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INSIDE STORY: Future Proofing of an Indian City – Lessons from Madurai

Future proofing is an innovative approach to strengthen the 'blue-green infrastructure' of cities to cope with urbanisation and climate change. A new ‘Inside Story on Climate Compatible Development’ from the DHAN Foundation explores how they engaged broad swathes of the community in Madurai, India, to begin future proofing the city. [more...]

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INSIDE STORY: Renewable energy solutions for Punjab’s industrial sector – Evaluating the NAMA approach in Sialkot City, Pakistan

Sialkot, Pakistan is a large manufacturing hub, in need of more energy supplies. CDKN and partners looked at the option of developing a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) to provide renewable energy to the city's industries. Michelle Bosquet and Juan Pablo Osornio explore how businesses and government got involved - and broader lessons from the experience. [more...]

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GUIDE: The politics of climate change at the city level – Insights from a comparative study of Buenos Aires, São Paulo and Mexico Ci...

This Guide summarises the findings of a CDKN-supported research project by the Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (FARN, Environment and Natural Resources Foundation), Argentina, into the politics of climate-related decision-making in three Latin American mega-cities: Buenos Aires, São Paulo and Mexico City. [more...]