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Land transport’s contribution to a 2°C target

Posted on: 11 November 2014
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The paper provides key messages for climate change negotiators and policy makers on the potential contribution of the land transport sector to global climate change mitigation strategies. The report summarises key facts on the mitigation potential in the land transport sector for both passenger and freight, institutional and global governance perspectives and financing requirements.

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PROVIA

Posted on: 10 November 2014
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The Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA) is a global initiative which aims to provide direction and coherence at the international level for research on vulnerability, impacts and adaptation. Launched with the support of leading scientists and decision-makers, PROVIA responds to the urgent call by the scientific community for a more cohesive and coordinated approach, and the critical need to harmonize, mobilize, and communicate the growing knowledge-base on VIA.

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Conference on European Climate Change Adaptation.  Lisbon, 10-12 March 2014

Posted on: 10 November 2014
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This was the final conference of the CIRCLE-2 project, marking 10 years of European cooperation in climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation research. The full conference report is now available, and is intended to contribute to the development of future research in support of climate change adaptation in Europe. All the conference outputs (presentations, videos, sketches, e-posters) are accessible in the CIRCLE-2 Adaptation Frontiers Report.

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Deltas in times of climate change II.  Rotterdam, 24-26 September 2014

Posted on: 5 November 2014
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The conference brought together scientists and practitioners, business people and public officials, civil servants and people from non-governmental organisations to reflect on the latest insights from science and how people in deltas are coping with climate change. Presentations are available online.

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Reporting Climate Science

Posted on: 5 November 2014
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reportingclimatescience.com was set up in 2010 with the aim of reporting on the latest research in climate science. Most of this research is consistent with the mainstream consensus on climate change; but some is not. Reports are publicized irrespective of the implications they may have in the climate debate. You can subscribe to a free e-mail newsletter.

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Our Planet: Climate for life 

Posted on: 4 November 2014
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The interaction between biodiversity, climate change and protected areas are the focus of this issue of Our Planet. Protected areas are important carbon storage facilities, so their maintenance and expansion is a key contributor to mitigating climate change. Protected areas also supply many essentials required to sustain humankind. By protecting biodiversity, we also protect ourselves. In addition to featuring thought-provoking articles from 11 eminent contributors, the issue also highlights work UNEP is undertaking related to climate change mitigation.

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Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report

Posted on: 3 November 2014
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Ahead of the climate change summit to be held in Paris in 2015, A distillation of the major findings of the fifth assessment report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been published. Known as The Synthesis Report, the document pulls together all the various strands of the different AR5 documents published by the IPCC over the last year or so. Three Working Group reports are also available.

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Young voices: How do 18-25 year olds engage with climate change?

Posted on: 3 November 2014
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A new report looking at young people’s attitudes to climate change. Supported by the Grantham Institute at the London School of Economics, it is the first study to ask young people themselves how to engage their peers more effectively, and to propose and test new climate change narratives specifically designed to engage 18-25 year olds.

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EU greenhouse gas emissions and targets

Posted on: 29 October 2014
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The European Commission, assisted by the European Environment Agency, has released its annual Progress Report assessing the headway on climate action.

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Climate change 2014: Impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability

Posted on: 17 October 2014
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Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has issued the full version of its contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. This definitive assessment is the result of years of intensive work by leading experts in the field. It provides the most comprehensive look to date at the widespread impacts and risks of climate change and the opportunities for response. The full version of the Working Group II report includes a Summary for Policymakers, a Technical Summary, 30 assessment chapters, cross-chapter boxes, frequently asked questions, and high-resolution graphics.

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