Climate change realities in Small Island Developing States in the Caribbean

Cover of publication Climate change realities in Small Island Developing States in the Caribbean

In the Caribbean there has been an increasing trend in the recorded number of weather and climate hazards and their associated impacts. Climate change poses significant risks both to the people and economies of the Caribbean region by exacerbating the islands’ existing vulnerabilities. The Caribbean experiences point to the need for a comprehensive, structured approach at the local, national, regional and international levels to deal with the adverse impacts of climate change.

Green Recovery for Practitioners: Setting the Course Towards a Sustainable, Inclusive and Resilient Transformation

Green recovery is a widely used term for packages of measures addressing the social, economic and political consequences of the Covid-19 crisis in a way that sets the course for a shift towards sustainable and inclusive development, biodiversity protection, resilience and climate neutrality. This paper provides a practical framework that captures the key elements of a green recovery to inform the work of practitioners who seek to support sustainable, inclusive, and resilient recoveries.

Scoping Paper: Climate Change, Human Mobility and Climate Risk Insurance Tools

This scoping paper, produced by the BMZ-funded GIZ Global Programme on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change in collaboration with the InsuResilience Global Partnership, deals with the relationship between climate change and human mobility and the potential role of climate risk insurance tools (CRI tools) as an influencing factor on human mobility.

Insurance For Climate Adaptation: Opportunities And Limitations

Informing the Global Commission on Adaptation’s flagship report for the UN Cimate Action Summit, a new report has been published on “Insurance for Climate Adaptation: Opportunities And Limitations”. Its content elaborates on climate and disaster risk insurance, its role, its making and recommendations.

Steering International Adaptation Finance Towards the Local Level

The provision of climate finance, especially for adaptation needs in vulnerable and local communities, is considered a key element and political goal in the international climate change space. In this paper, several key challenges and potential solutions for channeling money from the international to the local level have been identified and analysed.

Assessment of Climate Service Providers Capabilities in Brazil

The Assessment of Climate Service Providers Capabilities in Brazil has been conducted as part of the baseline asssessment for the Climate Service for Infrastructure Investment (CSI) project. It demonstrates that a diverse set of stakeholders exist that provides Climate Services for different sectors and decision making context. The report is in Portuguese.