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...]
NEWS: New research shows that tackling climate change is critical for achieving Sustainable Development Goals
New research by HR Wallingford, Metroeconomica and CDKN shows that a high-ambition global climate agreement will be essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals [more...]
Claire Bernard of the Planning Institute of Jamica (PIOJ) provides insights into how Jamaican institutions have prepared to receive and manage international climate finance and what their experience can offer others. [more...]
This Special Edition of Climate and Development Outlook highlights leading-edge initiatives in the Caribbean region to design and use decision support tools for climate-resilient development and to research and apply climate solutions. [more]…
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Jamaica faces increased flooding as a result of climate change. Jamaica's development planners can take climate-smart actions - as this new 'Inside Story on Climate Compatible Development' describes. [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.