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COP 19: Related Climate Change and DRR Documents

Total number of documents: 29

Submission to the UNFCCC Executive Committee call for inputs for the initial two-year workplan for the implementation of the functions of the Warsaw international mechanism on loss and damage associated with climate change impacts
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 3 p.

This paper presents UNISDR's primary role in relation to loss and damage and elaborates on the actions UNISDR undertakes that could support and enhance the Warsaw Mechanism's Executive Committee plans...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/38633


Adaptation and the $100 billion commitment: why private investment cannot replace public finance in critical climate adaptation
Source(s): Oxfam Intl
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 15 p.

This report provides key recommendations for COP19 in Warsaw to turn ambiguity into action by advancing strategies to scale-up public finance for adaptation, and by providing assurances that commitmen...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35612


Addressing the barriers to climate investment
Source(s): CDKN
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 8 p.

This guide from CDKN’s Climate Finance Advisory Service summarises the barriers to financing mitigation and adaptation activities, as well as discussing factors to consider when selecting and implem...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35889


Africa's adaptation gap: technical report
Source(s): AMCEN; UNEP
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 44 p.

Climate-change impacts, adaptation challenges and costs for Africa: This report assesses a series of elements that together constitute an adaptation gap for Africa. The first element consists of th...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35564


Building resilience: integrating climate and disaster risk into development
Source(s): GFDRR; WB
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 2 volumes

This report presents the World Bank Group's experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity by 203...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35537


Climate change: still time at Warsaw
Source(s): AIDMI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 1 p.

This article addresses the Warsaw climate change conference as an important event that seeks to deliberate upon the issues that could transform our economies to be greener and cleaner. It lauds the co...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35581


COP19 gender and climate factsheet
Source(s): GGCA
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 6 p.

This paper presents a selection of facts, resources, and quotes surrounding women are agents of change, women in leadership and decision-making, and the impacts of climate change and disasters on wome...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35353


Developing an institutional framework to address loss and damage
Source(s): UNFCCC
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 22 p.

This paper presents the recommendations of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) group regarding the development of an institutional framework to address loss and damage, as part of the the UN climate c...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35864


Disaster risk reduction at COP19: briefing note
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 4 p.

This paper presents UNISDR observations and recommendations for the inclusion of disaster risk reduction in the climate change negotiations at the 19th Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC (COP19) in W...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35351


Early lessons from the process to enhance understanding of loss and damage in Bangladesh
Source(s): CDKN; DMCii; Germanwatch; ICCCAD; UNU-EHS
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 27 p.

Advanced version: This document is the result of an almost two-year engagement with the issue of loss and damage in Bangladesh. By providing an assessment of the first comprehensive process to bet...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35745


Establishing links between disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the context of loss and damage: policies and approaches in Bangladesh
Source(s): CDKN; Germanwatch; ICCCAD; MCII; UNU-EHS
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 32 p.

This paper aims to examine the challenges of addressing loss and damage through national institutional arrangements that integrate disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/33833


Global climate risk index 2014
Source(s): Germanwatch
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 27 p.

Who Suffers Most from Extreme Weather Events? Weather-Related Loss Events in 2012 and 1993 to 2012: This year's edition analyses the quantified impacts of extreme weather events — both in terms o...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35461


IPCC fifth assessment report: conclusions of the IPCC Working Group I AR5, AR4, SREX and SRREN - presentation
Source(s): IPCC
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 17 slides

A presentation made at the 19th Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC (COP19) in Warsaw, Poland, by the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), describing the conclusions of th...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35479


Loss and damage, women and men: applying a gender approach to the emerging loss and damage agenda
Source(s): CDKN; Germanwatch; ICCCAD; MCII; UNU-EHS
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 23 p.

This paper is part of the loss and damage in vulnerable countries initiative 2013, which assesses the manifested impacts of climate change that go beyond current or future adaptive capacity, known as ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35354


Loss and damage: disaster risk reduction messages for COP19 and beyond
Source(s): DKKV
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 4 p.

