ZOI Environment Network

Zoï Environment Network (Zoï) is a Swiss non-profit organization that provides analysis and training, policy dialogue and communication services to governments, international organizations and NGOs. We focus on climate change, disaster risk reduction, biodiversity, water and waste management, security and conflict, and access to information. Zoï has long-standing experience in producing visual and easy-to-understand knowledge products related to climate change and in supporting capacity-building and training for sustainable development. We provide support to global environmental processes, while at the country and regional levels we focus on Central Asia, Caucasus, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

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Adaptation in Mountains

Mountains are highly vulnerable to climate change. They also provide numerous essential services. This theme explores how mountains and mountain communities can be made more resilient.

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COP27 - Cascading impacts: how can we adapt and reduce risk in the mountains and downstream?

Watch and learn about this COP27 side event which focused on the impacts and risks from upstream-downstream hazards in mountains, which have cascading and compounding detrimental effects on both local and downstream ecosystems and billions of people worldwide.

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Webinar: Women move mountains in adapting to climate change

Watch this International Mountain Day webinar which focused on how to promote gender-responsive climate action in mountain areas. Learn more about the role of women in climate action, best practice examples and key lessons learnt.

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LC3 - A Sustainable Alternative for the Cement Industry

Learn about Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3), a new low-carbon blended cement that allows cement manufacturers to reduce the CO2 emissions from production.

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A Global Community for Climate Change Adaption in Mountains

A global community to support and encourage communication and engagement between stakeholders working on climate change adaptation in mountains.

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Mountains Connect Interregional Workshop Report

This report captures take-aways for interregional exchange, regional collaboration and advocacy for mountain areas from the Mountains Connect Interregional Workshop held in Vienna in June 2022.

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Climate change is exposing Himalayan towns like Chungthang and the hydropower facility below to growing risk from glacial lake outburst floods

Solution Story: Reducing the risk from Himalayan tsunamis - How global cooperation is helping meet the threat from GLOFs

Discover this Solution Story describing how global cooperation is helping mountain regions meet the growing threat from glacial lake outburst floods.

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