Climate

Climate is the long-term average of weather, typically averaged over a period of 30 years. More rigorously, it denotes the mean and variability of meteorological variables over a time spanning from months to millions of years. Some of the meteorological variables that are commonly measured are temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind, and precipitation. In a broader sense, climate is the state of the components of the climate system, which includes the ocean and ice on Earth. The climate of a location is affected by its latitude, terrain, and altitude, as well as nearby water bodies and their currents. Climates can …

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Public International Funding of Nature-based Solutions for Adaptation: A Landscape Assessment

WRI · 3 December 2021 English

The 2019 flagship report Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience by the Global Commission on Adaptation (the Commission), identified access to finance as one of three key barriers fundamentally important in helping many countries address climate change. In almost all circumstances, public capital will be highly valuable. Climate finance and official development assistance (ODA) will efforts. This paper provides the first assessment of the landscape of public international funding (climate finance and ODA) for NbSA and seeks to help donor and developing countries better understand the

4 percent of total climate finance flows1 and 1.5–3.4 percent of public climate finance flows, in 2018 European Union, Asian Development Bank, the Green Climate Fund, and the International Fund for Agricultural report Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience by the Global Commission on Adaptation address climate change. In almost all circumstances, public capital will be highly valuable. Climate finance the landscape of public international funding (climate finance and ODA) for NbSA and seeks to help donor


On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held …

WRI · 2 November 2021 English

Full Executive Summary available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Bahasa, and Nepali. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes equal and secure land rights for women as integral to attaining …

critical to national food security and building climate resilience. Yet, many women do not have the right rights is crucial to overcome if we are to build climate resilient communities and end extreme poverty fertile land, healthy forests, and a stable climate. Livable cities and clean energy are essential


Secondhand Shopping: Understanding Consumer Behavior toward Pre-owned Clothing in India

WRI · 5 October 2021 English

circular business models can have a positive climate impact: According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation that one of the respondents did not believe in climate change or the need to adopt a sustainable lifestyle with WRI India’s Climate Program. Chirag Gajjar is the Head of Subnational Climate Action at WRI India’s India’s Climate Program. ABOUT WRI Each World Resources Institute report represents a timely, scholarly fertile land, healthy forests, and a stable climate. Livable cities and clean energy are essential


Increasing Climate Data and Ambition in Indonesia through Enhanced Transparency and Incentive …

WRI · 3 October 2021 English

Full executive summary available in the paper.

| March 2021 | 1 WORKING PAPER INCREASING CLIMATE DATA AND AMBITION IN INDONESIA THROUGH ENHANCED Indonesia .......13 Leveraging Data for Enhanced Climate Action ...................18 Conclusion ...... P. Mohanty, and A. Wijaya. 2020. “Increasing Climate Data and Ambition in Indonesia through Enhanced therefore, the private sector’s engagement in the climate journey should be leveraged more effectively than currently being done. ▪ As the momentum of corporate climate action and transparency continues to increase


Improving Access to the Green Climate Fund: How the Fund Can Better …

WRI · 3 October 2021 English

Highlights The Green Climate Fund is a globally important source of finance for projects in developing countries that address climate goals. Central to the GCF’s formation is an emphasis on providing Background The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is the single largest source of public climate finance today. It is crucial to global efforts to enable developing countries to finance low-carbon, climate resilient development approach has opened the door to potentially a more equitable, efficient, and transformative use of climate funds. Yet the high level of interest in the Fund, combined with the GCF’s current approach to facilitating

WORKING PAPER IMPROVING ACCESS TO THE GREEN CLIMATE FUND: HOW THE FUND CAN BETTER SUPPORT DEVELOPING Larsen. 2021. “Improving Access to the Green Climate Fund: How the Fund Can Better Support Developing revised. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Highlights ▪ The Green Climate Fund (GCF, or “the Fund”) is a globally important projects in developing countries that address climate goals. ▪ Central to the GCF’s formation is an The GCF is the single largest source of public climate finance today. It is crucial to global efforts


Implementing Open Data Strategies for Climate Action: Suggestions And Lessons Learned for …

WRI · 3 September 2021 English

Full executive summary available in the report. In recent years, the urgency and sheer scale of climate impacts have made clear the need for similarly urgent and ambitious solutions—solutions that will accessibility of climate-related data and information across this range of actors, therefore, is necessary to orchestrating a whole-of-society response to climate change. Often, however, climate-related data Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Paris Agreement to facilitate clarity when communicating and reporting progress. The strengthened attention to climate action transparency sparked by

PAPER IMPLEMENTING OPEN DATA STRATEGIES FOR CLIMATE ACTION: SUGGESTIONS AND LESSONS LEARNED FOR GOVERNMENT Strategies for Climate Action ......................... 10 4. Overcoming Barriers to Opening Up Climate-Related Strengthen and Sustain Open Data Initiatives for Climate Action ............ 20 6. Conclusion ......... 2020. “Implementing Open Data Strategies for Climate Action: Suggestions and Lessons Learned for Government mainstreaming climate action and promoting a coordinated and coherent response to climate change across


A Pathway to Carbon Neutral Agriculture in Denmark

WRI · 5 July 2021 English

excellent advice and information. At SEGES, the climate group led by Hans Thyssen was a great source of Jesper Svensgaard (Concito); Tage Duer (Denmark Climate Council); Carsten Rahbek (University of Copenhagen); sources at WRI and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. Funding through Chalmers University Zionts is a Research Analyst in the Food and Climate Programs at World Resources Institute. Stefan Research Associate at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. Patrice Dumas is a Researcher


Mainstreaming Climate Adaptation Planning and Action into Health Systems in Fiji, Ghana, …

WRI · 4 July 2021 English

global COVID-19 pandemic, climate change is also impacting human health and straining heavily burdened health services everywhere. Recognition of the linkages between climate change and health systems services, is growing, yet many countries are still struggling both to mainstream, or integrate, climate adaptation into their health plans and to implement activities on the ground. This paper shares case case studies from Fiji, Ghana, and Benin, three countries making progress with mainstreaming climate change adaptation into planning and implementation in health systems. These countries are instituting

January 2021 | 1 WORKING PAPER MAINSTREAMING CLIMATE ADAPTATION PLANNING AND ACTION INTO HEALTH SYSTEMS ........................................ 4 3. Climate Change and Human Health: A Growing Sense of Tye, S., and J. Waslander. 2021. “Mainstreaming Climate Adaptation Planning and Action into Health Systems attention is on the global COVID-19 pandemic, climate change is also impacting human health and straining everywhere. ▪ Recognition of the linkages between climate change and health systems, such as shifts in vector-borne


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ULI · 18 June 2021 English

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to produce and 00:24:08 --> 00:24:12: publish a climate change adaptation and resiliency plan. 00:24:12


Welfare in Canada, 2019 - Jennefer Laidley and Hannah Aldridge

Maytree Foundation · 17 June 2021 English

Welfare in Canada is a series that presents the welfare incomes of four example households living on social assistance in a given year.

four households also received part of the Alberta Climate Leadership Adjustment Rebate (also known as the payments were discontinued due to the repeal of the Climate Leadership Act. Two payments were made in 2019 and the BC Low Income Climate Action Tax Credit. The maximum BC Low Income Climate Action Tax Credit increased


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