CDKN presents a webinar to share lessons learned from the planning experiences of building the resilience of cities in Ghana and Mozambique. A second webinar will examine building resilience to heat-related health risks in Ahmedabad, India. The webinars will take place on 23 January and 3 February respectively. [more...]
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Undertaking an economic impact of climate change on key sectors is Uganda's first step in making the case for more climate-resilient investments - domestically and internationally. Mairi Dupar, CDKN's Global Public Affairs Coordinator, reports on progress to date. [more...]
Madurai City in Tamil Nadu, India has identified an integrated set of actions to tackle current and future development and climate risks facing infrastructure in the city. [more...]
CDKN is reviewing its publications, films and website. Please take a few minutes to tell us your views - and request a complimentary CDKN publications pack as our thanks to you. [more...]
We’re going to hear a lot more in coming months about INDCs, Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, says CDKN's Executive Chairman Simon Maxwell. INDCs are the country pledges that will form the basis of negotiation in the run-up to the UNFCCC's twenty-first Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris in 2015. [more...]
OPINION: Developing countries secure some last minute concessions in Lima; but can a deal without ambition really be fair?
The UNFCCC Conference of the Parties in Lima, Peru leaves us wondering if global ambition to tackle climate change will ever be high enough to avoid many of the catastrophic impacts of a changing climate. If the UNFCCC is to deliver this, then 2015 will need to be an exceptionally productive year. CDKN’s Sam Bickersteth, Kiran Sura and Chris Webb report. [more...]