This paper addresses the work programme on loss and damage of the UN-Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC), which will be at the core of negotiations during COP19 in Warsaw in order to incr...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35922


Loss and damage: from the global to the local
Source(s): ICCCAD; IIED
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 4 p.

This briefing responds to the landmark decision taken at the 18th Conference of the Parties (COP18) in Doha to establish institutional arrangements to address loss and damage at COP19. Using Banglades...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35438


Loss and damage: protecting the most vulnerable
Source(s): CA
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 4 p.

This paper considers the agreement of governments to address the loss and damage caused by climate change made at the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties in 2012 (COP 18, the formal meeting ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35352


Mobilising international climate finance: lessons from the fast-start finance period
Source(s): IGES; ODI; WRI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 50 p.

This report reviews the contributions of 37 countries, including Germany, Japan, Norway, the UK and the US, to the ‘Fast-Start Finance’ (FSF), the first step to providing climate finance at a scal...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35557


New generation of risk reducers
Source(s): AIDMI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 11 p.

Southasiadisasters.net issue no. 100, November 2013: This 100th issue takes stock of a wide variety of issues from the field of disaster risk reduction. It contains articles covering emerging issue...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35765


No excuse for inaction: CARE International’s demands for the 2013 UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland
Source(s): CI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 27 p.

In this expectations paper, climate change adaptation, loss and damage and links to emergencies and disaster risk reduction is the first of CARE's priorities in the context of climate change. It calls...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35442


Pushed to the limit: evidence of climate change-related loss and damage when people face constraints and limits to adaptation
Source(s): UNU-EHS
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 95 p.

Loss and damage in vulnerable countries initiative, volume 2: This report addresses the climate negotiations in Warsaw, Poland, and the related mandate to establish institutional arrangements to ad...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35509


Tackling the climate reality: a framework for establishing an international mechanism to address loss and damage at COP19
Source(s): ActionAid; CI; WWF
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 23 p.

This report is a contribution to the debate and the work to establish an international mechanism on loss and damage in order to support all actors involved in addressing this important issue. It addre...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35444


The adaptation advantage: the economic benefits of preparing small-scale farmers for climate change
Source(s): IFAD
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 35 p.

The case studies included in this paper represent the diverse situations in which environmental or climate-related problems pose a challenge to human development. The five selected rural development p...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35496


The plumbing of adaptation finance: accountability, transparency, and accessibility at the local level
Source(s): ODI; Oxfam America; WRI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 31 p.

This working paper addresses the funding that has been mobilized by developed countries to meet commitments to provide scaled-up finance to developing countries under the UN Framework Convention on Cl...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35410


The state of adaptation under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: 2013 thematic report
Source(s): UNFCCC
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 34 p.

This report seeks to raise awareness and understanding of the variety of adaptation-related bodies, programmes and workstreams under the Convention and how they contribute jointly to enhanced action o...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35507


Warsaw: on the road to Paris
Source(s): CAN
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 37 p.

This policy document outlines Climate Action Network members' expectations for the climate negotiations in Warsaw (COP19), an important milestone on the road to the comprehensive climate action plan a...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35517


Warsaw: summit of the climate sinners - Postponement is not an option!
Source(s): WHH
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 4 p.

This paper presents Welthungerhilfe's real concern around the 19th round of the international climate negotiations (Conference of the Parties, COP 19) in Warsaw, Poland. It proposes a series of minimu...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35421


Warschau, Lima, Paris: im Dreisprung zum neuen Klimaabkommen
Source(s): Germanwatch
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 36 p.

In German: Das Germanwatch-Hintergrundpapier gibt einen Überblick über die internationale politische Ausgangslage, die wichtigsten Themen der Klimaverhandlungen und die Erwartungen an den Klimagi...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35355


What have we done? How the changing climate is hitting the poorest hardest
Source(s): CAFOD
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 16 p.

This report explores the effects of climate change on some of the world’s poorest communities, with cases from Nicaragua, Ethiopia and the Philippines. It highlights how communities already facing t...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35518