Recent global talks aimed at limiting hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the atmosphere show promise – but what else are countries doing to limit greenhouse gas emissions? Sam Bickersteth, CDKN’s Chief Executive, takes stock of developing countries’ progress on their national climate plans, the ‘Nationally Determined Contributions’. [more...]
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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...]
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...]
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...]
This new Inside Story looks at the Urban Low Emission Development Strategies project, which offers Bogor City an opportunity to integrate low-carbon strategies not just in the transport sector but in its local development plans, supporting the city’s vision of adopting sustainability to transform Bogor into a more liveable city. [more...]