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The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) aims to help decision-makers in developing countries design and deliver climate compatible development.

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FEATURE: Quito – a local government at work to achieve climate compatible urban development

Alice Reil, ICLEI European Secretariat, reports from a learning exchange organised by CDKN and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability in Quito, Ecuador in late July. The gathering kicked off a new learning endeavour among the organisations and their partners to understand the success factors for delivering and scaling up climate compatible development from the local level. [more...]

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OPINION: Islamic Climate Declaration could energise Muslim communities for shared cause

Muslim communities from around the world have issued the Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change in Istanbul this month. Fachruddin Majeri Mangunjaya, Vice Chairman of the Centre for Islamic Studies, Universitas Nasional, Indonesia and Mochamad Indrawan, CDKN’s Indonesia policy advisor, report on the significance of the declaration, including for Indonesia’s 203 million Muslims. [more...]

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EVENT: Knowledge for climate action – a manifesto for change

On 17th September, the Climate Knowledge Brokers Group will launch a 'Manifesto' to call for joined up action to meet the massive climate knowledge challenges ahead. The 'Manifesto' will set out key principles for how climate knowledge brokers can have greater impact and help turn knowledge into action. [more...]