Accessibility links

Stories

In 2020, countries have the opportunity to take more ambitious action on climate change by updating their climate plans (Nationally Determined Contributions or NDCs) under the Paris Agreement. A new guidance paper by WWF US provides recommendations on how countries can integrate nature-based solutions in these national climate plans. [more...]

Stories

Filter by Theme(s)

Country(-ies)

Showing 1-10 of 588 stories

FEATURE: Nepali town embraces diverse water supply strategies to spread risk, buffer shocks

The town of Bidur, Nepal demonstrates how small- and large-scale water schemes can complement each other and spread the risks of disruption to water supply. A diversified approach creates resilience to external shocks, whether it's earthquake or climate change. [more]…

FEATURE: India's grandmothers harvest new social status from climate-smart farming

As they learn techniques to help them get a harvest even in the face of climate pressures, rural women are winning new respect and clout. Training in climate-smart agriculture is empowering women. Roli Srivastava reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Bangladesh's Delta Plan 2100 offers major opportunity for climate compatible development

Millions of livelihoods in Bangladesh’s vast delta region are at risk from climate change impacts this century: the Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 aims to tackle these risks head on and turn them into opportunities for the region’s people. Jubaer Rashid of CDKN Asia describes the multi-institutional effort involved to bring the plan to reality. [more]…

FEATURE: RURBAN solution might be the answer for India's water management

A new platform and set of tools developed by ICLEI-South Asia called ‘RURBAN Platform’ seeks to help city managers work in a more collaborative and ‘climate-smart’ way. [more]…

NEWS: What's in the IPCC's Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere for South Asia? New CDKN guide

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]…

FEATURE: Benefits of a circular economy - A view from Nepal

The circular economy is an alternative to the linear economic model which ends in product disposal. This is why it is gaining much attention globally and is widely popular among businesses – report Kaustuv Raj Neupane and Rachana Upadhyaya [more]…

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

CDKN has launched a new publication which unpacks 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]…

FEATURE: Towards sustainable waste management – Experience from Udaipur, India

Poor solid waste management can drive up greenhouse gas emissions such as methane; while poor waste disposal practices can clog waterways, which worsens flooding during periods of intense rain. ICLEI is helping Indian municipalities to manage waste better. – together with creating cleaner, healthier, more liveable cities. Ritu Thakur reports. [more]…

FEATURE: IPCC predicts a grim future for our oceans and frozen lands – but we can still limit the damage

Smita Chakravarty reviews the latest IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere and puts it into Indian context. [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]…

Page 1 of 591 2 3 57 58 59