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July newsletter – Focus on climate vulnerability

Video: Climate Vulnerable Forum
Members of the Climate Vulnerable Forum, which is supported by CDKN, held a public event in Rio in June. Watch the video to find out more about climate vulnerable countries’ challenges, and priorities for action.

Urban resilience to climate change

In early June 2012, more than 40 Latin American leaders from the public sector, business and civil society gathered in the mountains outside Rio de Janerio to discuss and create new cross-sector partnerships on urban resilience to climate change.

Bold approach to climate adaptation in rural Uganda
The CDKN-supported Action for Climate Change Resilience in Africa (ACCRA) project has carried out research to help Bundibugyo District, Uganda to manage climate variability and disasters at community level. Find out how ACCRA are providing support to attract government funding and put Bundibugyo on the map.

The way forward for renewable energy in Central America
CDKN and the Energy and Environment Partnership with Central America (EEP) are supporting this research and advisory project, carried out by Worldwatch Institute and INCAE Business School, to map how Central American countries can transition to a sustainable energy future. The partners invite you to join a new online forum to share your renewable energy expertise and contribute ideas to two forthcoming stakeholder workshops on the topic.

CDKN opportunities

Invitations to tender:

International Air Passenger Adaptation Levy research and development on behalf of the LDC Group

Developing a risk insurance framework for disaster prone communities in Pakistan

CDKN publications

Inside Story –
Mainstreaming climate resilience into government – the Philippines Climate Change Act

News in climate compatible development

CDKN-backed Southern journalists spread the word about climate change

Anguilla moves towards cleaner energy

Parliamentarians bringing renewable energy to India

Fuel briquettes from ground nutshells

Coffee leaf rust – spreading to highland areas

CDKN en español

Políticas públicas sobre cambio climático y desarrollo en América Latina: ¿Cuál es su situación y calidad?

Expertos y representantes de gobierno sobre los resultados de Río+20

 

If you’re developing policies or programmes to integrate climate adaptation, mitigation and human development, CDKN wants to hear from you. Visit www.cdkn.org, or email enquiries@cdkn.org.