Kiran Sura, CDKN's Head of Advocacy Fund, is heartened by the signing ceremony for the Paris climate agreement in New York but says 'resting on our laurels is not an option'. [more...]
Tony de Brum, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Maria de Fátima Monteiro Jardim, Minister of Environment of Angola and Chair of the Least Developed Countries have issued this statement as the G20 meet in Antalya, Turkey. [more...]
Extreme weather events and tides have highlighted the acute vulnerability of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). CDKN received this report from the Office of Minister Tony de Brum of the RMI, who is calling for countries to turn the crisis into an opportunity for climate leadership. [more...]
In this edition of CDKN's quarterly Outlook newsletter, we highlight climate compatible development in Rwanda, Pakistan, Chile, Uganda and the Marshall Islands. [more]…
The United Nations Secretary’s High-Level Advisory Group on Climate Finance recently reported on ways to raise US$100 billion per year for climate change investment in developing countries by 2020. This summary highlights the report’s key implications for Asia. [more]…
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