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...[more]