India is among the countries in the world that are most vulnerable to the consequences of global warming. While there are notable efforts for both mitigation and adaptation, these have failed to consider issues of gender equity even as evidence shows that women and girls bear the disproportionate burden of climate change.

This report reveals that in 2022, the majority of G20 countries were high by severe climate, and faced multimillion dollar hits as a result of storms, droughts, floods and heatwaves . It shows that 2022 has been one of the most ferocious years on record for climate impacts, leaving very few countries unscathed.

The regional flagship report analyses the gendered impacts of climate change in Southeast Asia and suggests ways to enhance and mainstream gender equality into climate-relevant sectoral policies and actions.

This report aims to shed light on the different applications and conceptualisations of CCUS/CCS, demystifying the technology’s applications, concepts and categorisations.

This year’s Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR) focuses on accelerating African food systems. This theme plays a critical role in not only shaping human diets and health outcomes but in also ensuring the sustainability of the environment in which food is produced, processed, distributed, sold, and consumed.

Countries will need significant financial resources to face climate-induced events and transition to a low-carbon economy. There is a vital need for climate finance narratives to focus on the qualitative aspects of money flowing in, along with increasing the quantum of financial flows.

People in the urban informal sector have suffered disproportionately during the COVID-19 pandemic and face a highly uncertain future. While supporting the livelihoods of most of the developing world’s urban poor, the informal sector also deprives them of basic services and social protection.

An ideal food system is envisioned to provide healthy diets for people and be sustainable for the environment. Such a food system is required to deliver on these goals even as diets are increasingly and disproportionately comprised of high-fat and/or high-sugar foods vis-à-vis nutritious diets.

Japan has one of the highest installed renewable energy capacities in the world. The country is also one of the world’s largest consumers of energy. Lacking its own fossil fuel resources, it relies on imports for nearly all of its supply.

The Strategic Plan for Biodiversity (2011–2020), formally adopted by COP in 2010 in Aichi, Japan provided an overarching global framework on biodiversity whose vision is to value, restore, and conserve biodiversity for the benefit of all people by 2050.