To implement the Paris climate change agreement at the national level, countries will have to review existing governance frameworks and develop new rules and regulations. This may result in “top-dow [more...]
Solar energy is providing off-grid energy to households and enterprises across Ethiopia. A CDKN policy brief investigates how the Government of Ethiopia can achieve its goals to radically scale up solar power. [more...]
A recent CDKN study across the towns of Kombolcha and Mek’ele in Ethiopia, both of which host new industrial parks, investigated whether taking a corridor approach to urban-industrial development can support more sustainable patterns of urban growth. [more...]
The effectiveness of national energy policy will be decisive for achieving Paris Agreement objectives and the 2030 Agenda. A CDKN Working Paper assesses how Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana and Peru are aligning these goals. [more...]
WORKING PAPER: Working across scales - Learning from seven years of climate compatible development in Asia
A new report by John Colvin and Christina McDonagh for CDKN explores the value of stimulating climate compatible development initiatives at multiple levels of governance - drawing on seven years of work by CDKN in India, Indonesia, Nepal and Pakistan. [more]…
This flagship book draws from CDKN's experience of supporting climate-compatible development in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and provides practical recommendations on how to achieve low-carbon, climate-resilient development in low income and emerging economies. [more]…
This 'Climate and Development Outlook - India Special Edition' celebrates CDKN's partnership work in India to expand the evidence base and trial new innovations in climate compatible development, and foster knowledge management solutions with success stories from our seven-year journey. [more]…
Here are 10 findings to prove that gender-sensitive approaches lead to better climate and development outcomes – and how they do it. [more]…
This report explores the advantages and challenges of integrating gender dimensions into climate compatible development strategies in Kenya. [more]…
CDKN Partner Resources
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.
CCMCC’s researchers on gender-based findings and recommendations and why conflict related to climate change is not isolated from social dynamics.
Gender is one of many factors that influence how people are impacted by and respond to climate change. Age, gender, social status and culture all combine to affect vulnerability to climate change.
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.
Understanding vulnerability to climate change from a gendered perpective requires moving beyond numbers of men and women to unpacking relations of power, and inclusion and exclusion in decision-making.