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Launch of the Paris climate change agreement  
Date: 04-11-16
Today, 4 November 2016, the Paris Climate Change Agreement is officially entering into force. With the agreement, the global community has made a binding commitment under international law to limit...  
Philippines: New Ramsar site  
Date: 02-11-16
20 October 2016 the “Negros Occidental Coastal Wetlands Conservation Area” (NOCWCA) of the Philippines has been declared as a new Ramsar site. The project “Protected Area Management...  
Forest protection for environmental and social benefits  
Date: 31-10-16
On 10 October 2016 the project “Delivering Environmental and Social Multiple Benefits from REDD+ in South East Asia’ (MBREDD+)” was successfully closed. This marks an important milestone for the...  
Grenada fights climate change  
Date: 28-10-16
Tropical storms, floods and rising sea levels threaten the Caribbean island country of Grenada, one of the developing countries deeply affected by the impacts of climate change. Hurricane ‘Matthew’...  
New IKI Project on NDCs and Transparency  
Date: 24-10-16
In October 2016, the "Support Project for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement" (SPA) has begun its work in Berlin. It acts at the interface between German climate policy and...  
Kigali agreement: Phasing out the use of HFCs  
Date: 20-10-16
The 28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol, held in Rwanda from 10 to 14 October 2016, has set a milestone for climate change mitigation. The Kigali Amendment to the Protocol now...  
Paraguay: Protecting Forest for the Benefit of Climate, People and Nature  
Date: 20-10-16
Paraguay: Protecting Forest for the Benefit of Climate, People and Nature With a rapidly growing population and an advancing land use change Paraguay faces a huge challenge: to protect and enhance...  
Green roads in Nepal prevent disasters  
Date: 18-10-16
Classified as a low income country, Nepal is highly vulnerable to natural hazards and is even considered a hotspot for disasters.  Annually, flood, landslides as well as erosion cause on...  
Cities in a changing climate  
Date: 17-10-16
Habitat III takes place in Quito, Ecuador until 20 October 2016. The objective of the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development is to renew the global commitment to...  
Bright future for India  
Date: 12-10-16
Bhagia Lakshmi loves riding the metro. Her journey from home to the office by auto rickshaw used to take the 53-year-old around two and a half hours, but since the Delhi Metro opened, her journey...  
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