EGT1 Task 3

1008 Words5 Pages
The targets for this goal are going to be very difficult to measure as climate change is constantly evolving and data will therefore never be specific. “Measuring resilience and adaptive capacity to climate hazards and natural disasters in all countries” is going to be more complex than just collecting the occurrences of these climatic events. Similarly, every government is capable of observing and collecting data on their progress when considering the implementation of measures in target 13.2 and of education programs and the organization of awareness campaigns in target 13.3. However, the difficulty of measuring these targets is that their assessment is based on subjectivity, except for their financial aspect. For example, when considering the efficiency of measures, individuals can…show more content…
However, this position implies that we have already past the threshold at which adaptation has become more important than mitigation. The targets could therefore have been ordered differently. Furthermore, the goal remains vague, as it can be open to different interpretations. For example, it should have been specified to whom the USD100 billion have to be distributed and by whom exactly as it is through further research that you are able to depict the difference of roles between countries. Moreover, researching and finding common data is very difficult as there are so many different agencies and fund design principles available such as private or public ones, types of financial instruments or various implementing entities (Sierra, 2011). However, the UNFCCC is said to be “the primary international, intergovernmental forum for negotiating global response” and it should therefore be its role to bring data together in order to make measurement analysis easier with more concentrated

More about EGT1 Task 3

Open Document