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The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) aims to help decision-makers in developing countries design and deliver climate compatible development.

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FILM: The ‘Cities Footprint Project’ – Urban impact

To tackle the triple challenges of climate change adaptation, mitigation and development, local leaders in the Latin American cities of Quito, La Paz and Lima measured their cities' carbon and water footprints and used the information to identify options for low-carbon, resilient development. A new film from CDKN documents this experience and the practical lessons learned - an inspiration for other city leaders in the Latin America region and beyond. [more...]

FILM: Plan CC – Tackling climate change in Peru

The Government of Peru has been leading a national process to map the sources of the country's greenhouse gas emissions and identify climate mitigation options that also tackle poverty. This new CDKN film documents the achievements of 'Plan CC' and may inspire other countries how to pursue climate and development objectives simultaneously. [more...]