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- DocumentWorld Bank, 2015This ‘checklist’ is designed to support countries in the development and presentation of medium- and long-term emission pathways.DocumentState University Higher School of Economics,, Russian Federation, 2015This paper explores the current changes in the global strategy of the elite of the international oil companies, the so-called supermajors, within the context of the potential business model innovation.Document
Indonesia’s ‘green agriculture’ strategies and policies: Closing the gap between aspirations and applicationWorld Agroforestry Centre, 2015With a focus on Indonesia, this study provides an overview of the state of-the-art of green agriculture, the policies and strategies associated with it, the commonly applied instruments, and the situation in the field.DocumentInternational Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2015This paper aims to critically analyse the existing legal framework around human displacement as an effect of climate change, and to provide some suggestions for its reform.News04 Jun 2015: The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) highlights how water is an essential crosscutting theme when addressing climate change. It provides new scientific evidence and a major advance about the likelihood of “a detectable human influence on the global water cycle since 1960”.DocumentWorld Resources Institute [ES], 2015This issue brief aims to promote longer-term thinking and create incentives to protect and restore ecosystems and ensure their sustainable use.Document2015This is the zero draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda published on 1st June 2015. The draft covers the four components of the Agenda:Document
How can preventive humanitarian interventions support climate change adaptation? A case study of Siaya, Kenya.Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2014The communities of fishers and farmers in Siaya, Western Kenya are increasingly affected by climate-related risks such as floods and droughts. The Kenya Red Cross Society and the Norwegian Red Cross have carried out pilot efforts in Siaya to integrate short term humanitarian responses to disasters with long term goals of strengthening the population’s resilience to climatechange.DocumentSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2015Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), a global initiative launched by the United Nations in 2011, has considerable relevance to the current energy situation in South Asia. In 2010, approximately 417 million people in South Asia lacked access to electricity, equivalent to more than a third of the world’s population without access to electricity.DocumentSmall Island Economies - CTA Brussels, 2015The information in this document was compiled as background reading material for the 40th Brussels Development Briefing on “Data Revolution”.