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Can the Tourism Industry Contribute to International Adaptation Finance?

by Janto S. Hess, Pieter Pauw, Elissaios Papyrakis NOTE: This publication is a duplicate of the original briefing paper published by the German Development Institute (DIE-GDI). Link Summary At the … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The adaptation finance landscape: Why adaptation finance should be additional to traditional aid

Written by Janto S. Hess The parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) agreed in 1995 to financially support developing countries for costs of damage caused … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can ‘homo economicus’ help save the environment?

by Sirca S. Gogus A contemplation about the economic human,¬†homo economicus, its so-called “rational” strive to maximise human well-being at the expense of the environment and whether Payments for Ecosystem … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · 3 Comments

Using Official Development Assistance to Complement Adaptation Funding

by Sirca S. Gogus This article¬†aims to analyse why and how the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process impedes the holistic adaptation policy and practice, and how … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

REDD+: Limitations and potentials in saving tropical forests

Written by Janto S. Hess Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) is often referred to as a promising approach to reduce carbon emissions. Recent studies suggest that tropical … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 1 Comment