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Making Climate Finance Work for Conflict-Affected and Fragile Contexts

This study by UNDP, the Climate Security Mechanism and the Nataij Group examines climate finance implemented under multilateral 'vertical funds' and discusses how to make this work more effectively in contexts affected by conflict and fragility.

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Cover photo: Air pollution from open fires and smelters near Bantala, Kolkata, India. Credit: Brett Cole
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The SDC's Engagement for Clean Air for All

The SDC supports partners around the world in tackling climate change and in improving air quality while reducing poverty, improving health and protecting the environment.

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Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from the South Caucasus

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from the South Caucasus booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused, or accelerated by, climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication covers Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.

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Illustration by Elise Gunstvedt and Hasan Abbas, GRID-Arendal
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Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused or accelerated by climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication includes Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and Uganda.

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Webinar: Turning IPCC Science to Action - Joint Session on Health and Locally Led Adaptation

Learn about adaptation action that can be taken for health and locally led adaptation based on the science in the IPCC WGII report.

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Webinar: Turning IPCC Science to Action - Joint Session on Water & Infrastructure

Watch several experts explain how to turn the IPCC's science into action in this session on water and infrastructure conducted by the AAC and WRI.

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Webinar: Overview of IPCC WGII findings and a Call to Action

Learn about the content of the IPCC WGII Sixth Assessment Report and hear a related call to action with this webinar from the AAC and WRI. 

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Indian case study on “Integrating Natural Capital into Government Post-COVID Economic Decision-Making"
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Indian Case Study: Integrating Natural Capital into Government Post-COVID Economic Decision-Making

This article provides an overview of the opportunities for integrating natural capital into COVID-19 recovery plans in India. 

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East Africa Mountains Regional Dialogue Meeting

30/03/2022 - 12:00

The event brought together 31 participants including representatives from the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat, the members of the Climate Change Technical Working Group (CCTWG) from the partner states and other key stakeholders from East Africa, and suggested establishing an East Africa Mountains Stakeholder Platform under the EAC.

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Fact Sheet: What the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report means for Southern Africa

This factsheet summarises what the IPCC AR6 says about how Southern Africa will be impacted by climate change and its options and potential for adaptation. 

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Indigenous Knowledges and Perspectives on Climate Adaptation

This course developed by Royal Roads University invites learners into deeper thinking, reflection and content pertaining to indigenous perspectives in climate adaptation and mitigation.

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Air Quality Management Plan for the city of Cucuta, Colombia

Air Quality Management Plan for the city of Cucuta, Colombia

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Building with Nature in Indonesia
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Building with Nature in Indonesia: Restoring an Eroding Coastline and Inspiring Action at Scale

Learn about a landscape scale implementation of the Building with Nature approach to restore the eroding mangrove coastline in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia, while simultaneously revitalising aquaculture.

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Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

This nexus brief explores key challenges and issues related to biodiversity and the intrinsic linkages between ecosystems and sustainable development. 

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Malawi's Youth Perspective on COP26 and its Outcomes

Read about the expectations youths from Malawi had towards COP26 and their reactions to outcomes from the event.

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Policy Dialogue for Managing Groundwater Overpumping in the North China Plain

This policy brief series informs dialogue between scientists and policy makers working on groundwater resources, sustainable agriculture and climate change.

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Is the New IPCC Report a Game Changer for Adaptation? SEI's Response to AR6

Read SEI's response to the IPCC AR6 WGII report exploring what's new, what's missing and whether it is a game changer for adaptation.

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The IPCC's 6th Assessment Report: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability - Summary for Policymakers

Explore the key findings and further resources from Working Group II's contribution to the IPCC's sixth climate report. 

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The Importance of Floodplain Restoration for Mangroves

Learn about floodplain restoration for mangroves with this short and easy-to-understand video

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Video: Learn About The Importance of Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration for Adaptation Solutions

Learn about multi-stakeholder collaboration for adaptation solutions with this short easy-to-understand animated video. 

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Technology for Monitoring the Effectiveness of Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Learn about technology as a method of monitoring the effectiveness of EbA through a short easy-to-understand animated video. 

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Rising Seas and Shifting Sands: Combining Natural and Grey Infrastructure to Protect Canada’s Coastal Communities

Learn how Canada can scale-up the use of nature-based solutions, in tandem with grey infrastructure, to protect coastal communities from flooding and erosion.

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Pastoralism, farming and a changing climate in the Sahel region

This case study sheds light on the adverse impacts of climate change for pastoral livelihoods in the Sahel region, and the need for regional coordination to build resilience in the region.

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The KE4CAP Impact Report: Impacts, learning and ways forward

This report summarizes the impacts of the KE4CAP project, including how it facilitated knowledge sharing, collaborative learning, and the generation of new ideas and thinking, and created a new, diverse network of highly motivated climate adaptation platform team members from around the globe.

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