change impacts on at-risk species. Avian malaria constrains many remaining Hawaiian forest bird species to high elevations where temperatures are too cool for malaria's life cycle and its principal mosquito vector.Document
Climate change-induced loss and damage in Pakistan: an investigation of impacts on society and the economyInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2016Flooding is the hazard Pakistan is at risk from the most . Increasing glacial melt from the Himalayan ranges as a result of rising global temperatures swells the rivers and tributaries of the Indus River Basin, inundating large parts of the country every year since 2010.Document
The State of Biodiversity in West Asia: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity TargetsUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2016Global Biodiversity Outlook-4 (GBO-4), the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 , published by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), provides a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Planâs biodiversity goals and associated twenty Aichi Biodiversity Targets, but contains limited regional information.Document
The State of Biodiversity in Africa: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity TargetsUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2016Global Biodiversity Outlook-4, the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 , provided a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Plan's global biodiversity goals and associated Aichi Biodiversity Targets, but contained limited regional information. This report builds on and complements the global GBO-4 assessment.