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Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Planning Processes

17 May, 2019
Alec Crawford and Claire Church, IISD

The strategic and well-informed inclusion of the private sector in climate change adaptation planning and activities must be a key part of all countries’ efforts to adapt to the impacts of climate change; they will be key partners in the design, financing and implementation of adaptation priorities. This study aims to offer guidance to governments and their partners on how to engage the private sector in the NAP process.

PublicationClimate Diplomacy
Topic
Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy
Private Sector

Region
Global Issues
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Lake Chad not shrinking, but climate is fuelling terror groups: report

16 May, 2019
Natalie Sauer, Climate Home News

Satellite analysis shows ‘vanishing’ lake has grown since 1990s, but climate instability is driving communities into the arms of Boko Haram and Islamic State. Climate change is aggravating conflict around Lake Chad, but not in the way experts once thought, according to new research.

ArticleClimate Diplomacy
Topic
Adaptation & Resilience
Climate Change
Conflict Transformation
Environment & Migration
Security
Water

Region
Sub-Saharan Africa
22

US breaks from Arctic consensus on climate change

15 May, 2019
Natalie Sauer, Climate Home News

At a meeting of the Arctic Council, secretary of state Mike Pompeo refused to identify global warming as a threat, instead hailing an oil rush as sea ice melts. The US refused to join other Arctic countries in describing climate change as a key threat to the region, as a two-day meeting of foreign ministers drew to a close on Tuesday in Ravaniemi, Finland.

ArticleClimate Diplomacy
Topic
Climate Change
Climate Diplomacy

Region
Europe
North America
Asia
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EVENT SUMMARY: Protecting the world from crisis: new fields of engagement for a Sustainable Foreign Policy

14 May, 2019
Adrian Foong and Stella Schaller (adelphi)

The implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development can prevent conflict and safeguard global stability – and, as a new study from adelphi shows, foreign policy has a critical role to play.

Quick AccessClimate Diplomacy
Topic
Co-Benefits
Sustainable Transformation

Region
Global Issues