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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 32nd Meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Economics & Investment, English, events, Finance, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 32nd Meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board

Source: Small Island Developing States The 32nd meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) will convene in Bonn, Germany. The Adaptation Fund (AF) finances projects and programmes that help vulnerable communities in developing countries adapt to climate change. It was established under the Kyoto Protocol to the UNFCCC. The Fund is financed in part by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 Climate Alliance International Conference

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Europe, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Justice, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 Climate Alliance International Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States The annual Climate Alliance International Conference will bring together Climate Alliance members and other interested parties, including over 200 representatives of local-level administrative and technical staff, as well as mayors and high-level local decision makers from across Europe, to discuss hot topics in the field of climate action and climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: East Asia Air Quality Forum

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, English, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Hong Kong, Human Settlements & Population, Japan, Korea, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: East Asia Air Quality Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The annual East Asia Air Quality Forum will bring together representatives from 13 Northeast Asian cities and provinces – Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Hunan, Jinan, Jilin, Sichuan and Tongren in China; Seoul in the Republic of Korea; Kitakyushu, Kyoto and Tokyo in Japan; and Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia – as well […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Urban 20 (U20) Mayoral Summit

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Europe, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Urban 20 (U20) Mayoral Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States The inaugural Urban 20 (U20) Mayoral Summit will convene ahead of the 2018 G20 Leaders’ Summit. U20 is a diplomatic initiative, convened by C40 Cities and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), to help cities develop collective messages and inclusive solutions for global issues such as climate action, the future […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) Conference II

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, events, Fiji, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Investment, Islands, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP23, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) Conference II

Source: Small Island Developing States The second Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) Conference, organized by the Fijian Presidency of the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UNFCCC, will bring together leaders from Pacific small island developing States (SIDS), government representatives, civil society, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), investors and financiers, regional […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Workshop on Long-term Low Emission and Development Strategies 2018

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Thailand, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Workshop on Long-term Low Emission and Development Strategies 2018

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2050 Pathways Platform, Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership, the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Partnership, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and World Resources Institute (WRI), in cooperation with the UNFCCC Secretariat, will convene a workshop to kick off discussion on the process of creating a long-term, low emission […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon: Why Should Nations Invest In It To Keep Drylands Alive?

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Desertification & Land Degradation, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Health, Investment, land, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon: Why Should Nations Invest In It To Keep Drylands Alive?

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2018 World Day to Combat Desertification calls to reflect on the true value of land and the need to invest in it; healthy soils are central to sustainable development. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development increases the demand on soils to provide food, water and energy security, protect biodiversity, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pope Francis Urges Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pope Francis Urges Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 June 2018: Pope Francis has called on oil executives and energy leaders to switch to clean energy to fend off “disastrous” climate change. Addressing a conference on energy transition, he said that the continued search for new fossil fuel reserves is even more worrying than the increased levels of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 June 2018: Reports released May and early June 2018 show, among other developments, that: mitigation finance provided by multilateral development banks (MDBs) reached a new record in 2017; more and more countries and subnational jurisdictions implement carbon pricing mechanisms; and climate-related financial disclosures are increasingly popular with banks and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, hydropower, Industrial Development, Investment, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 June 2018: The green economy is worth as much as the fossil fuel sector, and provides safer investment opportunities, according to a report published by FTSE Russell, a provider of stock market indices and associated data. The report titled, ‘Investing in the Green Economy: Busting Common Myths,’ aims to […]

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