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FEATURE: Can locally-led anticipatory action address climate impacts at scale?

There is considerable potential for more locally-led anticipatory action to prepare people for extreme weather and climate events and avoid loss and damage - reports Myriam Castaneda Solares of the START International network, from a COP26 Resilience Hub event.  [more]…

FEATURE: Enhancing affordability and sustainability of climate risk insurance through smart financing

The over 110 members of the InsuResilience Global Partnership are collaborating to scale up affordable and sustainable risk finance and insurance in climate-vulnerable countries, aiming to assist 500 million poor and vulnerable people by 2025. [more]…

FEATURE: Climate and disaster risk finance and insurance: what works and what doesn’t? A strategic Evidence Roadmap

Janek Toepper from the InsuResilience Global Partnership shares a new ambitious roadmap to enhance the reach and effectiveness of insurance and risk finance solutions for climate disasters. [more]…

FEATURE: What’s needed to accelerate coastal resilience around the world?

Sven Kramer of Van Oord calls for proactive coastal resilience adaptation planning, the integration of nature-based solutions and innovative financing in order to accelerate climate change adaptation in coastal areas around the world. [more]…

INSIDE STORY: Lessons from mainstreaming climate change in Namibia

This inside story recounts the lessons learned by researchers and practitioners in Namibia over seven years of implementing different research projects on climate adaptation and resilience. [more]…

NEWS: Share a short video to show your action on the climate and nature crisis 

If  you are aged 14 - 30 and taking action for a greener planet, here’s an opportunity to share your short video story with a global audience and a chance to showcase it at the global climate meeting, COP26 - says Nick Rance of Earthbeat. [more]…

NEWS: Peruvian academics provide knowledge for climate action

Peruvian researchers have organised to communicate their findings to diverse audiences - about the impacts of climate change on Peru, and the potential of adaptation and mitigation solutions. CDKN's Sandra Isola reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Namibia - Parliament as a vehicle for climate action

A team from the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia, the University of Namibia and Reos Partners were invited to translate climate knowledge into action. Here, they describe how they rose to the challenge - and trained Namibian Parliamentarians on the implications of 1.5 degrees of global warming. [more]…

PROJECT: Using Wikipedia to enhance global knowledge on climate change

CDKN has been working with FCFA and the Wikimedia Foundation to enhance the quality and accessibility of climate change information on the world's largest online encyclopaedia. [more]…

FEATURE: What has CDKN been up to? Three years of weaving knowledge and action on climate change  

Since 2018, CDKN's ‘Knowledge Accelerator’ has grown our ‘knowledge-in-action’ services, as well as further cultivating climate leadership, learning and collaboration within and across developing countries. Here are some of the highlights. [more]…

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