Welthungerhilfe, United Nations University, medico international, Terre des hommes, CBM, Kindernothilfe

released 07 November 2017 

The report identifies that there are many options to lessen risk particularly in the tropical, developing coastal nations that are the most at risk including ecosystem-based options. “Mangroves can reduce flood risks to people and property by 25% every year” says Dr. Michael Beck, Lead Marine Scientist for The Nature Conservancy.

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Climate Council

released 07 November 2017

Two years ago in Paris, world leaders agreed to work together to limit global temperature rise to well below 2°C. The Paris Agreement was pivotal in cementing the world’s commitment to tackling climate change. However, a lot of the finer details and the ‘rules’ surrounding the Paris Agreement still need to be worked out. This process will take place at COP23.

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World Meteorological Organization

released 6 November 2017

Whilst 2017 has been a cooler year than the record-setting 2016, it is very likely to be one of the three warmest years on record, and the warmest not influenced by an El Niño event. The five-year average 2013-2017 global average temperature is currently close to 1°C above the average for 1880-1900 and is likely to be the highest five-year average on record.

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The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP)

released 3rd November 2017

The Climate Science Special Report (CSSR) is designed to be an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States, to serve as the foundation for efforts to assess climate-related risks and inform decision-making about responses. In accordance with this purpose, it does not include an assessment of literature on climate change mitigation, adaptation, economic valuation, or societal responses, nor does it include policy recommendations.

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UN Environment (UNEP)

released 31 October 2017

The UN Environment Emissions Gap Report 2017 presents an assessment of current national mitigation efforts and the ambitions countries have presented in their Nationally Determined Contributions, which form the foundation of the Paris Agreement.

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Carbon Market Institute (CMI)

released 1 November 2017

The Carbon Market Institute (CMI) is pleased to present a National Roadmap for the growth of the domestic carbon farming industry. The Roadmap, developed with support from the Queensland Government, identifies a clear path forward for both government and the private sector to work together, addressing opportunities and challenges for the industry’s growth out to 2030.

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