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OPINION: The IPCC’s 1.5°C Report: increasing risk of heatwaves in African cities

Suzanne Carter, CDKN Country Engagement Coordinator, highlights why we need to start seriously considering the risk of extreme heat in African cities, following the release of the IPCC’s Special Report on 1.5°C. [more]…

FEATURE: A Financing Framework for Resilient Growth - What it means for Pakistan

Marwah Maqbool Malik of Oxford Policy Management introduces the Financing Framework for Resilient Growth and some lessons learned from its application in Pakistan. [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]…

OPINION: Politics, poverty and climate change: stories from Cape Town’s ‘Day Zero’

Leo Roberts from the Overseas Development Institute unpacks how Cape Town’s people and politicians are responding to the city’s worst-ever drought and the threat of ‘Day Zero’: when most taps will run dry. [more]…

OPINION: The world loses its greatest climate warrior

As tributes continue to pour in from around the world in appreciation of the work of Ambassador Tony de Brum, the Marshallese statesman, Sam Bickersteth and Kiran Sura reflect on the life of CDKN’s deeply valued partner. [more]…

FEATURE: Five lessons for communicating climate risk

We share five lessons on communicating climate risk from our work with local scientists, media, policy-makers and practitioners in India, Kenya and Ethiopia through the Raising Risk Awareness (RRA) project [more]…

FEATURE: Droughts in East Africa: some headway in unpacking what’s causing them

Friederike Otto and Maarten van Aalst of the Raising Risk Awareness initiative explain the science around uncovering whether the recent drought in East Africa has been impacted by the presence of human-induced climate change. [more]…

OPINION: No fruit – but maybe a path forward

Laurie Goering of the Thomson Reuters Foundation suggests that action on climate change is still lagging – but solving problems other people want solved could help. [more]…

OPINION: Bringing climate-related reporting in from the cold

Jon Williams, a member of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, reflects on the task force's recommendations on how companies should disclose metrics and targets related to climate change. [more]…

FEATURE: Making climate compatible development happen

Fiona Nunan draws out key lessons from her edited book 'Making Climate Compatible Development Happen', published with Routledge and the Climate and Development Knowledge Network. [more]…

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