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FEATURE: Policy coherence for sustainable development in Africa

Watch the webinar presented by Future Climate for Africa programme experts in October 2018, about how African societies can achieve their climate resilience goals while also addressing the Sustainable Development Goals more broadly. [more]…

NEWS: Call for evidence on long-term adaptation to climate change

The Least Developed Countries Group is inviting submissions on effective long-term adaptation to climate change. The submissions will contribute to a major new initiative that seeks to develop a long-term vision for climate resilience up to 2050. [more]…

FEATURE: Why South Asia still has a long way to go in resilience planning

Bedoshruti Sadhukhan of CDKN Asia says many local and subnational governments in South Asia are missing opportunities to invest in climate-resilient development: a step-change is needed in awareness and action. [more]…

FEATURE: Local knowledge and the role of knowledge brokers in India

A new film depicts how a women's organisation in India's northeast provinces is helping local communities share and strengthen their knowledge for dealing with the impacts of climate change. [more]…

FEATURE: A great IPCC report, another week of talking about climate change, but where’s the policy cohesion?

Sam Bickersteth of CDKN reports from this month's Chatham House climate change conference, which tackled the tough implications of the IPCC's Special Report on 1.5°C of global warming. [more]…

WEBINAR: Greener industries for growing economies

The greening of industry is increasingly recognised as key to economic competitiveness and sustainable growth for both countries and businesses. Join this webinar with the Green Growth Knowledge Platform on Tuesday 30 October to find out how countries are getting ahead. [more]…

FEATURE: Empowerment of women and girls could transform Latin America’s climate resilience

An action research programme in Latin America has provided further evidence that women and girls are on the frontlines of climate change impacts in the region. The research findings demand new ways of lateral thinking to tackle discrimination and empower women to lead more secure, productive lives. [more]…

FEATURE: New evidence highlights heat stress in rural India

Heat-related deaths and illness are on the rise in India. With summertime highs hitting 45° Celsius in rural areas, urgent action is needed to protect vulnerable populations. Dipak Zade and Brendon Bosworth report. [more]…

FEATURE: Arid Niger a 'model for Africa' as desert blooms

Grappling with desert conditions, insurgency and decades of political instability, Niger has long struggled to feed its rapidly growing population. But experts say efforts to change that are bearing fruit - and may even be a model for the region. Thin Lei Win reports. [more]…

FEATURE: What does global average temperature increase of 1.5°C mean for coasts and deltas?

Marking the launch of the IPCC Special Report on 1.5C of global warming, Katharine Vincent caught up with Robert Nicholls, Professor of Coastal Engineering and Sally Brown, Senior Research Fellow, at the University of Southampton, to discuss the implications of 1.5°C of warming on coasts and deltas. [more]…

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