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The role of microfinance and microfinance institutions in climate change adaptation: Learning from experiences in Bangladesh

The role of microfinance and microfinance institutions in climate change adaptation: Learning from experiences in Bangladesh

This report aims to (i) conceptualise and analyse the relationships between microfinance and adaptation, (ii) map out what could be considered good microfinance practice for adaptation, or “adaptation-oriented microfinance,” and (iii) identify types of adaptation projects and activities that microfinance institutions (MFIs) could be involved in to...

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This research report has been prepared to provide an overview of the Japan 2050 Low Carbon Navigator (Low Carbon Navigator), how it works, and what its assumptions are. Section I introduces the Low Carbon Navigator to the audience, providing the background of the initiative as well as a description of the model. Section II explains the fundamental...

Research Report
Author:
Victoria Thoresen
Carme Martinez-Roca
Luis Flores Mimica
Cathy Rutivi
Sevgi Kalkan
Fabienne Pierre
Khairoon Abbas
Helene Cruypenninck

The purpose of this stocktaking report is to contribute to the overall development of the
Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Programme of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on
Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP) by delivering a better understanding of the
complex relations between lifestyles and sustainability, briefly explaining the...

Research Report
An inductive approach for the evidence of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction synergies of interventions: Challenges and opportunities

Here are some takeaway messages from our work on climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) synergies of interventions.

1. There is an overwhelming agreement on and evidence for CCA and DRR synergies of DRR and CCA interventions respectively.
CCA synergies were high when skill development and livelihood development...

Research Report
Effectiveness of Insurance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation: Challenges and Opportunities

Effectiveness of Insurance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation: Challenges and Opportunities

Effectiveness of Insurance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation: Challenges and Opportunities
Editor:
Joy J. Pereira, Juan M. Pulhin, Gattineni Srinivasa Rao, Henry Scheyvens, Jay Cummins

Agrarian and poor communities in general in the Asia-Pacific region are highly vulnerable to climate change. Effective reduction of vulnerabilities requires aligning sustainable development (SD), climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) initiatives. Insurance has been increasingly advocated as a risk management tool both by...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In The Jakarta Post
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Fears about the costs of stopping climate change are one of the main obstacles to reaching an agreement in Paris. These costs, however, are actually quite modest when compared to the size of the global economy and wealth — and they should be easily affordable.

An estimated US$3 trillion a year is needed for climate-related activities and broadly...

Non Peer-reviewed Article

大気汚染「爆表」で赤色警報

In 環境新聞
Non Peer-reviewed Article

日中環境協力の戦略的宣伝効果

In GLOBAL NET
Non Peer-reviewed Article

超低濃度排出「超低排放」

In 環境新聞