Resources

Relevant Publications

  • Technical Series No. 10 – Interlinkages between Biological Diversity and Climate Change - Advice on the integration of biodiversity considerations into the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol (2003)

  • Technical Series No. 25 - Guidance for Promoting Synergy among Activities Addressing Biological Diversity, Desertification, Land Degradation and Climate Change (2006)

  • Technical Series No. 41 - Connecting Biodiversity and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Report of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change (2009)

  • The Key Messages of the Report of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change are available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Japanese.

  • Technical Series No. 42 - Review of the Literature on the Links between Biodiversity and Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation (2009)

  • Technical Series No. 43 - Forest Resilience, Biodiversity, and Climate Change. A synthesis of the biodiversity/resilience/stability relationship in forest ecosystems (2009)

  • Technical Series No. 45 - Scientific Synthesis of the Impacts of Ocean Fertilization on Marine Biodiversity (2009)

  • Technical Series No. 46 - Scientific Synthesis of the Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Marine Biodiversity (2009)

  • Technical Series No. 66 - Geoengineering in Relation to the Convention on Biological Diversity: Technical and Regulatory Matters (2012)

  • Technical Series No. 84 - Update on climate geoengineering in relation to the Convention on Biological Diversity: Potential impacts and regulatory framework (2016)

  • Technical Series No. 85 - Synthesis report on experiences with ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction (2016)

  • Technical Series No. 85 - Technical Series No. 85: Main findings and key messages (2016)

  • Technical Series No. 86 - Managing ecosystems in the context of climate change mitigation: A review of current knowledge and recommendations to support ecosystem-based mitigation actions that look beyond terrestrial forests (2016)

  • Technical Series No. 93 - Voluntary guidelines for the design and effective implementation of ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and supplementary information (2019)

  • Primer for policymakers and voluntary guidelines - Part 1 and 2 of CBD Technical Series No.93

  • Outreach into sectors: Integrating ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction - Part 3 of CBD Technical Series No.93

Other

  • Relationships between the Aichi Targets and Land-Based Climate Mitigation

  • Report and key messages from the Workshop on Biodiversity and Climate Change: Integrated Science for Coherent Policy, held on 18 October 2018 - Paris, France, organized by the CBD Secretariat in cooperation with the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as well as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

  • CBD/SBSTTA/23/3 and CBD/SBSTTA/23/INF/1: Review of new scientific and technical information on biodiversity and climate change and potential implications for the work of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Brochures

Rio Conventions Joint Publications

Databases

  • The Climate Change Adaptation Database gathers information and tools for the integration of biodiversity within adaptation planning from a number of relevant partners. Its purpose is to support Parties as they continue to integrate climate change impacts and response activities through their implementation of the CBD.

  • The UNFCCC Local Coping Strategies Database section on natural resource management