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On 10th November 2021, the Resilience Hub at COP26 hosted a side event to showcase three major, global initiatives that seek to ensure that action to enhance adaptation and resilience stem from a foundation of research, knowledge and learning: CDKN, the Resilience Knowledge Coalition and the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA). Corina Angheloiu from the Global Resilience Partnership reports. [more...]

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FEATURE: Why we need farming and forests in our cities

In the wake of the catastrophic damage inflicted on cities by Hurricane Sandy and other recent extreme weather events, Ir. Henk de Zeeuw, Senior Advisor, International Network of Resource centres on Urban Agriculture and Food security (RUAF Foundation) calls for increased urban forestry and agriculture to increase cities’ resilience to climate change. [more]…

OPINION: We are causing our crazy weather - so now what?

CDKN's Tom Mitchell explores the implications recent improvements in climate modelling which have allowed scientists to tie weather events to climate change. [more]…

FEATURE: How Nepal's mountain dwellers are adapting to climate change

Nepali journalist Saroj Dhakal interviews British Council Climate Champion, Saurav Dhakal on his experience of completing the Great Himalayan Trail and what he thinks is needed to promote climate compatible development in the region. [more]…

OPINION: Recognising the human element in extreme climate events

Steven Price reports from the IPCC SREX meeting in Brazil on why we need to change our mindset about how best to manage “natural” disasters [more]…

FEATURE: Planning ahead is a complex science

The confounding planning agenda facing Cartagena and government authorities shows how legal and institutional factors can complicate adaptation planning, as Steven Price reports [more]…

FEATURE: Presentation of the "Guidelines for Adaptation to Climate Change in Cartagena de Indias"

The “Guidelines for Adaptation to Climate Change in Cartagena de Indias” provides decision makers and civil society actors with adaptation planning tools to set Cartagena on a path toward addressing its vulnerabilities to climate change while offering an opportunity to strengthen its competitiveness [more]…

FEATURE: “Resilient Cities Action Lab” - a melting pot for collaboration among Latin America urban leaders

In early June 2012, more than 40 Latin American leaders from the public sector, business and civil society gathered in the mountains outside Rio de Janeiro to discuss and create new cross-sector partnerships on urban resilience to climate change. [more]…

FEATURE: Resources and opinion from Rio+20

All the videos, opinion and resources from CDKN's participation in the Rio+20 conference in Brazil. [more]…

NEWS: CDKN in Rio - learn about our events, publications and partnership activities

Join CDKN at its events in Rio or watch us online - and get involved with some of our partnership activities. [more]…

EVENT: CDKN in Rio - learn about our events, publications and partnership activities

Join CDKN at its events in Rio or watch us online - and get involved with some of our partnership activities. [more]…

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