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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPCC Special Report: Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require “Unprecedented” Transitions

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Japan, Korea, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Wind, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPCC Special Report: Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require “Unprecedented” Transitions

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The 48th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-48) has approved a Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15) and its Technical Summary, and adopted a Summary for Policymakers (SPM), following its line-by-line discussion. According to the Panel, limiting the global average temperature rise […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PwC Index Finds Decarbonization Rates Are “Less than Half” Needed to Meet Paris Agreement

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Exploration, France, G20, Gas, Global Economy, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, India, Indonesia, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PwC Index Finds Decarbonization Rates Are “Less than Half” Needed to Meet Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Low Carbon Economy Index (LCEI) 2018 finds that national decarbonization rates do not match the level needed to achieve commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate change. The top performing countries on the Index are China, Mexico, Argentina and the UK, all of which grew […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNISDR Tool Promotes City-to-City Peer Review for DRR

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, English, Europe, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN/ISDR, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNISDR Tool Promotes City-to-City Peer Review for DRR

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has released a city-to-city disaster risk reduction (DRR) peer review. The ‘USCORE’ tool is expected to help cities implement the Sendai Framework for DRR and build the resilience of cities. The tool arose out of a need identified by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Takes Stock of Commitments, Announces New Actions to Meet Paris Agreement Goals

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Cyclone, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, EU, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, France, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Islands, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Takes Stock of Commitments, Announces New Actions to Meet Paris Agreement Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: The second edition of the One Planet Summit reviewed progress on commitments taken last year and announced a variety of new initiatives to accelerate implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The report titled, ‘One Planet Summit: The Review of the Commitments,’ released at the conclusion […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA Releases Reports on G20 Energy Transition Progress

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Europe, Exploration, G20, Gas, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, IEA, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, IRENA, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA Releases Reports on G20 Energy Transition Progress

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: The International Energy Agency (IEA) and Argentina’s Ministry of Energy and Mines released two technical reports focusing on progress and challenges of energy transitions for G20 countries. The publications address climate change mitigation through energy transitioning, and the role of high quality data collection for policy. Supporting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat Database Provides Budget, Expenditure Data for Over 100 Cities

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Data Platforms, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Europe, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat Database Provides Budget, Expenditure Data for Over 100 Cities

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: The first database of its kind, UN-Habitat’s Global Municipal Database (GMD) offers a standard set of indicators and local-level, per capita budget data for over 100 cities. The database, launched in September 2018, aims to highlight the importance of local financial data to policy- and decision-making. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Launches Urban Nature Alliance to Monitor Natural Capital, Improve Health

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Europe, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Hawaii, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Launches Urban Nature Alliance to Monitor Natural Capital, Improve Health

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched the Urban Nature Alliance. Dedicated to improving human health and well-being through greener cities, the Alliance aims to standardize how cities measure their natural capital and raise awareness on the benefits of preserving urban ecosystems. Urban […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Launches First Global Guidelines on Sanitation and Health

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, English, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, India, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Launches First Global Guidelines on Sanitation and Health

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 October 2018: The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a report titled, ‘Guidelines on Sanitation and Health,’ urging countries to invest in sanitation to limit the spread of disease and promote good health and economic productivity. The UN agency estimates that, based on current trends, 90 countries are unlikely […]

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