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FEATURE: Transformational change in climate policy, triumph or travesty?

'Clearly climate policies need to be wide- and far-reaching. Combine this with how much action is needed to prevent the most serious impacts of climate change (irrespective of whether we reach two or three degrees above pre-industrial levels), and the ... [more]…

REPORT: Play the fossil fuel subsidies game

Did you know that over half a trillion dollars is spent on subsiding fossil-fuels every year? A new report by the Overseas Development Institute shows how the rules of the game are biased in favour of dirty energy. Here’s a game to help you find out more. To start, pick a number...

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FEATURE: Putting resilience thinking into practice, lessons from World Vision

'Building resilience is about helping communities live with uncertainty. It means that investments to help communities deal with external shocks – whether before or after the event – are durable.

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FEATURE: The post-2015 delivery of universal and sustainable access to infrastructure services

This paper considers what will be necessary to achieve goals for universal and sustainable access to infrastructure, specifically water, energy and transport. [more]…

NEWS: UN Economic Commission for Europe 4th workshop on adaptation to climate change in transboundary basins

This multi-stakeholder UN workshop explored adaptation to climate change in transboundary river basins around the world. Julian Doczi, Research Officer in ODI's Water Policy Programme, delivered a presentation introducing the concept of 'tools' for cli... [more]…

FEATURE: Green growth, time to stop ducking the trade-offs and difficult decisions

'The development community really needs to get its collective head around the issues, and come up with approaches that don’t duck the trade-offs and difficult decisions that policy-makers in the developing world face every day, but rather help to measure and inform them.'

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FEATURE: Climate change mitigation policies opportunities and challenges for exporters from low-income countries

This paper explores the potential new trade opportunities and challenges that climate change mitigation policies adopted primarily in developed countries may create for exporters in Low Income Countries. [more]…

FEATURE: Climate change mitigation policies opportunities and challenges for exporters from low-income countries

This paper explores the potential new trade opportunities and challenges that climate change mitigation policies adopted primarily in developed countries may create for exporters in Low Income Countries. [more]…

FEATURE: Germany’s private climate finance support, mobilising private sector engagement in climate compatible development

This ODI Background Note looks at interventions by German actors to mobilise private sector climate finance support. [more]…

FEATURE: Groundwater resources in the Indo-Gangetic basin

The overall objective of this work is to provide an authoritative overview of the occurrence and status of groundwater resources in the Indo-Gangetic Basin (IGB) and to strengthen the evidence base linking groundwater, climate population and abstractio... [more]…

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