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February 2019
World Bank Group
Beyond the Gap: How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet aims to shift the debate regarding investment needs away from a simple focus on spending more and toward a focus on spending better on the right objectives, using relevant metrics. It does so by offering a careful and systematic approach to estimating the funding needs to close the service gaps in water and sanitation, transportation, electricity, irrigation, and flood protection.
February 2019
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This report presents the key insights and recommendations from the Advancing Natural Infrastructure in Canada forum, convened by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and partners in November 2018. This forum brought together experts in related fields from across the country to discuss how Canada can use Natural Infrastructure (NI) to build more resilient cities, towns and landscapes in the face of increasing climate uncertainty.
December 2018
The report Managing the Water-Energy-Land-Food Nexus in Korea: Policies and governance options assesses the key bottlenecks within the water-energy-land-food nexus in Korea and proposes policy recommendations and governance arrangements to future-proof environmental integrity and enhance sustainable growth.
December 2018
New Climate Economy (NCE)
This report sets out the policy and investment priorities for growth that that is strong, sustainable, balanced, and inclusive, and will result in efficient, liveable cities; low-carbon, smart and resilient infrastructure; and the restoration of degraded lands while protecting valuable forests. It focuses on five key economic systems: energy, cities, food and land use, water, and industry.
November 2018
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
This report provides investment potential estimates across six key sectors (waste, renewable energy, public transportation, water, electric vehicles, and green buildings). Sector-specific investment potentials are estimated at the global and regional levels. The report also addresses urban resilience, financing solutions, and includes six deep dives into specific cities – one from each region – representing various sizes and stages of development:
November 2018
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management, International Hydrological Programme
The Climate Risk-Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA) provides a crucial framework to enable water managers and policy makers to assess the impact of climate uncertainty and change on their water resources and work towards effective adaptation strategies.
November 2018
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Forests play an important role in producing and regulating freshwater flows, and forested watersheds are essential for sustaining freshwater supply. Forests and Water: Valuation and payments for forest ecosystem services assesses the governance, design and funding sources of various payments for watershed services (PWS) schemes, and promotes the understanding of a wide range of values related to watershed services of forests and its co-benefits, such as carbon mitigation.
November 2018
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
This review takes stock of progress made by Bosnia and Herzegovina in the management of its environment since 2010. It covers issues of importance to the country related to legal and policy frameworks, greening the economy, air protection, forestry, water and waste management, biodiversity and protected areas and protection of the Adriatic Sea.
November 2018
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
This report takes stock of progress made by Mongolia in the management of its environment since 1987, and covers legal and policy frameworks, compliance assurance, greening the economy, environmental monitoring, public participation and education for sustainable development. It also examines the efforts of Mongolia to integrate environmental considerations in its policies in the forestry and health sectors.
September 2018
Nature

The response of coastal wetlands to sea-level rise during the twenty-first century remains uncertain.

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