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RegionsAdapt Report: Regions accelerating climate change adaptation

On February 7th, 2018, 15:30 – 17:00 GMT, the nrg4SD, with the support of the CDP and Basque Center for Climate change (BC3), launched the RegionsAdapt 2017 Report: Regions accelerating climate change adaptation . The report compiles the data reported by 35 member regional governments in 2017 about their climate risks and adaptation actions through CDP’s States…

Regions for Biodiversity Learning Platform plans for 2018

As the Regions for Biodiversity Learning Platform (R4BLP) members welcome 2018, a crucial time for fruitful contributions and actions, they also plan and prioritize thematic areas aligned with their regional agendas and those of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the UN Biodiversity Conference. The learning platform will continue to empower subnational governments to…

Launch of the 2017 Report introduces next phase of RegionsAdapt

The RegionsAdapt was created as the first global initiative backing regional governments in climate adaptation. The aim was to balance adaptation with mitigation at the international stage, stressing the importance of regional governments as actors within the global adaptation agenda. The initiative, which was officially launched at COP 21 in Paris, recently celebrated its second…

Interview with Brittany

Interview with Thierry Burlot – Vice-President for Environment, Water, Biodiversity and Climate of Brittany In the framework of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn last year, nrg4SD had the opportunity to hold the following interview. nrg4SD: Brittany was always one of the leading regional governments on the global climate agenda. Accordingly, you are usually…

nrg4SD at the 21st meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 21)

The 21st meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA21) met in Montreal, Canada, from the 11-14 of December 2017. As an open-ended intergovernmental scientific advisory body that provides the Conference of the Parties (COP) with timely advice relating to the implementation of the Convention, the meeting gathered technical experts, civil…

Interview with Basque Country

nrg4SD had the opportunity to interview Basque Country’s Vice-Minister of Environment, Elena Moreno Zaldibar to get to know Basque Country’s actions as part of the Network and what their plans are for the future. nrg4SD:  The Basque Country is a founding member of nrg4SD and a key actor for the consolidation of the Network on…

Report: nrg4SD at UNEA3

Last 4-6 December, environmental authorities, NGOs and other stakeholders have gathered at the UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, for the third meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly – UNEA 3. The session was held under the theme “Towards a Pollution-Free Planet”, resulting in the adoption of thematic resolutions and a Ministerial declaration, which recognized…

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