April 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

As the Earth’s average surface temperatures rise, so do the associated costs. Because marginalised communities and groups (e.g., women, immigrants, the elderly, the disabled) are more exposed to climatic risk, the costs of climate change are more difficult for them.

April 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Global climate efforts have been gradually shifting towards a more balanced approach on adaptation and mitigation.

April 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Forests support the livelihoods of 1.6 billion people and 80 percent of all terrestrial biodiversity, and they help absorb up to 30 percent of carbon emissions from the atmosphere through photosynthesis. There is thus a strong ecological and socioeconomic rationale for forest conservation.

April 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The interlinked challenges of climate change and food security are most evident in the agriculture sector, which (combined with land-use change) produces about a quarter of global greenhouse emissions.

April 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The Earth’s climate is changing already and failure to limit warming to below 2°C could make the changes in the climate system irreversible and characterized by cataclysmic consequences.

April 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The new Agenda for Sustainable Development, which aims to end poverty and promote well-being and prosperity while safeguarding ecological systems of the planet by 2030, has placed a much-needed emphasis on energy access and gender equality, elevating them as stand-alone sustainable development go

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

The Economics of Climate Change Adaptation programme was launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Adapt Asia-Pacific Project, the Asian Development Bank, the Global Water Partnership and the Yale University in resp

December 2016
Convention on Biodiversity (CBD), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), The World Bank, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, agreed by the 193 States Members of the United Nations, sets out an ambitious framework of universal and indivisible goals and targets to address a range of global societal challenges. Biodiversity and ecosystem services contribute directly to human we

March 2017
Convention on Biodiversity (CBD), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), The World Bank, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and its Aichi Biodiversity Targets adopted by the Convention on Biological Diversity has been recognised as setting the global framework for priority actions on biodiversity.

December 2016
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

In 2010, the Conference of Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) agreed to an ambitious set of 20 targets, called the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, as part of their commitment to the CBD Strategic Plan.

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