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FEATURE: Promoting more inclusive, less carbon-intensive meetings

Lucia Scodanibbio of CDKN investigates a particular model of virtual meeting that can involve more participants than usual – as well as saving on travel emissions. [more]…

WEBINAR: What Latin America needs to know about the latest IPCC findings

In late April 2020, lead authors from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change gathered virtually to discuss the mitigation of climate change. They held an open event on 30 April, to reach out to the public and discuss their findings. Access the recordings here. [more]…

OPINION: Science and policy at a crossroads - Insights from COVID-19 for tackling climate change

Estelle Rouhaud explores what the climate change community can learn from the relationship between science and policy in the Covid-19 crisis. [more]…

FEATURE: Conferencing online – We could get used to this

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced conferences to go online, writes CDKN's Mairi Dupar. Conference organisers are learning fast how to make a success of this. They are showing how virtual conferencing could easily become the norm, for climate reasons, even when lockdown restrictions ease. [more]…

FEATURE: Why reflect? Because it opens the door to rich learning on climate action

Lucia Scodanibbio describes CDKN's recent efforts to learn with its partners in Namibia about effective 'climate knowledge brokering', a concept explained further in this blog. With contributions from Margaret Angula, Amanda April, Emma Baker, Ester Nangolo, Bernadette Shalumbu and Cecil Togarepi. [more]…

FEATURE: Climate is on the menu in East Africa

Weather and climate information provided by national meteorological services across East Africa can at times be technical and difficult for non-experts to understand. That’s why a partnership across the region has come up with an ingenious solution: Climate Cafés. [more]…

NEWS: Participate in a Wikipedia edit-a-thon at Adaptation Futures

Are you attending Adaptation Futures 2020? Do you want to learn how to edit Wikipedia and contribute climate research and information to the world’s largest online encyclopaedia? Apply to be part of a 1-day edit-a-thon in New Delhi on 1 May 2020. [more]…

Producers from Bukedde and Star FM in Uganda prepare to interview fishermen during a fishing expedition on Lake Victoria

NEWS: Connecting scientists and journalists to create engaging vital weather information

Two new videos from the Weather Wise project show how climate scientists are working with journalists in Uganda to provide farmers and fishermen with appropriate information in an accessible format to help them adapt to changing weather patterns. [more]…

NEWS: New CDKN video on Africa’s first Wikipedia edit-a-thon on climate change

CDKN - with Future Climate for Africa - has launched a video on Africa’s first Wikipedia edit-a-thon on climate change held in Cape Town in August this year. [more]…

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

CDKN unpacks the IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land with this new edition: 'What's in it for Latin America?' [more]…

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