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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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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...]

The Status of Climate Finance at COP20

FEATURE: CDKN at COP20, Week two

CDKN staff will be hosting a display stand and organising multiple side events at COP20 in Lima, Peru from 1 – 12 December 2014. Follow updates from our staff on the CDKN live blog. [more...]

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