This short film highlights the potential of mini-grids to address the energy challenges in rural Africa, while tackling the global challenge of climate change. [more...]
Kiran Sura, CDKN's Head of Advocacy Fund, is heartened by the signing ceremony for the Paris climate agreement in New York but says 'resting on our laurels is not an option'. [more...]
Tony de Brum, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Maria de Fátima Monteiro Jardim, Minister of Environment of Angola and Chair of the Least Developed Countries have issued this statement as the G20 meet in Antalya, Turkey. [more...]
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The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.
The dependence of the world’s poorest people on the environment and their contribution to its stewardship are often ‘hidden’ in public debates and decision-making processes. Trade-offs and any potential human costs must be understood and explicitly addressed. An environmental justice approach can help achieve this.