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UNEP | Policy Brief 2-2010

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This Policy Brief details the need for the definition of the “Green Economy1 ” to include the many other benefits our environment provides people including adaptation to climate change, poverty alleviation, and the potential to serve as a basis for a sustainable economic model. This integration can be achieved by including ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) or nature-based solutions2 to climate change, valuing the many benefits nature provides to people, and including such values in economic decision-making.

Read more: The Role of Ecosystems in Developing a Sustainable Economy

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ADB, JICA, WB | 2010

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and the World Bank have completed their work assessing climate change impacts to Asian Megacities. That work, published in the report Climate Risks and Adaptation in Asian Megacities, examines climate risk and potential adaptation responses in the cities of Manila, Ho Chi Minh City, and Bangkok.

Read more: Climate Risks and Adaptation in Coastal Megacities

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DARA | 2010 | Climate Vulnerable Forum

Climate_Vulnerability_MonitorClimate change is the most urgent challenge of our time. The future of the environment and the life it supports rests on the decisions we take over the coming years. This represents an enormous responsibility on our shoulders, which is not only a burden -- but also a tremendous opportunity for us all. 

Read more: Climate Vulnerability Monitor 2010: The State of Climate Crisis

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