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Coastal blue carbon ecosystems. Opportunities for Nationally Determined Contributions. Policy Brief.International Union for Conservation of Nature, 2016This policy brief examines the existing Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and ratified National Determined Contributions (NDCs) with regard to the inclusion of specific efforts addressing blue carbon ecosystems, namely mangroves, tidal saltmarshes and seagrasses, as climate mitigation or adaptation solutions.Document
Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate: A synthesis report from the Raising Risk Awareness projectClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017TheDocument
Report on the nationally determined contributions survey conducted by the Nairobi Framework Partnership in 2016United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 2017Countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean urgently need financial support to green their power sectors and thereby implement their national climate action plans under the Paris Climate Change Agreement.Document
Transitions to Renewable Energy in Industrializing Countries A comparative case study of the Indian states Maharashtra and Tamil NaduFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2015A key challenge for future climate change mitigation efforts will be to ensure that industrializing countries make a successful transition from a fossil-heavy energy system to a more sustainable one, where renewable eDocument
Integrating indigenous, local and modern knowledge for sustainable conservation and management of forest ecosystems in NepalForestryNepal, 2015This paper reports on the documentation and assessment of different community based traditional and local forest and pasture management practices, drawn from five case examples in five districts of Nepal.DocumentWorld Agroforestry Centre, 2015This paper discusses how the adoption of agroforestry for ecosystem and livelihood improvement in Central Asian countries can be enhanced.DocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2009There are few rigorous impact evaluations of climate change interventions. But some examples in the field of conservation stand out. A number of recent studies evaluate the impact of protected areas, payment for environmental services and decentralized forest management. Climate change interventions have much to learn from experiences in such fields.DocumentChinese Academy for Environmental Planning, 2010The increased demand for energy in China has generated concomitant increase of carbon emissions, which poses an unprecedented challenge to China’s, and even global, sustainable development. In this paper, from the perspective of provincial carbon emissions, the authors analyse China’s carbon emissions changes during 1997-2007 based on the index decomposition analysis method.DocumentChinese Academy for Environmental Planning, 2010The central special fund of environmental protection is the main channel for the central government to make financial input into the environmental protection in China, which plays an important role in leading the environmental investment of local finance, enterprises and society.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011The Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region is one of the most ecologically sensitive and fragile areas in the world. In all likelihood, the effects of climate change will become evident here first and with the greatest intensity. This report synthesises the present knowledge about the consequences that climate change could have for the region.