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Poverty reduction, equity and climate change

Michael Richards

Poverty reduction, equity and climate change

challenges for global governance

by Michael Richards

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Published by Overseas Development Institute in London .
Written in English


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StatementMichael Richards.
SeriesUK, ODI Natural Resource Perspectives -- 83
ContributionsOverseas Development Institute.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15562671M

  This special issue provides a set of such studies, looking at the exposure and vulnerability of people living in poverty to shocks and stressors that are expected to increase in frequency or intensity due to climate change, such as floods, droughts, heat waves, and impacts on agricultural production and ecosystem by: 5. Climate change will have direct and immediate impacts on the poor and will make poverty reduction more difficult. Climate policies can benefit the poor by taking poverty and social concerns into account in their design. Climate Change and Poverty Conference Conference Summary: February 9, – Day 1: – on Equity and.

A. Growth, Poverty Eradication and Equity – Emerging Paradigm 44 The Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy: A New Paradigm for Ghana 46 H.E. Professor George Gyan-Baffour, MPFile Size: 3MB. The database includes national, regional and global database is maintained by the Gloabl Poverty Working Group (GPWG), a team of poverty measurement experts from the Poverty Reduction and Equity Network, the Development Research Group, and the Development Data Group.

development, one where poverty reduction, development and the environment are at the forefront and increasingly en of the 17 SDGs are concerned with the natural directly environment, climate or sustainability. A key factor in all this is climate change. Climate change is not the only environmental problem we face. e-Learning on Digital Agriculture (Facilitated) Registration Ends Before: May 17 th, Agriculture is no exception to digital revolution, going beyond a simple adoption of information and communication technologies (ICTs). According to ICRISAT, digital agriculture is defined as “ICT and data ecosystems to support the development and Missing: Poverty reduction.


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Poverty reduction, equity and climate change by Michael Richards Download PDF EPUB FB2

Poverty and climate change The poverty impacts equity and climate change book climate change: the Third IPCC Assessment Report Climate change is predicted to deepen poverty both directly and indirectly. The direct impacts include the loss of life, livelihoods, assets, infrastructure, etc., from climatic extreme events.

For. This paper first looks at the broader equity issues surrounding the climate change negotiations, and then focuses on the poverty and social development issues. This paper first looks at the broader equity issues surrounding the climate change negotiations, and then focuses on the poverty and social development issues, considering the potential and limitations of win-win poverty and environmental.

Climate Change and Sustainable Development is an important book which deals with these issues in the context of climate change and the changing global context of development.

It alerts us to the relationship climate change has with two urgent tasks: poverty reduction and sustainable development, which require efforts that span countries Format: Hardcover. : The Quality of Growth and Poverty Reduction in China (International Research on Poverty Reduction) (): Xiaolin Wang, Limin Wang, Yan Wang: BooksCited by: 6.

Poverty and equity are inextricably linked in the analysis of climate change and the global governance response.

A more equitable approach to ‘mitigating ’ climate change is essential for global governance cooperation, but ‘North ’ and ‘South’ views of equity are rather polarised. eradicate poverty and reduce inequalities (medium evidence, high agreement. Impacts avoided with the lower temperature) limit could reduce the number of people exposed to climate risks and vulnerable to poverty by 62 to million, and lessen the risks of poor people to experience food and water insecurity, adverse health.

"Poverty and equity are inextricably linked in the analysis of climate change and the global governance response. A more equitable approach to 'mitigating' climate change is essential for global. The SDG Climate Facility will develop country capacities of government policy makers, the private sector and local communities to take action under their pledges to the Paris Agreement in a way that generates co-benefits for poverty reduction and related SDGs on gender equality, and food and water security.

The relationship between poverty and climate change vulnerability is complex and though not commensurate, the distinctions between the two are often blurred.

There is widespread recognition of the need to better understand poverty-vulnerability dynamics in order to improve risk management and poverty reduction by: Shock waves: managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English) Abstract.

Climate change threatens the objective of eradicating poverty. Poor people and poor countries are already vulnerable to all types of climate-related shocks—natural disasters that destroy assets and livelihoods; water borne diseases and pests that becomemore Cited by: the poverty impacts of climate change at the national level due to heterogeneity in the ability of households to adapt.

It also appears that the impacts of climate change Poverty Reduction and Equity team for useful comments during the production of this paper. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions are entirely those of the authorsCited by: Climate change is arguably the most profound challenge facing the international community in the 21st century.

It is as much a challenge for poverty reduction, growth and development as it is a global environmental issue. It could undermine or reverse progress in reducing poverty and attaining the Millenium Development Goals, thereby unraveling many of the development gains of recent decades.

The book provides a critical message from China, one of the most important emerging powers with a far reaching impact on climate change and structural transformation The book is a result of a country owned process, emphasizes pro-poor growth, equal opportunities, energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and environment protection.

the resource manual Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in the Education Sector. This manual is part of UnICEF’s contribution to the United nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development.

Within UnICEF, it falls primarily within UnICEF’s programming on child friendly education and Size: 3MB. Asia is facing many challenges arising from population growth, rapid urbanization, provision of services, climate change and the need to redress declining growth after the global financial crisis.

This book examines poverty and related issues and aims to advance the development of new tools and measurement of multidimensional poverty and. Poor people face a double burden of inequality — from uneven development and climate change. In Mozambique, for example, two-thirds of the population lives in extreme poverty Cited by: 5.

The good news is, there’s still hope. Here are 5 ways that the effects of climate change perpetuate the cycle of poverty — and what we’re doing to help break the cycle. Climate change threatens agriculture and food security.

Many of the world’s poorest populations rely on farming or hunting and gathering to eat and earn a living. They often have just enough food and assets to last through the. Abstract Climate change is believed to represent a serious challenge to poverty reduction efforts around the globe.

This paper conducts an up-to-date review of three main strands of the literature analyzing the poverty impacts of climate change: (i) economy-wide growth models incorporating climate change impacts to work out consistent scenarios for how climate change might affect the.

Climate change is believed to represent a serious challenge to poverty reduction efforts around the globe. This paper conducts an up-to-date review of three main strands of the literature analyzing the poverty impacts of climate change: (i) economy-wide growth models incorporating climate change impacts to work out consistent scenarios for how climate change might affect the path of poverty.

Building Resilience for All: Poverty Reduction, Equity and Inclusion in Climate Change Adaptation. More Information.

Related Information. Events; Bonn Presentation of "Policy Innovations for Transformative Change" UNRISD Flagship ReportDeutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Bonn, Germany 6 Dec. and responses to climate change affect livelihoods and poverty. The Fourth Assessment Report stated that socially and economically disadvantaged and marginalized people are disproportionally affected by climate change.

However, no comprehensive review of climate change, poverty, and livelihoods has been undertaken to date by the IPCC.Manfred WIEBELT of Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel (IFW) | Read publications | Contact Manfred WIEBELT IFW Poverty Reduction, Equity, Gender and Climate Change in Latin.The methodology consists of a series of steps, which are shown in Fig.

1 and described in each of the sections that followed. Natural disasters increase inequality and may contribute toward a decoupling of economic growth and poverty reduction (Tilahun et al., ).Climate change adds the stress on ecosystems and makes them even more fragile, further lead to natural disasters, which will Author: Xiaoxue Zhou, Jiancheng Chen, Zhihui Li, Guofeng Wang, Fan Zhang.