UNHRC passes HR and climate resolution

2021-07-15T14:10:53+08:0015 Jul 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

ICSC lauds Philippines, Bangladesh, and Vietnam leadership in tabling landmark reso MANILA, 15 July 2021 — A resolution on human rights and climate change was adopted yesterday by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva [1]. The resolution, initiated by the Philippines with Bangladesh and Vietnam since 2014, recognizes climate change as a human [...]

Science at the forefront of climate action

2019-09-18T00:55:25+08:0017 Sep 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Danica Marie Supnet; Photos: Vinai Dithajohn/ICSC This year’s Asia-Pacific Climate Week was held on the first week of September at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand. This is one of the many conferences of the international climate community to convene experts, advocates, practitioners and government [...]

Southeast Asian scientists join forces for stronger regional climate resilience

2019-09-06T14:14:26+08:0004 Sep 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

DOWNLOAD PDF Bangkok, 4 September 2019 – Southeast Asian scientists yesterday called for stronger research collaboration in the region to face the growing threat of climate change. Speaking at the Asia Pacific Climate Week in Bangkok, they warned that higher extreme precipitation will disrupt agricultural production, which in turn may adversely affect the region’s [...]

Tracking climate finance in Vietnam

2019-03-09T11:42:01+08:0019 Jul 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Danica Marie Supnet I recently went to Vietnam for the first time to convene a three-day skillshare on the Adaptation Finance Accountability Initiative (AFAI) with a few colleagues from ICSC. AFAI is an international research initiative tracking how climate finance committed by donor countries and organizations has been received and utilized by recipient countries such [...]