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Leaders Summit on Climate: headlines and LDC, AOSIS response

President Biden’s Leaders’ Summit on Climate may have delivered a shot in the arm for climate ambition – but indicators of global warming show the planet is in deep peril, and least developed and small island nations say rich nations have failed to make sufficient funding pledges to help vulnerable people.  Mairi Dupar of CASA… Read more »

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Climate resilient agriculture hot topic at international climate summit

The recent international Climate Adaptation Summit, hosted by the Netherlands, delivered a clear case for focusing on food security as the world recovers from Covid-19 and continues to be impacted by climate change.

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Adaptation Summit: aid pledges and equity issues in the spotlight

The Climate Adaptation Summit came to a close last week with new and additional pledges on adaptation finance from some bilateral and multilateral donors. But did new pledges shift the dial enough to meet Least Developed Countries’ (LDCs) needs? LDC leaders’ top message from the summit was that the quantity of adaptation finance must grow, and the quality or conditions of the finance must also shift.

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LDCs flag climate finance as urgent 2021 priority

His Excellency Sonam P. Wangdi has indicated that channeling finance to the world’s poorest, most climate-affected people and putting the protection of climate and nature at the heart of economic recovery from Covid-19 are priority global challenges for 2021.

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Pre-COP26 youth event in Milan scheduled for September 2021

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has announced two events to take place in Italy, in September-October 2021, in the lead up to COP26.

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