Updates

  • 04/04/2014
    UNEP experts link EbA and poverty reduction

    A post by UNEP experts states that “healthy ecosystems can prove to be a win-win for poverty and for climate change resilience, while investing in ecosystems now can mean greater benefits and less spent on aid later”. Read it here:
    http://www.field.org.uk/blog/2014/02/18/guest-blog-costs-...

  • 30/11/-0001
    UNEP policy brief on social dimension of EbA now available online

    The purpose of “The Social Dimension of Ecosystem-based Adaptation” is to address and raise awareness of the social dimension of ecosystem-based adaptation, focusing on social impacts of EbA and on social considerations in designing and implementing EbA. It can be downloaded from:
     

  • 30/11/-0001
    Using EbA to address social dimensions of climate change

    Climate change is already threatening the well-being of millions of people, and a new academic article discusses the potential of EbA to address these social impacts.
    Citation: Richard Munang, Jesica Andrews, Keith Alverson and Desta Mebratu, “Harnessing Ecosystem-based Adaptation To Addres...

  • 30/11/-0001
    Second part of IPCC report confirms Climate Change has sweeping effects in all regions

    The new IPCC report, released in March 2014, warns that climate change is already having substantial effects on every continent and that its negative effects will continue to grow substantially unless greenhouse emissions are brought under control.
    After more than five years, the “Working G...

  • 30/11/-0001
    New scientific report on approaches to ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA)

    The report from the University of Aarhus and the Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, published in 2014, is freely available online (English), and is focused on interventions in the urban context.
    Citation:
    Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Ecosystem based approaches to cl...

  • 30/11/-0001
    New article reviews the evidence on the effectiveness of the EbA

    An article in the Climate and development journal concludes that the literature on EbA interventions on climate variability, change, extremes and natural hazards contains information supporting the EbA approach, but also asserts that the evidence base has a number of gaps that must be addressed.

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