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FEATURE: The potential of local climate innovation in Latin America

An action research programme in Latin America has proven the potential of community-led innovation to build resilience to climate change - and shows how much could be achieved at scale, with the right external support. CDKN's Latin America team reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Climate action in Chile - Towards multi-level governance

With ecosystems that range from the world’s driest desert to the ice fields of Patagonia, Chile is truly a climate laboratory: one that faces a multitude of threats across its 16 diverse regions. The country has high ambitions for climate action - multi-level governance systems will help Chile achieve its goals. [more]…

FEATURE: Empowerment of women and girls could transform Latin America’s climate resilience

An action research programme in Latin America has provided further evidence that women and girls are on the frontlines of climate change impacts in the region. The research findings demand new ways of lateral thinking to tackle discrimination and empower women to lead more secure, productive lives. [more]…

OPINION: The IPCC’s 1.5°C Report - What are the implications for development choices in Latin America?

Maria Jose Pacha, CDKN's Knowledge Manager for Latin America, says that the IPCC's Special Report on 1.5°C of global warming implies far more integrated public policy-making in Latin America - which takes account of food, energy, water and climate securities at once. [more]…

FILM: Achieving a resilient future

In a new film released this week, decision-makers from around the world describe how they are creating sustainable jobs and economic growth by embracing low emission development. [more]…

FEATURE: Water security in a changing climate - Prospects in the Peruvian Amazon

Researchers from the Climate Resilient Cities in Latin America initiative have worked with local communities and government to reveal how water resources will run short in a sub-basin of the Amazon River – and how reforesting and protecting the land can provide long-term solutions. [more]…

FEATURE: Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay join to increase resilience of tri-border region

The 'Triangle City Cooperation' project - part of the Climate Resilient Cities in Latin America initiative - has not only furnished evidence and solutions to combat climate vulnerability in the tri-border area of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. It has also catalysed new forms of tri-border cooperation among the countries, to build their collective climate resilience. [more]…

FEATURE: How can we achieve equitable water, energy and food resource governance in urban-Amazon landscapes?

Authors from the Global Canopy Project explore water-energy-food security in the Cumbaza watershed in Peru - which they have investigated as part of the Climate Resilient Cities in Latin America initiative. [more]…

OPINION: Reflections on achieving climate resilience in Latin American cities

María José Pacha, Ebru Gencer and Manuel Winograd share climate resilience insights from Latin American cities on the frontlines of climate change impacts. [more]…

OPINION: Reflections on PlanCC and the future of climate compatible development in Peru

Mireya Villacis reflects on CDKN's long involvement in supporting Peru to develop and articulate national climate plans - and figure out how to achieve them, and she surveys the future prospects for climate compatible development in the country. [more]…

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