UNEP Adaptation gap report EN:summary
This document focuses on the Summary Africa’s Adaptation Gap Technical Report.
Pertes et dommages en Afrique
Comparée à la plupart des autres régions du monde, il est probable que l’Afrique sera confrontée aux conséquences les plus graves du changement climatique induit par l’homme, en raison d’effets particulièrement graves ...
Moving against the tide: Africa rising to seize climate change opportunities for water, food and energy security
Climate change is a new development imperative, which threatens economic growth and development in Africa. Livelihoods and economic activities in Africa are tied to natural resources and driven by simple production practices. ...
Critical issues in bioenergy : exploring the opportunities constraints and trade -offs
This paper outlines some of the technical, institutional and political considerations in the formulation of better and meaningful bioenergy strategies for serving Africa's social and economic development agenda. In the ...
Contribution of working group III to the fifth assessment report of the intergovernmental panel on climate change: mitigation of climate change
Sustainable development and equity are the basis upon which climate change policies should be assessed and demonstrate the importance of reducing the risk of climate change. Policies to address climate change are interlinked ...
Africa regional statement to the 16th session of UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-16) on agriculture and rural development, land, drought and desertification and "Africa"
This document provides information on The Africa regional statement to the 16th session of UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-16) on agriculture and rural development, land, drought and desertification and "Africa".
Climate change and health across Africa : issues and options
This working paper lays out the current state of knowledge regarding direct and indirect impacts of environmental factors on health across Africa. While there are many uncertainties in magnitudes of climate change, ...
Climate change and water resources of Africa : challenges, opportunities and impacts
The paper focuses on the current level of water use by the various sectors and the potential and opportunities for future development. Sensitivity of the water sector to current climate variability and future climate change ...
Fossil fuels in Africa in the context of a carbon constrained future
Africa has considerable reserves of fossil fuels of all kinds: oil, coal and natural gas. Much of this resource is either utilized outside of Africa or some of the resource is not developed at all for use within the ...
Filling the gap : expanding the financing for adaptation under the UNFCCC through a levy on international transport services
The impacts of global warming and climate disruption are currently being experienced in Africa, where more than 150 million people are intensely vulnerable and severely at risk. Africa is the continent that is most vulnerable ...