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FEATURE: Philippines - Designing defense against climate change

As the impact of climate change worsens around the globe, a disaster-resilient village is poised to be a solution for urban poor battling the constant floods and typhoons that hit the Philippines. [more]…

FEATURE: Design challenges for the Green Climate Fund

This year, a transitional committee grapples with the task of designing the Green Climate Fund agreed by negotiators at CoP16 in Cancun. Guest bloggers Neil Bird, Jessica Brown, and Liane Schalatek outline the principal challenges. [more]…

NEWS: CDKN's annual partner survey - results are in

Read the findings from CDKN's annual partner survey, with feedback on our products and services, performance and the experience of working with CDKN. [more]…

FEATURE: Postcard from Cancun - an Asian view

Pakistan's delegation proposed an alternative definition of climate vulnerability at CoP16 in Cancun, supported by CDKN's Asia team. [more]…

FEATURE: Cancun, a small step towards a binding, global deal

The Cancun Agreements of 11 December 2010, provide a shot in the arm to multilateralism. But the progress achieved by the international community is meagre in comparison to the huge threat posed by climate change to humanity. [more]…

FEATURE: Energy, cleaner coal technology heats up in Pakistan

As a dutiful new bride, Rubina Ikram moved into her in-laws' home lugging a huge dowry that consisted not only of clothes, furniture and linen, but also a wide array of electric appliances – from a DVD player to a washing machine. [more]…

OPINION:Africa's future lies in a green energy grid

Development in Africa could falter as climate change grips the continent, increasing the length and severity of droughts and floods by altering precipitation patterns, among other impacts. [more]…

FEATURE: Postcard from Cancun - The future of forests in Latin America

Mairi Dupar sends in her fifth postcard from Cancun, focusing on a CDKN-sponsored side event on REDD in Latin America. [more]…

FEATURE: Quantifying Latin American cattle emissions a vital climate tool

Some of Latin America's major cattle-producing countries will begin working as a team in 2011 to quantify the greenhouse-effect gas emissions from their bovine industry -- and to come up with options for reducing them. [more]…

FEATURE: Colombia, climate science reaching out for traditional farmers' wisdom

The wide-ranging knowledge about climate variation possessed by native people and other small farmers, such as the people in one region of Colombia, is almost a perfect match to scientific measurements recorded on high-tech instruments. [more]…

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