Following the IPCC AR5 outreach events, which included the training of journalists, CDKN Africa’s Claire Mathieson argues that the media has an ethical obligation to report on climate change wherever possible – even in ‘unrelated’ stories.
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Insights from the front line of disaster risk: Aditya V. Bahadur, Amy Kirbyshire, Kashmala Kakakhel and Mihir Bhat present ten key recommendations from South Asian experts on the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. [more...]
Tony de Brum, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Pa Ousman Jarju, Minister of Environment, Climate Change, Water Resources, Parks & Wildlife of the Gambia, call for climate leadership from the G20 in this special editorial, released on the eve of the G20 Summit in Australia. [more...]
The Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) programme aims to improve the use of climate science in Africa - what has the team learned so far? This Special Edition of 'Climate and Development Outlook' on African climate science shares some early lessons. [more...]
OPINION: A Step Forward? Assessing the Zero Draft of the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
Experts at the Overseas Development Institute and CDKN analyse the draft text of the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and make suggestions for improvement. [more...]
Mairi Dupar of CDKN reports from the Chatham House Climate Change Conference where there was a buoyant mood about the speed of some low-carbon developments, and a gritty sense of realism about the power politics involved in moving to a low-carbon economy. [more...]