REPORT: Integrating urban agriculture and forestry into climate change action plans
For cities to be sustainable, they need to simultaneously mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions and ensure adequate access to basic urban services such as water, food and energy to their growing populations. A new report from CDKN and RUAF Foundation looks at the cases of Sri Lanka and Argentina where urban adaptation plans have achieved numerous benefits.
POLICY BRIEF: Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives in Rwanda (FCFA)
Climate change and extreme weather are already taking a toll on Rwanda. The country suffers floods and landslides, and variable rainfall affects farming, causing soil erosion and droughts. Scientists predict future climate change that could make these problems worse. How should decision-makers respond? A new policy brief from the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) programme and CDKN explores some options.
Qué implica para Latinoamérica?
Este informe, ¿Qué implica para Latinoamérica? presenta las recomendaciones claves del Quinto Informe de Evaluación del IPCC, extrayendo datos específicos de América Latina, tendencias y análisis directamente del informe, resumiéndolos en un volumen breve para que sea accesible a todos los públicos.
2nd December 2014
COP20 pulsing with promise
In this blog, Pippa Heylings gives us a taste of the contagious 'Latin Effect' that is palpable for all delegates and participants as they arrive in Lima for COP20 – that lifts us all with a sense of promise.