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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CCICED Urges China to Help Belt and Road Countries Meet Paris Agreement, SDGs

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Business, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CCICED Urges China to Help Belt and Road Countries Meet Paris Agreement, SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 June 2019: The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) deliberated on outcomes from the eight Special Policy Studies (SPS) conducted during the past year, and discussed draft recommendations informed by SPS findings at its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Hangzhou, China. Delegates urged China […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pakistan Shares VNR Highlights at National Conference

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, KB, Latin America, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pakistan Shares VNR Highlights at National Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 May 2019: Pakistan’s Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform (PD&R) hosted a national conference to share key findings and highlights from Pakistan’s first Voluntary National Review (VNR) of SDG implementation. Pakistan is one of 47 countries presenting its VNR during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Falling Tech Costs Make Renewables “Backbone” of Energy Decarbonization, IRENA Report Finds

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Biomass & Bioenergy, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Exploration, Finance, France, Gas, Geothermal, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, hydropower, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, IRENA, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Falling Tech Costs Make Renewables “Backbone” of Energy Decarbonization, IRENA Report Finds

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 May 2019: Renewable power is the cheapest electricity source in many parts of the world, according to a report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which predicts that renewable power costs will continue to fall, strengthening the business case for renewables and leading to greater climate ambition. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Scientists Call for Protecting 30 Percent of Lands by 2030

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Protected Areas, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SFM, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Technology, Tourism, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Scientists Call for Protecting 30 Percent of Lands by 2030

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: Scientists have issued a renewed call for a ‘Global Deal for Nature’ (GDN) to “save the diversity and abundance of life on Earth” and to “fast-track the protection and restoration of all natural habitat by 2030.” They argue the GDN could provide a companion pact to the Paris […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IRENA Revised Roadmap Calls for Increased Electrification, Renewable Energy Use to Reach Climate Goals

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Exports, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, IRENA, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IRENA Revised Roadmap Calls for Increased Electrification, Renewable Energy Use to Reach Climate Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: Increased renewable energy use and intensified electrification could help achieve climate goals by 2050, according to an International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) study, which describes deployable, cost-effective options for countries to transform the energy sector. The report titled, ‘Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050,’ expands on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Fight Biodiversity Loss, Tackle Climate Change, Inequalities

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, CBD COP 15, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commodities, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Fiji, Finance, fish, Forests & REDD, France, G7, Gender, Germany, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Fight Biodiversity Loss, Tackle Climate Change, Inequalities

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: The Group of 7 (G7) Environment Ministers agreed on a Communiqué and the Metz Charter on Biodiversity at the G7 Environment Ministers’ Meeting. The Communiqué addresses inequalities and inclusivity in transitioning towards a green future, the role of science and research in the context of sustainable development, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IMO Accelerates Action to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, IMO, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IMO Accelerates Action to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is accelerating action and implementing measures to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships, in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To advance the objectives of the IMO’s initial strategy to reduce […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: People’s Climate Action Summit (+Festival)

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: People’s Climate Action Summit (+Festival)

Source: Small Island Developing States One of expected components of the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit in 2019 is a People’s Climate Action Summit (+Festival). The event was announced in the workplan for one of the nine tracks to be covered by the Summit, focusing on Youth Engagement and Public Mobilization. The People’s Climate Action […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: R20 Austrian World Summit 2019

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Europe, events, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: R20 Austrian World Summit 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States The third R20 Austrian World Summit will convene under the theme, ‘Leadership for a Sustainable Future,’ contributing, in particular, to SDG 13 (climate action), SDG 7 (affordable and clean energy), SDG 11 (sustainable cities and communities) and SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production). The Summit will seek to, inter alia: […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors’ Decisions Impact Climate Change, and Climate Risks Impact Their Portfolios

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, England, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Fiscal Updates, France, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors’ Decisions Impact Climate Change, and Climate Risks Impact Their Portfolios

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: Meeting the SDGs requires leveraging private sector finance and increasing investments in activities that can deliver benefits for livelihoods, climate, ecosystems and biodiversity. What is needed, stresses UN Assistant Secretary-General Satya Tripathi, is private sector leadership in a systemic change towards accounting for environmental externalities and greening […]

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