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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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EVENT: Development and Climate Days 2014 at COP20

Join us at COP20 in Lima for two days of debate and dialogue, focused on bringing 'Zero Poverty, Zero Emissions, Within a Generation' within reach. We are in partnership with the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the Overseas Development Institute for this highly participatory event. [more...]

During a storm and the high spring tides the sea has broken through a sandbank and sea wall put in place unsuccessfully to protect the nearby village from flooding during the storm

EVENT: Island climate leadership – Driving clean energy transformation

An event organised by CDKN and Independent Diplomat in the run-up to the United Nations' Secretary General's Climate Summit in September will showcase examples of Small Island Developing States (SIDS)’ climate leadership in deploying renewable energy, reducing emissions, and enhancing energy security. We aim to demonstrate the significant economic opportunities and other co-benefits of making the transition from fossil fuels to clean, green energy. [more...]