In May 2012 the Liechtenstein Government adopted the Energy Strategy 2020. Its aim is to reduce Liechtenstein's energy consumption as well as the CO2 emissions both by 20% by 2020 and to increase the share of sustainable energy from currently 8% to 20% by 2020.
Many local governments are responsible for sectors that deal with the practicalities of climate change adaptation – investing in and maintaining basic infrastructure, enforcing zoning laws, and managing disaster risk. In many developing countries, local governments lack the fiscal space to invest in ‘climate-proofing’ existing infrastructure or to undertake other forward-looking investments that help build resilience. Most resources come earmarked from central government for recurring expenditures, leaving little for capital investment. LoCAL is the UNCDF facility for investment in local level...[more]