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WORKING PAPER: Emerging technologies - new opportunities for climate compatible development

A Fourth Industrial Revolution is underway, characterised by emerging and exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and the Internet of Things. The paper's authors consider if these technologies could help developing countries toward achieving their Paris Agreement climate commitments. [more]…

Courting catastrophe? Humanitarian policy and practice in a changing climate

This IDS Bulletin is a call for increasing engagement between humanitarian aid and adaptation interventions to support deliberate transformation of development pathways. Contributors argue that humanitarian interventions offer opportunities for a common agenda to drive transformational adaptation. [more]…

WORKING PAPER: UK trade policy and climate change - maximising commercial, climate and development outcomes

This working paper assesses the challenges and opportunities between UK trade policy and climate commitments. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Addressing policy challenges from Chennai’s 2015 extreme rainfall event

This policy brief identifies the key causes of Chennai's 2015 extreme rainfall and gives recommendations for building urban resilience in the area. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Climate attribution science - a useful tool to plan for extreme heat events

This policy brief identifies how climate attribution science can help to mitigate future extreme heat events and address the needs of those most affected. [more]…

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Climate interventions in relation to conflict and cooperation

Conflict and cooperation are complex concepts and are not two ends of a continuum; they are related and neither can be considered entirely “good” or “bad”. This brief considers the dynamics of conflict and makes recommendations for conflict-sensitive approaches in decision-making and for planning, implementing or developing research programmes.

Political economy of planned relocation: A model of action and inaction in government responses

This paper develops a conceptual model explaining of government action or inaction on planned relocation of vulnerable populations and reports on new data on perceptions of policy-makers and planners on decisions to invest in planned relocation in the Sundarbans of India.

Community-based adaptive learning in the management of Conflicts and Natural Resources

Dr Parvin Sultana (CCMCC project leader) and Paul Thompson discuss the approach taken with communities in Bangladesh and Nepal in finding pathways to cooperate over the management of natural resources.

Should resilience-building projects (always) be socially acceptable?

This paper draws on development and humanitarian literature, and the lived experiences of 19 researchers and practitioners to discuss the question, should resilience-building programmes be sensitive to social norms when cultural practices might undermine resilience outcomes?

Peri-urban areas and water stress - a forgotten agenda

Dr Dik Roth (CCMCC project leader) discusses the importance of bringing peri-urban needs and dynamics to the agenda.

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