Mobility involves much more than the simple movement from one point to another: it is the tool through which we build our everyday world.
Local adaptation to climate change includes interconnected actions that become more concrete and costly when they get closer to the local level. To some extent, it is possible to shift to new adaptation targets commitments and expenditures that have been already planned; however adaptation measures often need additional finance.
How is climate change impacting coral reefs, and is the outlook for reefs significantly better if we achieve the targets set by the Paris Agreement?
The summary for policymakers report says that ‘climate-related risks for natural and human systems are higher for global warming of 1.5°C than at present but lower than at 2°C.
The science is clear—it’s time for our resolve and action to follow suit.
Sub-Saharan Africa is undoubtedly the most important frontier for climate change mitigation and adaptation. More than 620 million people, two-thirds of the population, lack access to electricity. Electrifying sub-Saharan Africa using existing energy mix jeopardizes the goal of limiting warming below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels reiterated in the Paris...
Foreign exchange (FX) risk is a significant barrier to sustainable development in emerging and frontier countries. This risk jeopardises the sustainability of agriculture, food security, SMEs, infrastructure, energy, and environment/climate change projects; sectors critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).