Climate & Energy

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Typhoon Haiyan-Yolanda
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With severe climate impacts for the most vulnerable countries on the rise, adaptation is no longer sufficient. Significant loss and damage must be accounted for. This discussion paper looks at how financing for loss and damage should be governed and what institutions, approaches and methodologies are necessary.

Energy Transition

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From renewable energy to nanotechnology to industrial heritage tourism- this short video highlights how some former coal regions have transformed themselves in preparation for life after coal. 

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As policymakers in Ohio and elsewhere look to modernize their aging electric grid, concepts in Germany’s changing energy system suggest how today’s decisions can set the stage for a greater share of renewables and more energy security.

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Climate Policy & Finance

This publication reviews the possible approaches that the German G20 and financial institutions should consider in order to ensure that infrastructure is climate compatible and socially beneficial.
COP22 in Marrakech
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At the UN’s COP 22 climate conference in Marrakech, the international community closed ranks despite (or perhaps because of?) the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president.

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Greening the Economy

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Last week, President Trump hosted Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, for discussions on an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal and further economic and security cooperation between the US and the West Bank. What can we expect from the US administration and how committed are the parties involved in the conflict?

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Instead of changing our economic system to make it fit within the natural limits of the planet, we are redefining nature so that it fits within the economic system.
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Intro

Ecological integrity and the fight against climate change, clean energy solutions, and (gender-)equitable sustainable development approaches are central for securing the future of humanity and the planet. As societies embark worldwide upon the green transformation of business-as-usual economic and development agendas, greater emphasis must be given to social and gender justice, participatory democracy, and citizen involvement. We support sustainable economic development fueled by clean energies, greener infrastructure, and inclusive governance.

Green Climate Fund Dossier

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