Month: October 2018

#APAN2018 – Linking the UNFCCC and Ecosystem Resilience

We had Youssef Nassef on the panel, everybody. Kicking off Day Two with Plenary Session on “Ecosystem Resilience: Time Counts,” Youssef Nassef, Director of Adaptation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretariat shared the stage with four other renowned experts to talk on time as the key enabler for ecosystem resilience and…

#APAN2018 – Survive, Thrive, 1.5

That seemed like the overarching theme of Day One. Opening Plenary at the APAN Forum 2018. “We only have 12 years to limit climate change within pre-industrial level,” Emmanuel de Guzman, Secretary, Climate Change Commission, Philippines, said in his opening speech for the 6th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2018 (APAN 2018). He stressed the…

ASEAN Pre-COP Capacity Building Workshop

With the UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland happening in just over a month, the Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD) has teamed up with the Singapore Youth for Climate Action (SYCA) and Energy Studies Institute (ESI) to bring you a capacity building session geared towards Youths and how we can prepare for COP24. The session…

GET REAL! Climate Change x Food Production x LCOY

Changes in the world’s climate has, and will continue to bring major shifts in food production. This includes the rise in temperature, increase in rainfall and coastal flooding that reduces the amount of land available for agriculture. In a nutshell, food crops and as it follows, food security, are sensitive to climate change. After a…

Putting the Women in Climate Finance

Climate finance is a more than just about money. Women empowerment and gender equality are important cross cutting themes in the realm of climate finance. This is because climate change makes a bigger impact on women and girls than on men. There are many reasons why this is the case and you can read this…

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