Posts Tagged ‘UNFCCC’

Climate finance

Climate finance is a heavily contested term. From a climate justice perspective, it refers to the transfer of public resources from North to South to cover the costs of dealing with the long-term impacts of climate change. This money, a key component of climate debt, should also be provided to help Southern countries to pursue […]

Adaptation

Adaptation refers to measures that lessen the impacts of climate change on individuals, companies, institutions or society as a whole. In this broad sense, adaptation is sometimes used to describe any of the risks and opportunities that companies face in response to climate change. In policy discussions, however, the term is used more narrowly to […]