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Climate Action Beyond Net Zero Emissions: the Challenge of Adaptation

Climate risks are rising. To limit or avoid climate impacts companies must embed adaptation into their climate strategies and invest in resilience. Adaptation finance and advisory services are key to drive climate resilience in the private sector.

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When It Comes to the Climate, 10 Years Is Nothing

The European Union, with its Green Deal underway, has pledged to reduce its emissions of polluting gases by 55% in 2030 to achieve a zero emissions goal in 2050.

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Fund Managers, Here’s How to Invest for a Low-Carbon, Climate-Resilient World

Five years ago this week, with the signing of the Paris Agreement, 189 countries made ambitious climate commitments, including to make all finance flows consistent with a low-carbon, climate-resilient world. Now, investors are increasingly focusing on climate change.

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Five Years After Paris, Latin America and the Caribbean is an Example for Climate Policies

Although some warned that short-term problems would hide long-term ones under COVID-19, the crisis has highlighted the interrelationship between environmental and social issues. The implementation of the Paris Agreement in the region has become a roadmap for recovery.

Three keys for supporting Caribbean tourism after natural disasters
Three keys for supporting Caribbean tourism after natural disasters

For the tourism sector, the second most important source of employment in the region, there will be a period of inactivity estimated to last between three to four months. This could reduce the sector’s revenue by as much as 50%, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council.

Combining cattle and forestry: five benefits of silvopastoralism
Combining cattle and forestry: five benefits of silvopastoralism

One month ago I was in Paraguay, visiting with cattle producers to study an innovative production system. Even in spring, Paraguay is hot, and I was soon sweating under the intense sun. If I suffer from a twenty minute walk in the sun, how would cows that spend all day outside feel?