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FEATURE: Caribbean, adapting to disaster as the new normal

Residents in the communities around Trinityville in the eastern parish of St. Thomas, Jamaica are used to being stranded for several days at a time. [more]…

OPINION: Take climate negotiations to the highest level

Gridlock looks to be the most likely outcome in Cancun, but there is an alternative. Actually, there are three. [more]…

FEATURE: Postcard from Cancun - Knowledge sharing, capacity building and advocacy for adaptation and climate compatible development

A CoP16 side event on Thursday, 2nd December cast light on how knowledge about climate compatible development can be packaged to reach the development practitioners and communities who urgently need it. [more]…

Tristan at CDKN stand at COP 16

FEATURE: CDKN in Cancun

CDKN is on the ground in Cancun throughout COP-16, meeting with participants, explaining the role we can play in supporting developing countries, and stimulating debate on what ‘climate compatible development’ means in practice. [more]…

FEATURE: Colombia tests forage crops against climate change

Colombia, with 24 million head of cattle, is showcasing two advances towards reducing the 13 percent of climate-changing gas emissions attributed to livestock production around the world. [more]…

FEATURE: Ethiopia, first carbon finance spreads green over highland

It has been decades since the people of the Humbo Woreda have been self-sufficient in food. A Clean Development Mechanism project - Ethiopia's first - is restoring the environment and sustaining livelihoods along with it. [more]…

FEATURE: Mexican farms need a water revolution

Without financing, many Mexican farmers cannot improve their ageing irrigation systems, which are essential if Mexico is to withstand the effects of climate change and reduce its emissions of greenhouse-effect gases. [more]…

FEATURE: Mexico summit host Cancún No Model for Climate Change

The beauty of the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancún may have been one reason for choosing it to host the upcoming global summit on climate change. But Cancún has little to recommend it as a model for adapting to the challenges posed by clim... [more]…

NEWS: Climate and Development Knowledge Network appoints Sam Bickersteth as new CEO

The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) has announced that Sam Bickersteth will be its new Chief Executive. He will take up the position in early January. [more]…

FEATURE: The yin and yang of climate extremes

The floods that affected 20 million people in Pakistan and the devastating six-week heat wave in Russia in recent months are tragic climate events -- and they're closely linked. [more]…

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