Climate Action

Preventing and Mitigating Land Degradation: Nutrient Turnover and Terrestrial Carbon Sequestration

This international technical webinar is part of the series organized by the FAO elearning Academy, Agreenium (l'Institut agronomique, vétérinaire et forestier de France) and UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific). These webinars are an opportunity for all of us to share experiences and lessons learnt, discuss challenges, and propose innovative solutions and models. They aim to provide a holistic and comprehensive view of current trends in thematic areas related to global challenges, by combining development research and innovation perspectives.

Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Investors: More Risks, More Opportunities through Better Governance

The world can deal with the potentially catastrophic risks of climate change only by changing the pattern of investment in the global economy to climate-friendly activity. But to do that, a different set of risks have to be addressed, the risks perceived by investors to be inevitable in new technologies and new geographies, often in both at the same time. Increased transparency of climate risks and the gradual greening of the global financial system are helpful trends.

Water Management for Climate Smart Agriculture: The Water/Energy/Food Nexus

This international technical webinar is part of the series organized by the FAO elearning Academy, Agreenium (l'Institut agronomique, vétérinaire et forestier de France) and UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific). These webinars are an opportunity for all of us to share experiences and lessons learnt, discuss challenges, and propose innovative solutions and models.

Environet Series 2: Our Carbon Footprint, Our Contribution To Address Climate Change

Climate Change (also known as Global Warming) is the name given to long term changes to temperature on and around the Earth’s surface, which causes long term shifts to weather patterns. Climate change is the ultimate effect of large carbon footprints made from our daily life. To address this problem we need to start to make changes to become a more responsible consumer.