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Interior Department Releases US Geologic CO2 Storage Potential

Date: Thursday, Jun 27, 2013

The United States has the potential to store a mean of 3,000 metric gigatons of carbon dioxide (CO2) in geologic basins throughout the country, according to the first-ever detailed national geologic carbon sequestration assessment released today by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Climate-Eval Opens Talks for Partnership with Africa Evaluation Association

Date: Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013

The Director of the GEF Evaluation Office, Mr Rob van den Berg led a delegation comprising Mr Carlo Caruji, Senior Evaluation officer and Team Leader, Mr Juan Portillo, Senior Operations Officer and team leader and, Mr David Akana, Moderator of Climate-Eval for preliminary discussions with a a senior official of the African Evaluation Association, Ms Jennifer Bisgard. For over an hour in the conference room of the GEF Evaluation Office, parties examined potential areas of collaboration and partnership.

Final Evaluation of WWF Adaptation Project in Madagascar Now Available

Date: Monday, Jun 24, 2013

The Climate Change Adaptation Capacity Project in Madagascar was developed in recognition of the projected impacts of climate change on Madagascar’s unique biodiversity and its people and that there was limited capacity in country and within WWF MWIOPO to address or adapt to these impacts.  Thus the goal of the project was to enable WWF and its conservation partners to develop capacity for climate change analysis and adaptation by end of 2012.

The project had three outputs:

New Report Finds CC Adaptation Program Successful in Sub Sahara Africa, Recommends Upscaling

New Report Finds CC Adaptation Program Successful in Sub Sahara Africa, Recommends Upscaling
Date: Thursday, Jun 20, 2013

The final evalaution Report of the Climate Change Adaptation & Development Programme (CCDare) in Africa has been found it to be successful in creating the enablng environment for adaptation actions to take place and recommended a second phase to ensure replication and up scaling of results.

Untangling the confusion around land carbon science and climate change mitigation policy

Date: Wednesday, Jun 05, 2013

By Brendan Mackey, I. Colin Prentice, Will Steffen, Joanna I. House, David Lindenmayer, Heather Keith, & Sandra Berry


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