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REN21 convenes international multi-stakeholder leadership to enable a rapid global transition to renewable energy. It promotes appropriate policies that increase the wise use of renewable energies in developing and industrialized economies. Open to a wide variety of dedicated stakeholders, REN21 connects governments, international institutions,(More)
Introduction Introduction 26 Introduction This Synthesis Report is based on the assessment carried out by the three Working Groups (WGs) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It provides an integrated view of climate change as the final part of the IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report (AR4). Topic 1 summarises observed changes in climate and(More)
Global Leadership for Climate Action (GLCA) is a high-level task force of world leaders committed to addressing climate change through international negotiations. A joint initiative of the United Nations Foundation and the Club of Madrid, GLCA consists of former heads of state and government as well as leaders in business, government, and civil society from(More)
• les changements climatiques observés et leurs effets ; • les causes de l'évolution du climat ; • le changement climatique et ses incidences à court et à long terme selon divers scénarios ; • les possibilités et mesures d'adaptation et d'atténuation et les corrélations avec le développement durable, à l'échelle mondiale et régionale ; • Les perspectives à(More)
Cover Picture: Laurent Weyl, Collectif Argos. 'Elderly woman looking after her cow on top of a large dyke.' Sea-level rise and changing monsoon patterns have changed the landscape where she grew up. Today, millions of people are already suffering because of climate change. The deathly silence of this crisis is a major impediment for international action to(More)