This video, produced by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), highlights various negative impacts of climate change and presents options to address these challenges. In particular, energy conservation and investment in renewable energies are among the keys to mitigating the threat of climate change.
This United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) video presents the benefits obtained through the Humbo CDM afforestation/reforestat project in Ethiopia. It was Africa’s first large-scale forestry project to be registered under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). 73,000 carbon credits were issued in October 2012 and purchased by the World Bank's BioCarbon Fund.
This video produced by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) shows why climate change education is important to shape sustainable development and how it works in practice.
This video is produced by the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) with Dev TV. It features decision makers from London, Colombia and Viet Nam sharing their experiences in using the principals and practices of disaster risk reduction in their efforts to adapt to a changing climate.
This video by the International Labour Organization (ILO) shows how the organization is working with local stakeholders to develop innovative financing schemes to help vulnerable populations enhance their production and diversify their sources in order to better cope with climate change impacts.
This video by the United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN-REDD) highlights the activities and value of the UN-REDD Programme at the national and global level.
This video produced by the World Bank analyzes the impact of climate change and natural disasters on the urban poor. It shows how poor people that live in urban areas face severe challenges due to climate change related phenomena. The video features examples and interviews from several cities including Mexico City, Jakarta and Sao Paolo.
This short animated film produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) highlights the role forests can play in national development, green economy and climate change. The film also reviews the impact of forests on business as usual and on transformative solutions.
This video by the International Labour Organization (ILO) presents Burkina Faso's first plastic recycling centre. This is paving the way for a new kind of development project. It provides a money earner to the poor while tackling environmental pollution. Local industry also benefits as the recycled plastic granules cost half the price of importing new plastic from abroad.
This United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) video discusses the linkage between climate change and human development. The Human Development Report 2007/2008 specifically deals with this issue and warns that the world has less than a decade to avoid a climate change crisis that could bring unprecedented reversals in poverty reduction, nutrition, health and education to the world's poorest people.