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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Trade in ESTs Offers Triple-Win Opportunities for Environment, Prosperity, Development

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Hazardous Waste, Health, Imports, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Trade in ESTs Offers Triple-Win Opportunities for Environment, Prosperity, Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 March 2019: Increasing trade in environmentally sound technologies (ESTs) can promote economic development, job creation and innovation, while fostering economic and climate resilience, according to a report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The report titled, ‘Trade in Environmentally Sound Technologies: Perspectives from Developing Countries,’ highlights the importance […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners Launch ‘Cool Coalition’ to Save Lives, Energy and Trillions for Global Economy

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Defense, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, Industrial Development, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Ozone, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Security, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States Security, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners Launch ‘Cool Coalition’ to Save Lives, Energy and Trillions for Global Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 April 2019: Over 20 partners have committed to a new global initiative that aims to inspire ambition and accelerate action on transitioning to clean and efficient cooling, which can help combat climate change, achieve sustainable development and save money. Launched at the ‘First Global Conference on Synergies between the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Synergy Conference Underscores Inextricable Links Between Climate, Sustainable Development Agendas

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 25, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Synergy Conference Underscores Inextricable Links Between Climate, Sustainable Development Agendas

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 April 2019: The first-ever Climate and SDGs Synergy Conference identified action areas to advance efforts to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the SDGs, based on the recognition that limiting global warming to 1.5°C above preindustrial levels is critical to achieving the 2030 Agenda […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, ILO, India, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Japan, KB, Labour, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has published an information note detailing the objectives of and the preparatory process for the UN 2019 Climate Action Summit. The Summit will focus on “sectors that create the most emissions and the areas where building resilience will make the biggest difference.” The Climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Berlin Energy Week

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Europe, events, Germany, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Industrial Development, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Berlin Energy Week

Source: Small Island Developing States Berlin Energy Week 2019 will highlight issues related to the energy transition. The Week will consist of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue, official side events and guided tours, receptions, business-to-government formats, workshops and conferences, including the Tech Festival of the Start Up Energy Transition (SET) initiative, the hub Berlin, the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: REDD+ Advances in Indonesia, Mozambique and DRC as Renewable Energy Finance expands in Africa and Asia

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, India, Indigenous & Community Forests, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Project, REDD+, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Transport, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: REDD+ Advances in Indonesia, Mozambique and DRC as Renewable Energy Finance expands in Africa and Asia

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 March 2019: The path towards global mitigation goals requires international support to meet capacity needs, such as in the area of clean energy infrastructure, and building capacities to improve carbon stocks. This mitigation finance update informs of developments seen over the last month including: results-based finance partnerships for emission […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Calls for Developing Renewable Energy, Protecting Biodiversity in Africa

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, UNEA, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Calls for Developing Renewable Energy, Protecting Biodiversity in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 March 2019: The first regional edition of the One Planet Summit highlighted Africa’s role as a global partner with respect to innovative solutions for adaptation and resilience, and focused on renewable energy access and the protection of African ecosystems to foster and support sustainable growth while improving the resilience […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts and Officials Discuss Ways to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, hydropower, Industrial Development, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UNEA, United States of America, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts and Officials Discuss Ways to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 March 2019: Government officials, experts and other stakeholders discussed the ‘Race to Zero Carbon,’ including ways and tools to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Participants emphazised the need to take action, noting that it is more expensive “to do nothing” than to “do something” to address climate change and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GCF Board Paves Way for the Fund’s First Replenishment, Looks Forward to Increasing Impact

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, Gas, GCF, Gender, Global, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, 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, IFAD, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Korea, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Nepal, New Caledonia, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, REDD+, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GCF Board Paves Way for the Fund’s First Replenishment, Looks Forward to Increasing Impact

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The 22nd meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board discussed the Fund’s first replenishment and strategic programming, and steps required to strengthen operations, reinforce standards and close policy gaps. The Board approved: nine new climate resilience and low greenhouse gas (GHG) emission projects totaling USD 440 […]

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