ICLEI and CDP have launched a collaboration to simplify the climate reporting process to better support subnational governments to take faster and further action. [more...]
Climate finance provides a major opportunity to invest in more resilient water systems. However, climate financiers need a more holistic view of water management than they have demonstrated so far. Partnership with experienced water sector professionals in countries could provide the missing piece of the puzzle. [more...]
Grahame Madge of the UK Met Office reports on new directions in climate science that will support policy and planning everywhere. The emergence of near-term climate predictions will especially benefit developing countries facing many climate stresses and vulnerabilities. [more...]
A major research project has tailored climate change information for the use of parliamentarians in Pakistan – enabling them to apply new knowledge to some of the country’s pressing social and environmental challenges. Samavia Batool and Abid Suleri report. [more...]
The Coalition for Rainforest Nations (CfRN) and CDKN present their joint initiative: the Reporting for Results-based REDD+ project, a three-year project to build capacity for measuring reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and enhancement of carbon stocks in agriculture, forest and other land use in 21 tropical and subtropical forest countries. [more]…
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WORKING PAPER: Building trust in forest carbon payments: Learning from the world of financial accounting
This paper argues that REDD+ actors can learn from financial accounting, which has played a key role in maintaining investors’ confidence in mainstream capital markets. The authors recommend how accounting of REDD+ impacts can evolve to build greater trust. [more]…
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Theatre is a powerful tool for sharing perspectives, breaking down barriers, and fostering co-creation of ideas. This film shows a 'Theatre of the Oppressed' performance, scripted by Oxfam's Daniel Morchain, at the global conference Adaptation Futures 2018.
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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 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. [more...]
Phase II of the Sub-national Learning Programme on climate compatible development presents an excellent opportunity to build on and enhance the learning achieved in the first phase of the CDKN and ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability) partnership. [more...]
This project aimed to improve access to climate knowledge for developing country stakeholders by helping build the capacity of climate knowledge brokers. [more...]