The Low Emission Development Global Partnership (LEDS GP) creates opportunities for professionals to exchange experience on practical aspects of low emission development. Members of our network say they value these platforms for skills exchange and learning – whether it is in person, or increasingly through ‘virtual’ meetings and conversations. Join a technical 'community of practice' today! [more...]
Ari Huhtala, CDKN’s Director of Policy and Programmes (Climate and Environment), assesses China’s energy outlook at the 3rd Low Carbon Earth Summit in Xi’an [more...]
Rob Bailey of Chatham House reports on how Ethiopia is partnering with China and the EU to develop Low Carbon Zones designed to spur low carbon investment and establish hubs for innovation and technology transfer. [more...]
What do Kenya, Pakistan and Peru have in common? At first glance, the countries appear very different - but at a learning event convened by CDKN at UNFCCC CoP18 in Doha, it was revealed that they share remarkably similar goals and challenges around integrating climate change and development. [more...]
From an initial slow start, China grew to dominate the market for carbon credits from the Clean Development Mechanism. This CDKN 'Inside Story' explores China's lessons from the experience, and how China is likely to apply these lessons to a future domestic scheme. [more]…
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The story of the Chinese wind power industry is remarkable. From a small number of demonstration projects at the beginning of the century, the Chinese wind power market has grown to become the world’s largest. [more]…
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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.