An analysis on the funding arrangements for addressing Loss and Damage agreed at COP27

By Md. Shamshuddoha
The decision on the establishment of ‘new funding arrangements’ for responding to as well as addressing loss and damages is a significant achievement at COP 27…


HCN Briefing: A Just Energy Transition for a healthy fossil fuel free world

Download Here A just energy transition is increasingly viewed as important in confronting the energy and climate crises. The G7, along with middle-income partners including India, Indonesia, and South Africa, is looking to establish Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETPs) to support coal phase-out1. Just energy transition is also a core demand among those calling for […]


Now 10 Parliamentarians from Bangladesh endorse the call for a Fossil Fuel Free Future

29 September 2022, Dhaka: Ten Members of Parliament of Bangladesh yesterday endorsed the ‘Parliamentarians’ call for a fossil fuel free future’ to address the urgency of a swift and just transition away from fossil fuels and building democratic, renewable, safe energy systems for all people and communities in line with the goal of keeping global temperature rise […]


Launch of EVD solution repository

By Santosh Patnaik
Impacts of climate change on poor and vulnerable communities affect their life and livelihood in a decisive manner. With the limited resources and knowledge, the communities make an effort to reduce their vulnerability and to adjust with the mounting climate impacts. With the support of local institutions, local government, civil society and local solutions…


Vanuatu makes historic call for treaty to end the fossil fuel era

23rd September 2022 13:00 ET | 17:00 UTC NEW YORK CITY – Today, Vanuatu called on other nations to join them in establishing a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, a proposed international mechanism that aims to explicitly address the source of 86% of CO2 emissions that cause climate change: fossil fuels. The President of Vanuatu His […]


Kolkata becomes largest city in the world to support the call for Fossil Fuel Treaty

14 September, Kolkata – Kolkata Municipal Council today endorsed a global call for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty to “phase out fossil fuels by applying equity principles and pave path for a smooth just energy transition”.  Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) joins Paris, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Lima and 60 other municipalities and becomes the largest city to […]


Participatory Research on Climate-induced Migration and Displacement

Download Here “Climate change is having devastating impacts on communities’ lives, livelihoods and food security across South Asia. Its consequences are so severe that it is increasingly contributing to migration, and this incidence is likely to escalate much more in the years to come as climate change impacts become more serious.” According to ICMD’s latest […]


10 more parliamentarians from Nepal call for a Fossil fuel free future

5 September 2022, Kathmandu: 10 more prominent parliamentarians from Nepal yesterday endorsed the ‘Parliamentarians’ call for a fossil fuel free future’ to address the urgency of a swift and just transition away from fossil fuel energy and building democratic, renewable, safe energy systems for all people and communities in line with the goal of keeping global temperature […]


Policy Brief – Enhance Climate Ambition and Global Stocktake with Local Sustainable Energy

Download Here A large number of local, sustainable energy solutions are important climate solutions. Including them fully in climate plans will make it easier to reach higher ambitions in climate mitigation and adaptation. It is also essential to include the local solutions when assessing progress in climate action with the Global Stocktake (GST), in order […]


Regional Report on: “Climate Change Ambition in South Asia and COVID-19 Recovery Affecting the Nationally Determined Contributions of South Asian Countries”

Download Here The Paris Agreement envisages NDCs actions incrementally to build resilience and raise ambitions to address climate impacts across the globe. Consistent local implementation of NDCs is crucial to fill the large gap between the climate targets and the fair share of the Parties. However, the COVID-19 pandemic shifted the global and national focus away from […]


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