FEATURE: Postcards from Planet Under Pressure
The ‘Planet Under Pressure’ conference was billed as the world’s ‘largest gathering of experts on global environmental and social issues in advance of the UN Rio+20 Summit’. CDKN staff Mairi Dupar, Naomi Oates and Franziska Schwarz blog on what they found out.
Mairi Dupar, Global Public Affairs Coordinator, reports back on what we learned about climate compatible development at Planet Under Pressure.
The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network is a CDKN partner, working on developing and implementing practical actions to build resilience in a number of Asian cities: Research Assistant Franziska Schwarz considers some case studies (you can also read this blog from the ACCCRN project).
Naomi Oates, Research Assistant, asks salient questions of a session on food security and the role of the private sector in supporting adaptation and mitigation.
Image: Food security in rural Nepal, courtesy of Oxfam.