Tag: climate action


6th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference

As part of the session on “Ambition in Adaptation and Role of Partnerships in Global South” at the 6th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference, a number of experts across the world focused on how to build partnerships/initiatives/alliances on climate change adaptation. From IURC Asia Australasia, Dr. Panagiotis Karamanos, Urban Development Expert, talked about the importance of stakeholder commitment, establishment of...

Mumbai Climate Action Plan – Stakeholder Consultation on Sustainable Mobility

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) as a part of the C40 Cities Network in collaboration with the Government of Maharashtra, WRI, Climate Voices and Waatavaran is developing the City’s first climate action plan - the Mumbai Climate Action Plan (MCAP). To achieve this, a series of stakeholder consultations are being conducted to seek feedback and recommendations from organisations...

Iskandar: An Asian Leader in Climate Action

Developing a blueprint for a more sustainable region Iskandar Malaysia, a region in the State of Johor made up of five local authorities, is a leader in sustainable urban development, with a robust climate action “blueprint” for which it has secured backing from local, state and international governing levels. The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) spearheads and coordinates climate efforts...

Penampang, Malaysia

Working to cut more than their fair share of emissions In Cities on the Route to 2030, a report on cities and climate action published last week by CDP, Penampang in Malaysia, a pilot city of the EU-funded IUC and GCOM initiatives, was the only city in Asia singled out (out of 100 Asian cities reported). It is the first...