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FEATURE: Climate vulnerability assessment – CDKN’s experience in Uttarakhand

Climate vulnerability assessments should be the cornerstone of adaptation action and can play a key role in India's State Action Plans on Climate Change, says CDKN Programme Manager Aditi Paul. Here, she reports how CDKN is supporting the Uttarakhand State Government to do a vulnerability assessment - that can generate action to save lives and livelihoods. [more...]

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INSIDE STORY: Assessing carbon and water footprints in Andean cities

The capital cities of Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru are vulnerable to climate change, partly due to their dependence on water from retreating Andean glaciers. This comparative Inside Story by Miguel Rodríguez Tejerina of Servicios Ambientales highlights the challenges, enabling factors, lessons learned and implications for climate compatible development - as illustrated by a project to assess the cities’ carbon and water footprints. [more...]

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