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...]
Mark New and Brendon Bosworth describe how global warming of 1.5℃ and higher will mean even greater warming and damaging impacts for climate change 'hotspots' in the southern Africa region. [more...]
With increasing use of 'blended finance' approaches, public and private financiers are joining forces in the Southern African region to invest in climate change solutions. The increased willingness of public and private investors to work together is a portent of good things to come - report Blaise Dobson and Charlotte Ellis of SouthSouthNorth. [more...]
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REPORT: Engaging Farmers and Climatologists in Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change in the Okavango Delta of Botswana
The in-depth research paper, Engaging Farmers and Climatologists in Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change in the Okavango Delta of Botswana, specifically addresses the questions of how local farmers and weather scientists can work together in order to mitigate climate change and variability in the Okavango Delta of Botswana. [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.
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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.