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Climate change economics

We have 13 items tagged with ‘Climate change economics’.
  • Head and shoulders photos of five people alongside the words 'podcast 19' and "Make Change Happen".

    A spur to action – getting money to the local level for nature and climate: Make Change Happen podcast episode 19

    At COP26, political leaders called for more action to address biodiversity loss and climate change together. In this episode of Make Change Happen, we discuss how this must be financed and the possible mechanisms for spurring actions on the ground

    21 September 2022 | Article | Biodiversity
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    On the road to COP27 and a new climate finance goal – next stop: Manila

    Next week, technical experts will gather in Manila to discuss a new global goal for post-2025 climate finance. Illari Aragon explores the issues that will be critical at the talks

    30 August 2022 | Blog | Climate change
  • A chimney expelling smoke.

    Waking up: the vital long-term finance goal of the Paris Agreement

    Next year’s Global Stocktake offers an incentive to unpack and advance the Paris Agreement’s long-term goal on climate finance, captured in Article 2.1c. Failure to explore the goal, including how to track and report it, will impact two better-known ambitions: limiting temperature rise to well below 2°C and increasing ability to adapt

    2 August 2022 | Blog | Climate change
  • A large audience sits in a cricualr room, facing a man behind a lectern. The UN logo is printed on the wall.

    Is COP26 back on track? The UN General Assembly will be a pivotal moment

    While COP26 may still be on rocky ground, recent G20 and high-level ministerial meetings show signs that progress is possible – but only if G20 countries step up on the 1.5°C target and wealthy countries deliver on the US$100bn climate finance goal

    29 July 2021 | Blog | Climate change
  • Women sit on the floor with lettuce on tables. Other women stand in front of them.

    Understanding the challenges faced by LDCs in COVID-19 recovery

    This online event on Tuesday, 27 July examined the range of issues LDCs have to deal with in their efforts to build back better

    21 July 2021 | Event | Climate change
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    Archive of completed 'Money where it matters' projects

    IIED works to highlight the importance of and strengthen the opportunities for development and climate finance to flow to those who need it most.

    20 April 2021 | Article | Climate change
  • Two men with vests from the Red Cross in front of a destroyed building

    Here’s how to propel a green recovery for the poorest

    Special drawing rights could give indebted countries the flexibility to take climate action that benefits everyone, discuss IIED's Paul Steele and Shamshad Akhtar, former Minister of Finance for Pakistan

    7 April 2021 | Blog | Climate change
  • Man, wearing a blue tunic, stands with his back to the camera and looks at huts in the background.

    COVID-19, debt relief, and the climate and biodiversity crises

    On Wednesday, 9 September, IIED hosted an online discussion on how debt relief can be addressed through climate and nature programme swaps

    13 August 2020 | Event | Biodiversity
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    Jobs, nature and the Green New Deal: lessons from the global South

    A new article in the 'Journal of Philosophical Transactions B' explores how experiences from large-scale social protection programmes in the global South could help us link two important elements of ideas for a Green New Deal, creating local jobs for a just transition while increasing ecosystem stewardship

    30 January 2020 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Villagers in India dig out a silted-up water tank as part of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Act (Photo: McKay Savage, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    2019 – the way forward is a Green Decent Work Guarantee

    How can the world achieve a step change in the fight against climate change during 2019? IIED director Andrew Norton looks at the issues and suggests that a radical approach may hold the solution

    30 December 2018 | Blog | Climate change
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    Economics of climate change adaptation in the water sector

    This project explored pilot economic research to support climate change adaptation in the water sector of developing countries. It also aimed to build the capacity of developing country economists to contribute to action research

    1 August 2011 | Project | Climate change
  • Farmer standing in a field of crops.

    Costing and planning of agriculture's adaptation to climate change

    This project looked at how developing countries can best adapt their agricultural systems to climate change.

    23 June 2011 | Project | Climate change
  • Q&A: climate negotiations

    Interview with IIED's Dr Saleemul Huq on what the upcoming negotiations mean for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), what funding options for adaptation will look like with the advent of the global economic recession, why media coverage from a LDC perspective is so crucial and what we can expect to see from the big hitters at the climate conference in Copenhagen.

    17 March 2009 | Article | Climate change
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