Mitigation

South-South Climate Cooperation Strengthened at COP23

South-South Climate Cooperation Strengthened at COP23

South-South climate cooperation strengthened at COP23: The pragmatic South-South Cooperation (SSC) drives an integral approach towards addressing overarching development issues, such as poverty eradication, the promotion of economic and social growth, and the protection of the planet.

Achievements of the CGE and Success Stories of NCs and BURs from Developing Countries

Achievements of the CGE and Success Stories of NCs and BURs from Developing Countries

The Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention (CGE) organized a side-event on 9 November 2017 on the margins of COP 23 to showcase the key achievements of the group and success stories of developing countries on the preparation of […]

Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama of Fiji addresses the 71st United Nations General Assembly in Manhattan, New York, U.S. September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Fiji to Sell World’s First Climate-change ‘Green’ Bonds

Fiji will issue a $50 million “green” bond in coming weeks to help combat the effects of global climate change, the first developing country to do so.

Building the First Hydrological Status and Outlook System

Building the First Hydrological Status and Outlook System

Following weeks of floods that have devastated different parts of the world, leading hydrologists are working to develop the first worldwide hydrological monitoring and modelling system aimed at helping countries prepare better for floods and droughts.

GCF Approves 11 Projects to Assist Developing Countries

GCF Approves 11 Projects to Assist Developing Countries

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) concluded its last Board meeting of 2017 by approving 11 new projects and programmes valued at USD 392.86 million to assist developing countries respond to climate change. The 18th meeting of the Board approved funding for 11 climate finance initiatives during a three-day meeting in […]

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Mini-Grid Project Guide Developed for Small Islands

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) can transform their power sectors towards renewable energy, addressing the challenges of affordable energy and climate change. In this context, renewable mini-grid solutions, composed of electricity generators and storage systems interconnected to a distribution network which supplies electricity to a localised group of customers, are […]