Climate Action

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Conference Proceeding
AAAI 2022 Fall Symposium on the Role of AI in Responding to Climate Challenges
Author:
Kshitij
Jain
Patrick
McSharry

Climate action, Goal 13 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), cuts across almost all SDGs. Achieving climate goals can reinforce the achievements in many other goals, but at the same time climate mitigation and adaptation measures may generate trade-offs, such as levelling the cost of energy and transitioning away from fossil fuels...

Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Anh-Tuan
Nguyen
Louise
Guibrunet
Marinella
Davide
Pamela
Fennell
Peter
Jones

Da Nang City has become the fastest growing city in Vietnam in recent years with a projected increase in urban area and population in line with rapid economic growth. In the face of climate change, one of the greatest challenges mankind has ever faced, the government of Vietnam announced its commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050 at COP26 to meet...

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Coastal communities are disproportionately affected by the impacts of climate change on the ocean, including depleted marine ecosystems, sea-level rise, and coastal hazards such as storm surges. These climate changerelated impacts have been experienced by Guimaras, a small island province located in Western Visayas, Philippines. IGES and PEMSEA...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Janet
Salem
Manfred
Lenzen

Current commitments in nationally determined contributions (NDCs) are insufficient to remain within the 2-degree climate change limit agreed to in the Paris Agreement. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that lifestyle changes are now necessary to stay within the limit. We reviewed a range of NDCs and national climate change...

Policy Report
Author:
Franziska
Haupt
Sanggeet Mithra
Manirajah

The original aim of Goal 7 of New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) has been met: the Paris Agreement confirms forests’ pivotal role in the international climate agenda. But at a time when the protection, restoration, and sustainable management of forests have never been more urgent, global forest loss is in a worrying upward trend.  

It is...