Accessibility links

Stories

Freetown, Sierra Leone, is taking the lead to grapple with extreme heat in this fast-expanding African city. This week Mayor Aki-Sawyerr will appoint a Chief Heat Officer, to protect the well-being of city residents. Kathy Baughman McLeod reports from the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center. [more...]

Stories

Filter by Theme(s)

Country(-ies)

Showing 1-10 of 45 stories

FEATURE: How to keep online learners engaged

Lucia Scodanibbio of CDKN interviews Matilda Rizopulos and colleagues at the Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation about best practices in transitioning learning online: with long term lessons for how we can limit carbon emissions. [more]…

FEATURE: Co-producing climate knowledge - Great in theory, but how about practice?

Estelle Rouhaud of the Future Climate for Africa's UMFULA project says that 'co-production' of climate knowledge sounds like a wonderful aspiration, but is far from easy to achieve in practice. [more]…

FEATURE: Moving forward with Uganda's national climate commitments

Joselyn Bigirwa, National Coordinator for ACCRA - the Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance, reports on how Uganda is planning to deliver its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). [more]…

FEATURE: CDKN - Reducing the environmental footprint of our publications

Mairi Dupar shares lessons from CDKN’s seven years of feedback from developing country audiences about how they use our publications. She charts CDKN’s constant search for the most environmentally sustainable choices. [more]…

OPINION: The New Urban Agenda - What's in it for developing cities?

The New Urban Agenda sets out priorities for achieving more sustainable cities and was adopted by governments at Habitat 3 in Quito. CDKN’s Mairi Dupar scrutinises the 24-page Agenda, assesses its relevance for climate action in cities and gives it only partial marks. Contributions by Ari Huhtala and Maria Jose Pacha, CDKN. [more]…

SURVEY: Tell us what you think of CDKN’s website and publications

We want to hear from you! CDKN is reviewing its publications, films and website, to ensure they are as useful as possible to developing country decision-makers. Share your opinions in a short online survey - and ask us for a complimentary pack of CDKN publications. [more]…

FEATURE: Lessons learned from developing a climate master’s programme

How did 23 academics from six universities across five countries develop a master's curriculum in climate change within twelve months? We look at the lessons learned from this ambitious task. [more]…

NEWS: CDKN and Ricardo Energy & Environment team up on NDC guidance

CDKN and Ricardo Energy & Environment are now developing a practical guidance for implementing Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), building on a previous collaboration - please share your thoughts with us. [more]…

FEATURE: A tale of three cities - Heat Action Plans across India

Anjali Jaiswal and Jessica Korsh of the Natural Resources Defence Council describe how Heat Action Plans they have devised with local governments, supported by CDKN, are being rolled out across the country as temperatures peak. [more]…

NEWS: Leading roles for women – Secret to effective climate action after Paris summit

CDKN launches its new report today on the role for gender equality in achieving climate goals - based on original research by Practical Action Consulting, with IDS and ODI, in India, Kenya and Peru. [more]…

Page 1 of 51 2 3 4 5