Events
19 November, 2014

Geneva Energy Conversations – Putting the genie back: Two degrees will be harder than we think

Maison de la paix, Geneva
Valérie d'Hoedt Meyer
Publications
Journal article, 2017

Consumer Myopia, Imperfect Competition and the Energy Efficiency Gap: Evidence from the UK Refrigerator Market

Francois Cohen
Events
17 November, 2015

Geneva Energy Conversations: Fossil Fuels in Sustainable Energy Systems

Maison de la paix, Geneva
Valérie d'Hoedt Meyer
Publications
Working paper, February 2017

UNFCCC Nationally Determined Contributions: Climate Change and Trade

Dario Piselli
Research
In progress

The Role of Litigation in Norm Transformation: A Study of Human Right Approaches to Environment

Defne Gonenc
Events
4–5 December 2017

A 1000 days of SDGs – Looking ahead

5 December, 2017
Global Health Centre
Research
PhD thesis in progress

International Law and Consumption-Driven Environmental Harm

Lucy Lu Reimers
Events
9 November, 2017

Action Days for the SDGs – SDGs and Impact Investing

Auditorium Jacques Freymond, Geneva
Executive Education
Research
Research project in progress

Peasant Mobilization, Peasant Responses to Climate Change

Guliver Rojas
Research
PhD thesis in progress

Operationalizing the Notion of Ecosystem Approach in ‘Global Law’: A Quest for Adaptive Legal Systems in the Age of Planetary Boundaries

Dario Piselli
Events
12 April, 2018

The power of location for environmental monitoring and decision making

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Centre for International Environmental Studies
Events
3–4 October 2018

Environmental History as if the Future Mattered: Writing the History and the Future of the Anthropocene

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Susanna Hecht
Close

Climate change presents the single biggest threat to development, and its widespread, unprecedented impacts disproportionately burden the poorest and most vulnerable. The UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform stresses that “urgent action to combat climate change and minimize its disruptions is integral to the successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals”. Read more about Goal 13.

Close
Target 13.1

Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries

Target 13.2

Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning

Target 13.3

Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning

Target 13.a

Implement the commitment undertaken by developed-country parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to a goal of mobilizing jointly $100 billion annually by 2020 from all sources to address the needs of developing countries in the context of meaningful mitigation actions and transparency on implementation and fully operationalize the Green Climate Fund through its capitalization as soon as possible

Target 13.b

Promote mechanisms for raising capacity for effective climate change-related planning and management in least developed countries and small island developing States, including focusing on women, youth and local and marginalized communities