Capacity Building
North America
Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia

Last Friday, President Obama issued an Executive Order (EO) titled “Preparing the United States for the Impact of Climate Change.” As the name of the EO implies, it is focused on preparing for and adapting to the current and imminent effects of climate change, rather than reducing emissions.

Biodiversity & Livelihoods
Global Issues
Michael Conathan

The filibuster has gone international.

Lynn Doa

On October 28, 2013, two U.S.

Forests
Land & Food
Private Sector
Sub-Saharan Africa
Nilima Choudhury

The UN hopes a new treaty signed by African governments, industry representatives and civil society organisations this week will slow levels of illegal timber trading in the Congo Basin.

Water
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Asia
Beth Walker

India and China’s much-publicised agreement last week claims to strengthen cooperation on shared rivers, supposedly allaying Indian fears over new dams.

Energy
Middle East & North Africa
Europe
North America
Michael Zimmer and Elissa Welch

Introduction

Capacity Building
Climate Change
Global Issues
adelphi

adelphi has released two new publications in an endeavour to illustrate the rationale and results of the joint engagement by adelphi and the German Federal Foreign Office in climate diplomacy activities.

Capacity Building
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Conflict Transformation
Asia
South America
Dennis Taenzler, adelphi

The role of adaptation in climate diplomacy efforts has gained some political attention.

Capacity Building
Civil Society
Asia
adelphi

With a launch event on September 4th, the exhibition „Environment, Conflict and Cooperation“ will be shown in ShinjingShan Science & Technology Museum in Beijing until the end of September.

Capacity Building
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Oceania & Pacific
Michael Sergel

Australia, New Zealand and the United States will be challenged to act on climate change when regional leaders meet for the Pacific Islands Forum in the Republic of Marshall Islands this week.

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