The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

Because climate is water...
AGWA is part of an ongoing initiative called #ClimateIsWater. This international initiative is an effort to elevate the visibility of water within the UNFCCC climate change discussions by reaching out to the climate community at every level for better consideration of water issues. Click on one of the links below to find out more.
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The Campaign

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#ClimateIsWater Stories

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Water at COP21

The video team at Arup have created another amazing video for AGWA, this time focusing on the importance of water in climate adaptation. The video is part of the international #ClimateIsWater Initiative. Watch the video above to find out how talking about climate means talking about water!
This is a video of the #ClimateIsWater Press Event during COP21 in Paris. Panelists explain some of the topics surrounding the importance of water at COP21 and address questions from the audience. Speakers include:
  • Benedito Braga, President, World Water Council
  • Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director, SIWI
  • Mrs. Ségolène Royal, Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy - France
  • Charafat Afailal, Minister Delegate in Charge of Water of the Minister of Energy, Mining, Water and Environment - Morocco
  • Anna Lindstedt, Climate Ambassador - Sweden