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OPINION: The IPCC’s Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere - What it means for Africa's coastal cities

Kate Strachan, Professional Officer for Climate Change and Coastal Management at ICLEI Africa, reflects on what the IPCC’s latest Special Report means for Africa’s low-lying coastal cities. [more]…

OPINION: Submerging economies - What rising seas and melting ice mean for India

Indian policy-makers should rather consider 'submerging economies' as well as 'emerging economies' - by recognising the very significant risks posed to the country's growth and human development by climate change, says CDKN's Geeta Sandal. [more]…

NEWS: CDKN supports dialogue on IPCC science at this week's African Climate Risks Conference

CDKN will be exhibiting and organising side events at the African Climate Risks Conference from 7-9 October in Addis Ababa - with a focus on increasing understanding and dialogue around the IPCC's Special Reports on Climate Change and Land, and Oceans and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate. [more]…

NEWS: New CDKN guide unpacks IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land for African decision-makers

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]…

NEWS: New manual on co-producing African weather and climate services

A newly launched manual by WISER (Weather and Climate Information Services in Africa) and Future Climate for Africa supports producers of climate services to work more effectively with the users of their information – for more climate-resilient development. [more]…

OPINION: IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere shines a light on invisible damage caused by global warming

The IPCC's Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate has revealed how Earth's oceans and frozen and ice-covered lands have been 'taking the heat' of human-induced global warming, reports CDKN's Mairi Dupar. [more]…

NEWS: How to review IPCC Assessment Reports – webinars and guidance for climate experts

Climate experts from developing countries are invited to join a webinar series on reviewing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment Reports, facilitated by Future Climate for Africa and CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: Adaptation is about people

A team of adaptation and resilience experts share their insight on how climate change adaptation efforts should be focused where it counts: in a people-centred approach that prioritises the wellbeing of the most climate-vulnerable. Lucia Scodanibbio and Daniel Morchain and others from the ASSAR project. [more]…

FEATURE: Countries primed for fundraising to save forests

The Results-based Reporting for REDD+ project has worked with tropical countries across the world, to improve their data-gathering on forest cover and reporting to the United Nations. This has laid the groundwork for increased funding to protect and restore forest lands. The project couldn't have been more timely - as Matt Gilbert of PwC reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Results-based Reporting for REDD+, Lessons and challenges of a multi-country initiative

The Results-based Reporting for REDD+ project has supported many countries with their greenhouse gas inventories for agriculture, forestry and land use - which help get them ready to access REDD+ [more]…

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