The Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP) facilitates peer learning, technical cooperation and information exchange to support the formation and implementation of low emission development strategies.
“Island voices, global choices”
Kiran Sura, CDKN’s Head of Advocacy Fund, outlines the objectives and major climate and sustainability debates at the Third United Nations Conference for Small Island Developing States
The Pacific Island nations, consisting of many low-lying islands or areas with large population and infrastructure concentrations in the coastal zone, are at risk of climate-related disasters such as extreme weather events and sea-level rise. As many Pacific Island nations rely on their natural capital, the impact of climate-related disasters on their ecosystems and actions taken to mitigate climate risks are critical to the on-going resilience of their populations.
SRREN recommendations - challenges for Asian countries
The IPCC's Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN) resonates with the aspirations of many developing countries in Asia. But one thing's for certain: every Asian country will have its own distinct approach to taking up the recommendations.