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 ...
Africa on the rise: can the opportunities from climate change spring the continent to transformative development? : concept note
Climate change represents a fundamental challenge to the sustainability of Africa‘s growth momentum. It is imperative therefore that African countries invest in mechanisms that would mainstream climate change into their ...
Climate change and infrastructure development
Weak infrastructure is a critical bottleneck in Africa’s development after decades of under-investment. Sound infrastructure would contribute significantly to achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Changes ...
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 ...
Climate science information and service in Africa : status,gaps and policy implications
Climate variability and change are serious challenges to sustainable development in Africa. The current famine crisis in Somalia and the surrounding region is yet another reminder of how fluctuations in the climate can ...
Financing climate change adaptation and mitigation in Africa: key issues and options for policy-makers and negotiators : policy brief
Financial support for mitigation and adaptation in developing countries is a ‘make or break’ component of a United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) agreement in Copenhagen in December 2009. In light ...
Private sector response to climate change
There is strong evidence from the scientific community that climate change will have a disproportionately major effect on socio-economic development in Africa. The average cost of climate change to African economies could ...
Climate risk management : monitoring, assessment, early warning and response
The recognition that people influence climate, and that our future climate depends upon our choices on global development paths, have resulted in a number of proposed global mitigation strategies. However, science also ...