Yanina Paula Nemirovsky, Fundación Avina and Action LAC, describes how sharp socioeconomic inequalities in Buenos Aires, Argentina will worsen the suffering of urban inhabitants in the face of sea level rise and other climate change impacts. Public policies are urgently needed to address these issues. [more...]
NEWS: New CDKN guide on IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land for Latin American decision-makers
CDKN wraps its series of guides to the IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land with this new edition: 'What's in it for Latin America?' [more...]
Karen Price Rios, from CARE Peru, responds to the IPCC 'Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate' with insights on the effects of glacier melt in Peru. [more...]
Belén Desmaisón, from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, analyses water stress in Peru’s coastal towns with a focus on Lima, where 75% of the water supply comes from the Andean glaciers. These glaciers, as detailed in the IPCC Special Report on Oceans and the Cryosphere, are currently disappearing. [more...]
The city of Quito is a good example of how climate vulnerability information can feed into the policy cycle and be translated into meaningful actions on the ground. Now translated from its Spanish original, you can read this 'Inside Story on climate compatible development' in English. [more]…
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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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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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Dr Esteve Corbera (CCMCC researcher) discusses this statement in the context of the impacts REDD+ has had on developing countries at the policy and social levels.
The Mobilising Investment project in Peru is working with the Ministry of Environment to identify opportunities to mobilise private sector investment for projects in the waste sector. [more...]
The Mobilising Investment (MI) project for NDC implementation is a 3-year project focused on interventions within seven target countries: Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Kenya, Peru, Philippines and Vietnam, supported by the German government’s International Climate Initiative (IKI). [more...]
This action research project aims to identify and promote innovative solutions for climate compatible development in small and medium sized cities that are experiencing rapid growth – in order to ultimately improve the lives of the people who are most affected by climate change. [more...]
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...]