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IPCC Research Shows Need for Ramping Up Mitigation Ambition, Tackling Adaptation Gaps
The IPCC Synthesis Report of its sixth assessment cycle confirms that the world is dangerously close to the 1.5°C limit under the Paris Agreement—but also affirms there are proven options to avert catastrophic warming and act on adaptation.
Source to Sea: Integrating the water agenda in 2023
2023 could prove to be a definitive year for facilitating an integrative perspective on water issues, from fresh water to the marine environment.
Including Women in Sustainable Reconstruction in Ukraine
While Russia's aggression continues, planning for recovery in Ukraine has already begun. To ensure reconstruction is sustainable, women must be leading participants in the post-war recovery.
Organic Transitions Need Some Push and Pull to Bear Fruit
As farmers grapple with pressures ranging from rising input prices to supply chain disruptions, how can governments help reduce vulnerabilities and mitigate risks—and do so in a way that supports smallholders, communities, and the environment?
Addressing the Nature Financing Gap: The role of natural capital accounting and natural asset companies
Could the enthusiasm surrounding natural asset companies drive changes in accounting standards for natural capital?
The Value of Incorporating Nature in Urban Infrastructure Planning
Cities around the world are struggling to provide people with the infrastructure they need to thrive. How can nature-based infrastructure foster sustainable cities?
Just Energy Transition Partnerships: An opportunity to leapfrog from coal to clean energy
One year on from the announcement of the first "Just Energy Transition Partnership" (JETP) at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP 26) in Glasgow, what have we learned and where are these innovative funding models headed?
The Global Biodiversity Framework's "30x30" Target: Catchy slogan or effective conservation goal?
In the lead-up to COP 15, we take a closer look at one of the key targets included under the proposed Global Biodiversity Framework.
Four Ways Investors Can Boost Sustainable Agriculture
With a multi-billion dollar investment gap for meeting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 2) of ending hunger by 2030, how can investors manage risk while supporting sustainable development in agriculture?
Learning From Gender-Responsive National Adaptation Plan Processes: Insights from countries to inform the review of the UNFCCC Gender Action Plan
Based on the priority actions of 10 African and Caribbean countries for integrating gender equality in their National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes, we identified recommendations for effectively advancing the Gender Action Plan (GAP) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).