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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: High-Level Meeting on NCDs Commits to Action on Tobacco, Alcohol and Sugar

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Economy, English, Finance, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-Level Meeting on NCDs Commits to Action on Tobacco, Alcohol and Sugar

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: A UN high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) resulted in a political declaration pledging 13 actions to prevent and control NCDs such as cancer, heart and lung diseases, and diabetes. Country leaders agreed that national actions should encompass restrictions on smoking, unhealthy foods, alcohol and sugary drinks, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: More Climate Adaptation Projects and Initiatives Mirror the Need to Protect Against Increasing Vulnerabilities

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, France, Gas, GCF, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, 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, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNDP, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, WMO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: More Climate Adaptation Projects and Initiatives Mirror the Need to Protect Against Increasing Vulnerabilities

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 September 2018: During the month of August 2018, the Adaptation Fund Board received more country and regional project proposals, amounting to a record high of US$264 million in funding requests. A number of other projects and initiatives received substantial support from public and private sector organizations, indicating continued recognition […]

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