The latest edition of CDKN’s Climate and Development Outlook shines the spotlight on Peru, which holds the Presidency of the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP), and where CDKN has an established programme to support climate compatible development. [more...]
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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...]
Freshwater is under acute pressure from climate change in North Africa and the Caribbean, COP20 delegates heard on Wednesday. Experts from countries as diverse as Algeria and Belize urged visionary leadership from politicians to protect natural resources, reports CDKN's Mairi Dupar from Lima, Peru. [more...]
The Amazon region’s environmental problems may seem intractable. However, the Amazon Security coalition presents a new framing of the problems that could capture political attention, delegates hear at COP20 in Lima, Peru. [more...]