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The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC will take place from 1-12 November 2021, in Glasgow, UK. CDKN will be participating at a number of events, at our virtual exhibition stand, and as part of the COP Resilience Hub. [more...]

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FEATURE: Financial pathways to climate-resilient housing

40% of the world is projected to live in vulnerable housing by 2030. Elizabeth Hausler and Monica Schroeder from Build Change show how financing improvements to existing housing stock is one way to provide climate-resilient housing at the scale required. [more]…

NEWS: CDKN at Adaptation Futures

This week the sixth Adaptation Futures international conference takes place online. Read more about CDKN's sessions at the conference. [more]…

NEWS: COP Resilience Hub launched to advance action on adaptation and resilience at COP26 and beyond

The new COP Resilience Hub has been launched to advance action on adaptation and resilience at COP26 and beyond. CDKN is delighted to be supporting it, to promote the inclusion of diverse voices, and promote knowledge-into-action. [more]…

NEWS: Peruvian academics provide knowledge for climate action

Peruvian researchers have organised to communicate their findings to diverse audiences - about the impacts of climate change on Peru, and the potential of adaptation and mitigation solutions. CDKN's Sandra Isola reports. [more]…

FEATURE: What has CDKN been up to? Three years of weaving knowledge and action on climate change  

Since 2018, CDKN's ‘Knowledge Accelerator’ has grown our ‘knowledge-in-action’ services, as well as further cultivating climate leadership, learning and collaboration within and across developing countries. Here are some of the highlights. [more]…

NEWS: Voluntary Carbon Markets Global Dialogue seeks to hear from carbon credit suppliers

A team from Climate Focus, the Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID), SouthSouthNorth (SSN), Transforma, and Verra have kicked off a consultation with stakeholders in Latin America, Africa and Asia, on how the voluntary carbon market could work better for them. Discover how to participate in the Global Dialogue here.  [more]…

NEWS: Raising awareness on uncontrolled burning in Ecuador

A communications campaign to stamp out irresponsible fires in Ecuador, by the Arcoiris Ecological Foundation, was supported by a seed fund from CDKN and FFLA. [more]…

FEATURE: 'One river, all its water' - bringing climate and gender perspectives to water management in Patagonia

It's challenging to communicate scientific information clearly for use in public policy-making. A group of researchers from Argentina took up the task, and sought to introduce climate and gender concerns into management of the Chubut River basin in Patagonia, Argentina. CDKN’s María José Pacha reports. [more]…

FEATURE: Project insights on communicating about climate change in Latin America

It is not easy to communicate the effects of climate change to different audiences. This is further complicated by social, cultural, political and economic challenges. María José Pacha and Gabriela Villamarín of CDKN share lessons learned from five climate change communication projects supported by CDKN in Latin America. [more]…

NEWS: Latest version of CDKN's interactive training game explores climate risk in Latin America

This new edition of CDKN's 'Climate and Society Game' brings the interactive training exercise to Latin America. It uses a colourful cast of characters set in a fictional town of the Andes to explore questions about climate risks and responses. [more]…

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