Climate Change
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Yamide Dagnet, Eliza Northrop, Cynthia Elliott, Kathleen Mogelgaard, Joe Thwaites and Rhys Gerholdt

Climate negotiations just concluded in Bonn demonstrated that countries are fully committed to continue global climate action and implement the Paris Agreement.

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Development
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Alice Bisiaux (IISD)

Attended by Ministers from 35 countries, the Petersberg Climate Dialogue took place from 22-23 May 2017, in Berlin, Germany. Participants discussed measures needed for the complete, effective and swift implementation of the Paris Agreement in the face of new challenges in a multilateral world. Along with adaptation to climate change, the talks focused on national long-term strategies and development paths towards a greenhouse gas (GHG)-neutral global economy.

VIDEO: What International Institutions do about Climate Risks
In this video, representatives from UNEP, EEAS, Red Cross and G7/G20 share insights about how their institution perceives and acts upon climate and security challenges.
What quantitative analyses tell us about climate change and conflict
A growing number of studies are being published that analyse the statistical relationship between climate change and violent conflict, but the implications for policy makers often remain unclear.
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Development
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Pier Carlo Sandai, UNEP

Ahead of this week's G7 summit in Sicily, our editorial team spoke with Pier Carlo Sandei, UNEP’s Advisor to the Italian G7 Presidency, about the ongoing preparations and the role of environmental topics within the G7.

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Alex Kirby

More than 1,200 climate laws have been introduced since 1997, with a sharp rise in the number of countries legislating since the 2015 Paris Agreement.

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Oceania & Pacific
Frank Bainimarma

The Prime Minister of Fiji Frank Bainimarama, as incoming President of the UN Climate Change Conference in autumn in Bonn (COP23, 6-17 November), addressed delegates on the final day of the May UN Climate Change Conference in the former German capital. In his address, he set out his vision for Fiji's Presidency of COP23. During his speech, the new Presidency COP23 website was launched, and a powerful video showing the impacts of climate change on Fiji was screened (see below). These are his remarks as prepared for delivery.

Climate Diplomacy
Global Issues
Christian Mihatsch and Susanne Schwarz, chinadialogue

While diplomats in Bonn work on the operating manual for the Paris Agreement, Washington ponders withdrawing from climate action.

Climate Change
Security
Global Issues
Adrien Detges, adelphi

Whilst a growing number of studies are appearing that analyse the statistical relationship between climate change and violent conflict, the implications for policy makers often remain unclear. In this article, Adrien Detges points out what quantitative analyses can tell us about climate change and conflict and highlights their limitations.

Insurgency, Terrorism and Organised Crime in a Warming Climate
Terrorist groups such as the Islamic State and Boko Haram have been dominating the headlines since 2013. Both groups have...
VIDEO: Out of the Ashes comes the Phoenix
Amina Mohammed is UN Deputy Secretary-General and former Minister of Environment of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. She talks about how the new concept of sustainable development as part of...
Adaptation & Resilience
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Sub-Saharan Africa
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Asia
Ruth Delzeit, Kacana Sipangule and Rainer Thiele, T20 Germany

Without concerted efforts to help small-scale farmers raise productivity and adapt to climate change, the G20 will not come close to attaining its goal of securing global food systems, argue Ruth Delzeit, Kacana Sipangule and Rainer Thiele.

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Europe
Megan Darby

Emmanuel Macron promised to promote international cooperation on climate change in his victory speech on Sunday, after being elected president of France.

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Sub-Saharan Africa
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Stella Schaller and Janani Vivekananda, adelphi

At the 2017 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development from 3 - 4 May, adelphi, in partnership with SIPRI and SEI, convened two sessions on climate change and fragility risks in the Lake Chad region, to discuss the different approaches and next steps for building resilience.

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