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  • Nordic Summit raportti - NIKK
    Ajankohtaista Taustaa Liikenne Energia Kulutus Ruoka Toimintaa Pohjoismaisia suosituksia Linkkejä Olet tässä Etusivu Pohjoismaisia suosituksia Nordic Summit raportti Nordic Summit raportti Nordic Summit raportti Nordic Summit raportti Gender and Climate Change Nordic Summit 2009 Kaikki suositukset Nordic Summit raportti Hae

    Original URL path: http://www.equalclimate.org/?module=Articles&action=Article.publicOpen&id=478 (2016-02-09)
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  • se - NIKK
    till Meny Hoppa till Sök se NIKK Nyheter Bakgrund Transport Energi Konsumtion Mat Vem gör vad Rekommendationer Länkar Du är här Hem Sök Om Equal Climate Kontakta oss E post

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  • User Driven Innovation - NIKK
    as technologically incompetent uninterested in science and in general more service oriented Women are under represented in business and in the technological branch women are often found on the lowest paid levels of production lines Men are more likely to be supervisors and directors earn higher salaries and have better opportunities for being creative and innovative 2 In Sweden for example women account for only 25 of researchers in business and only 20 in Norway 3 Men produce 90 of all technological products and services while women influence 80 of all consumption decisions The proliferation of computers has diminished the digital difference between women and men and has made it easier for women to work from home and to create new women owned businesses 4 But using the new technological solutions does require time and money which is not available to everyone in the same degree Diversity in the workplace promotes innovation According to one study diversity has been shown to do the following Creates new successful concepts products and services that incorporate the needs and preferences of both men and women Leads to a higher level of local engagement Increases the share of technology used by women in their daily lives Increases the share of women who own their own businesses Leads to better gender equality in science and technology which in turn creates economic growth through the increase in human capital Furthermore the equal participation of women in science and technology gives them an opportunity to influence the research agenda and thus the kinds of themes that affect women s lives Including only persons of one gender in the planning of for example new medical instruments can lead to the other gender s needs being overlooked According to a study conducted in 2007 by the Council of Technology

    Original URL path: http://www.equalclimate.org/en/recommendations/all_the_recommendations/user_driven_innovation/User+Driven+Innovation.9UFRnW4J.ips (2016-02-09)
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  • Abbreviations and definitions - NIKK
    commission s chairperson Norway s then Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland The report declared that all people must change their living habits in order to avoid unprecedented human suffering and environmental destruction Read the report here Cancun Adaptation Framework CAF Adopted at COP16 in Cancun Mexico Signatories affirmed that adaptation measures must be undertaken with the same urgency as mitigation measures The goal is to develop adaptation measures and international cooperation Improved ability to act will help diminish the vulnerability of developing countries and build their ability to combat the effects of climate change More information about CAF here Carbon trading An exchange system in which countries can buy or sell units of greenhouse gas emissions Climate change Long term changes in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over a long period of time from decades to millions of years Climate change can manifest as changes in mean weather phenomena for example more or less severe storms with changes that may affect only one region or the entire world Climate Convention UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Most nations ratified the international climate convention in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 which came into effect in 1994 Its aim is to delay the Earth s warming and its impact The original Convention included no obligatory limits for greenhouse gas emissions at the national level and no enforcement guidelines and it was therefore not considered binding Instead the Convention included the possibility of amendments or protocols that could establish binding limits for emissions The primary protocol is the Kyoto Protocol which many countries have approved It is more binding and is considered stronger than the Convention itself The Secretariat of the UNFCCC supports all institutions involved in the climate change process More information here Commission on Sustainable Development CSD The Commission was created in December 1992 to ensure that the resolutions reached at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio in 1992 are followed up Conference on Environment and Development UNCED United Nations Rio Earth Summi t The UN Earth Summit was held in Rio de Janeiro Brazil in June 1992 At the conference 178 states ratified Agenda 21 the Rio Declaration on the environment and development as well principles for the sustainable management of forests Commission on the Status of Women CSW The UN Commission on the Status of Women focuses on gender equality and the advancement of the status of women The Commission was established in June 1946 and convenes once a year in New York to evaluate women s progress Conference of the Parties COP The governing body of the Climate Convention It convenes once a year to monitor the progress of the Convention Read more about various gender equality events within COP here Convention on Biological Diversity CBD The Convention came into effect in December 1993 Its aim is to preserve biological diversity use the components of biological diversity in a sustainable manner and to divide equally the benefits achieved through the use

    Original URL path: http://www.equalclimate.org/?module=Articles&action=Article.publicOpen&id=457 (2016-02-09)
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