Climate Risks increasing worldwide – even for High-Income Countries

2019-12-05T17:35:15+08:0005 Dec 2019|Tags: , , |

  • Global Climate Risk Index: Japan and Germany hit hardest by heat waves and drought in 2018
  • Philippines on rank 2 struck by tropical cyclones
  • Puerto Rico, Myanmar and Haiti with highest weather-related losses 1999 – 2018
  • Nearly 500,000 people killed as a result of more than 12,000 extreme weather events […]

Vulnerable Leaders Call: COP25 must secure 2020 action for survival of nations

2019-12-05T22:42:21+08:0002 Dec 2019|Tags: , , , , |

  • Vulnerable nations call for COP25 decision to increase ambition of NDCs in 2020
  • Aim to mobilize $20 billion in the next two years to finance innovations for vulnerable economies
  • Call for UN Special Rapporteur on climate change backed by new vulnerable nations’ Fund
  • Bangladesh announced as incoming Climate Vulnerable Forum Chair for 2020