CDKN has launched a new guide which unpacks the Special Report for decision-makers in Africa: 'The IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land: What's in it for Africa?' [more...]
The IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land for decision-makers in South Asia - with all the headline findings they need to know about the interaction of climate change and land and the impact on societies and ecosystems. [more...]
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...]
GUIDE: The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for South Asia?
The condition of the oceans and the cryosphere (frozen parts of the Earth) affect our lives - as described in the IPCC's recent Special Report. This 'explainer' guide from CDKN pulls out key messages and graphics of relevance to everyone in South Asia's diverse landscapes. [more...]
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From an initial slow start, China grew to dominate the market for carbon credits from the Clean Development Mechanism. This CDKN 'Inside Story' explores China's lessons from the experience, and how China is likely to apply these lessons to a future domestic scheme. [more]…
The story of the Chinese wind power industry is remarkable. From a small number of demonstration projects at the beginning of the century, the Chinese wind power market has grown to become the world’s largest. [more]…
Geoff Barnard of Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) speaks with Edith Ni, Director of Green Earth Volunteers, a China based NGO of journalists that advocate for environmental protection and civil society. [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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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 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.