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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: 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: 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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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ramsar Global Outlook: “Wetlands Under Far Greater Threat Than Forests”

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Impact Assessment, Integrated Water Resources Management, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Ramsar, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather, wetlands, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ramsar Global Outlook: “Wetlands Under Far Greater Threat Than Forests”

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 October 2018: Wetlands, which comprise the world’s most economically valuable ecosystems and essential regulators of the global climate, are disappearing three times faster than forests. This is one of the key findings of the first-ever Global Wetland Outlook (GWO) published by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Titled, ‘Global Wetland […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Urge Increased Climate Action

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Urge Increased Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told Pacific island leaders that climate change is his “absolute priority” during a meeting with leaders from the Pacific Island Forum (PIF). The meeting took place during the high-level week of the UN General Assembly 73rd session (UNGA 73). The meeting between PIF […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Discusses Equity, Democratization in Technological Revolution

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Culture, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, India, Industrial Development, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United Kingdom, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Discusses Equity, Democratization in Technological Revolution

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: On the margins of the 73rd UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) high-level debate, high-level representatives of governments, the private sector, civil society, and academia discussed the impact of the technological revolution on society, including on the workforce, education, and low-income countries’ industrialization. They called for regulation of new […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

Source: Small Island Developing States Throughout history, times of crisis have yielded extraordinary innovation and social cooperation. Not only has this been essential for conquering many seemingly insurmountable challenges, but it has also shown one of the greatest strengths of human nature: we can best face and overcome crises through joint, creative action. Anthropogenic climate […]

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