Climate Change

The complex politics of global warming results from numerous cofactors arising from the global economy's dependence on carbon dioxide (CO2) emitting fossil fuels; and because greenhouse gases such as CO2, methane and N2O (mostly from agriculture) cause global warming.

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How Could Trade Policy Better Address Food System Shocks?

IISD · 1 April 2021 English

This report examines how trade policy can help governments anticipate and respond to food system shocks while avoiding harm to producers and consumers in other countries. It also makes the …

Group of 20 IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change LDC least-developed countries OECD Organisation intense as a result of climate change (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [IPCC], 2019).1 Trade history and reviews the available analysis on climate change to consider the implications of more frequent Frequency and Severity of Extreme Weather Events Climate change is expected to have significant implications important also to note that the impacts of climate change are expected to differ considerably across


Our future in the Anthropocene biosphere

PIK · 1 April 2021 English

future of the Earth system as a whole; and the scale and pace of the human dimension have caused climate change, rapid loss of biodiversity, growing inequalities, and loss of resilience to deal with uncertainty

and pace of the human dimension have caused climate change, rapid loss of biodiversity, growing inequalities Prize Summit—Our Planet, Our Future, namely climate change and biodiversity loss, inequality and global Sci- entific evidence makes clear that both climate change and biodiversity loss are symptoms of the will it be critical to curb human-induced climate change but also to enhance the regenerative capacity civilization: mitigate and adapt to the threat posed by climate change and biodiversity loss, reduce inequalities


Africa's Pulse, No. 23, April 2021 : An Analysis of Issues Shaping …

World Bank Group · 1 April 2021 English

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa has been severe; however, countries are weathering the storm so far. Real GDP is estimated to contract by 2.0 percent …

Sub-Saharan Africa, especially those most affected by climate change or conflict. Lost incomes, compounded in some


The Telling Absence of “Buy American” Mandates

Cato Institute · 1 April 2021 English

plan really does target similarly urgent — perhaps even existential — global priorities like climate change and China, one must ask why the president insists on impeding such efforts (and potentially alienating

even existential — global priorities like climate change and China, one must ask why the president insists


Amnesty International's recommendations to states under review in UPR38 (May 2021)

Amnesty International · 1 April 2021 English

This compilation of recommendations are made to seven of the states under review in the 38th session of the UN Universal Periodic Review (Belgium, Denmark, Mozambique, Paraguay, Sierra Leone, Singapore …

UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Climate Change. In compliance with its obligations under claims of human rights violations resulting from climate change or climate-related projects and measures, International: Recommendations ahead of COP24 of the Climate Change Convention, 23 November 2018, https://www the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2-13 December 2019, 25 November 2019, https://www UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Climate Change In compliance with its obligations under


Mexico’s Electricity Bill Rolls Back Energy Reforms and Threatens Relations with Trading …

Cato Institute · 1 April 2021 English

investors established through Mexico’s energy reforms (passed in 2014), as well as efforts to combat climate change and transition to clean sources of energy. It’s not so much “reform” as an energy policy “regression”

(passed in 2014), as well as efforts to combat climate change and transition to clean sources of energy


Is wetter better? Exploring agriculturally-relevant rainfall characteristics over four decades in the …

PIK · 1 April 2021 English

The semi-arid Sahel is a global hotspot for poverty and malnutrition. Rainfed agriculture is the main source of food and income, making the well-being of rural population highly sensitive to …

Zampaligré N, Dossa L H and Schlecht E 2014 Climate change and variability: perception and adaptation Gaye A T and Ndiaye O 2013 A unifying view of climate change in the Sahel linking intra-seasonal, interannual more intense rainfall over Africa under future climate change J. Clim. 31 9719–38 [40] Sultan B, Guan K and Lobell D B 2014 Robust features of future climate change impacts on sorghum yields in West Africa Environ in central Africa from CMIP5 climate models: climate change in Central Africa J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 121


Evaluating the grassland NPP dynamics in response to climate change in Tanzania

PIK · 1 April 2021 English

livelihoods of millions of people across the world and yet climate change risk and impacts assessments are predominantly on cropping systems. Climate change has significant impacts on Net Primary Production (NPP) (2009–2019) and future (2050). The vulnerable areas whose NPP is mostly likely to get affected by climate change in 2050 were identified. The number of livestock units in grasslands was estimated according correlated with Tmax and ET and projected increases in these variables will be beneficial to NPP under climate change. Increases of 17% in 2050 under RCP8.5 scenario are projected, with the southern parts of the

Evaluating the grassland NPP dynamics in response to climate change in Tanzania Azin Zarei *, Abel Chemura Grassland dynamics Net Primary Production (NPP) Climate change impacts Emission scenarios Livestock units millions of people across the world and yet climate change risk and impacts assessments are predominantly predominantly on cropping systems. Climate change has significant impacts on Net Primary Production (NPP) which whose NPP is mostly likely to get affected by climate change in 2050 were iden- tified. The number of livestock


Security at the frontier

Chatham House · 31 March 2021 English

Increasing global connectivity has brought with it a new range of security threats that were unfathomable just decades ago. Global reliance on the internet and on virtual networks has revealed …

to support programmes concerned with development, climate change and security. Multinational scientific and as the effects of global warming and climate change. Due to climate change, the Arctic has become ice-free


Many in U.S., Western Europe Say Their Political System Needs Major Reform

Pew Research Center · 31 March 2021 English

In the U.S., concerns about political corruption are especially widespread. Two-in-three Americans agree that the phrase “most politicians are corrupt” describes their country well.

nationally in France and the UK to debate climate change policy, and they have become increasingly common to debate Scottish independence, Brexit and climate change policy, there are significant political differences


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