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Talanoa Dialogue Gets COP23 Mandate

Bonn (ABC Live): Talanoa Dialogue : The Presidencies of COP 22 and COP 23 conducted extensive consultations on the Talanoa dialogue throughout 2017, which continued during the twenty-third session of the COP. This informal note has been prepared by the Presidencies of COP 22 and COP 23 on this basis. Mandate The COP by its decision 1/CP.21, paragraph 20, decided …

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COP23 Gets Climate Action Commitments from Stake Holders

UN Climate Change News, Bonn (ABC Live): Climate Action Commitments:  – As the UN Climate Change Conference comes down to the last day and governments work to complete the final negotiation decisions, it’s good to be reminded of the new wave of climate action that has been announced during COP23 from countries, cities, states, regions, business and civil society. The common …

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COP23 Gets EMAS Certification for Eco-management

Bonn (ABC Live): EMAS Certification : COP23 in Bonn is the first UN Climate Change Conference to receive official certification for eco-friendly performance. Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks and Ovais Sarmad, UN Climate Change Deputy Executive Secretary were today presented with the Eco-management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) certificate. The certificate verifies the event management’s successful and environmentally-friendly organisation of the conference. Event …

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Ocean Pathway Partnership Starts at COP23

Bonn (ABC Live): Ocean Pathway : Ocean Pathway Partnership was launched at COP23 in Bonn on November 17, 2017. Fiji’s presidency is a voice for the most vulnerable countries that include small island and coastal states that are literally on the nexus of the ocean and climate change. A healthy ocean is critical to the economic, cultural and social wellbeing …

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UNFCCC Launches InsuResilience at COP23

Bonn (ABC Live): InsuResilience : On the heels of one of the worst – and most costly – Atlantic hurricane seasons on record, a global initiative was launched Tuesday at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23), in Bonn, Germany, with the aim of providing insurance to hundreds of millions of vulnerable people by 2020 and to increase the resilience …

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IIGCC Confirms New Programme on Disclosure of Climate Risk

Bonn (ABC Live): IIGCC : The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) confirmed today that it is building a new in-depth ‘Investor Practices’ programme to help asset owners and managers better assess and manage both climate risk and opportunity and to report on their actions more effectively. Speaking at COP23 in Bonn, Peter Damgaard Jensen, CEO of Danish Pension fund PKA …

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COP23 Discusses Funding Developing Countries for Mitigation

Bonn (ABC Live); COP23 :  The urgent need to raise the finances to meet the funding goals of the Paris Agreement, especially to support action by developing countries, took center stage Monday at the UN Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany. The urgent need to raise the finances to meet the funding goals of the Paris Agreement, especially to support action …

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UNFCC Calls for Supporting Clearing House for Risk Transfer

UN Climate Change News, Bonn (ABC Live): Clearing House for Risk Transfer :The UN Climate Change secretariat on Wednesday called on delegates at COP23 to come and support a new online window to help vulnerable people find affordable insurance and solutions to avoid risk from disasters like floods and droughts – the Clearing House for Risk Transfer. The system’s artificial …

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Human Mobility and Climate Change Issue At COP23

New Delhi (ABC Live): Human Mobility and Climate Change :  As the number of people displaced worldwide due to climate change-related events continues to grow, the United Nations and its partners are focusing on regional approaches, framed by existing practice, to respond to the issue of ‘climate refugees.’ Human Mobility and Climate Change The number of disaster displacements on annual …

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COP23 Starts in Bonn Eyeing Paris Agreement

UN Climate Change News, Bonn, Nov 6 (ABC Live): COP23  – Today UN Climate Change Conference started in Bonn today with strong, unified calls to hold to the path of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The opening of the conference (COP23, 6- 17 November) takes place against this year’s background of destructive hurricanes, fires, floods, droughts, melting ice and impacts …

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