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Forests as shields against avalanches  
Date: 28-04-17
Forests as shields against avalanches Native forests in the Nevados de Chillán – Laguna Del Laja Biosphere Reserve in Chile can serve as protective barrier against avalanches. Chile is prone to a…  
German Year in Mexico – working together towards an energy transition  
Date: 28-04-17
With the help of a recently passed energy transition law, Mexico aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 22 per cent by 2030. As part of the German Year in Mexico, representatives from both…  
Supplementary Guidelines: Adressing Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in National Adaptation Plans  
Date: 30-04-17
These guidelines provide specific adaptation guidance for the agricultural sectors. The Guidelines aim to support developing countries in reducing the vulnerability of the agriculture sectors to the…  
Incentives to save the forest - Financial instruments to drive sustainable land use  
Date: 01-05-17
Unsustainable farming and logging is behind most tropical deforestation. There are more sustainable methods that address this by using the land more efficiently, reducing deforestation, but farmers,…  
Ecosystem-based adaptation: Question-based guidance for assessing effectiveness  
Date: 01-05-17
This booklet sets out guidance for assessing the effectiveness of an ecosystem-based approach to climate change adaptation. It describes a process, based around asking a detailed set of questions,…  
NAP–Ag Programme highlights 2015–2017  
Date: 01-05-17
The Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans– Programme (NAP– Ag) is a multi–year initiative (2015–2018) funded by the International Climate Initiative of the German Federal Ministry for…  
Interview: Protecting our first line of defense  
Date: 03-05-17
The project “Ecosystems, Risk and Climate Adaptation”, funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) and implemented by The Nature Conservancy (TNC), is working on topics in the interface…  
Climate friendly technologies and capacity development for the implementation of the Brazilian National Waste Policy  
Date: 04-05-17
Climate friendly technologies and capacity development for the implementation of the Brazilian National Waste Policy Although Brazil established a progressive waste policy in 2010, GHG (greenhouse…  
100% renewable – Dunhuang shows how it’s done!  
Date: 05-05-17
In 2015, energy for the heat and transport sectors in the Chinese city of Dunhuang still originated almost entirely from fossil energy sources. In mid-2016, the city decided to meet 100% of its…  
Global solutions – "The Road from Paris"  
Date: 05-05-17
Global solutions – "The Road from Paris" The course was set for a new, global climate policy at the UN Climate Conference 2015 in Paris. Now the crucial question is, “What happens next?” The Global…