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International climate negotiations

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In September 2011, the UK government announced the launch of an initiative to support developing countries in international climate talks. This is being managed by CDKN as the Climate Window of the Advocacy Fund. CDKN’s vision is that internation...

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Disaster risk management

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Climate change is already affecting the frequency and severity of heat waves, droughts, flooding events and storms in many parts of the world. Amplified by increasing levels of exposure and persistent vulnerability, the increasing hazard risk is result...

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Climate finance

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Developing countries need an estimated US$100 billion per year in climate finance by 2020 to adapt to the negative effects of climate change and help them shift toward low-carbon development paths. Although this target was agreed by the international c...

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Policy and planning

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Developing countries range from large, rapidly-growing economies such as China, India and Brazil to small, very low-emitting economies. For the first of these, embracing climate compatible development means adapting to climate change and improving huma...

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