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OUTLOOK: Nepal Special Edition

Nepal's economy is highly vulnerable to climate change - but the Government has been trialing ways to boost climate resilience in the agriculture, irrigation and hydropower sectors, with CDKN's support. [more...]

OUTLOOK: Pakistan Special Edition

Pakistan is in the midst of high economic growth and major industrial expansion, but it is also highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. This special outlook newsletter rounds up CDKN's programme to help set Pakistan on a more climate compatible footing. [more...]

FEATURE: Building climate resilience is integral to continued prosperity in the Caribbean

The escalating cost of climate change to the Caribbean region makes a compelling argument for taking early action for adapting to climate change. An analysis of ten years of climate change research in the Caribbean found that sectors that are vital to regional economic and social development, including agriculture and tourism, are especially vulnerable to climate change and its impacts. Well-targeted measures to adapt will be essential. [more...]

Science Summary: Heat wave in Phalodi, India, 19 May 2016

On Thursday 19 May 2016, India experienced an all-time record high temperature for any calendar day. The high temperature reached 51°C in the city of Phalodi in the Jodhpur district of the state of Rajasthan. The Raising Risk Awareness project studied whether human-induced climate change had any role to play in the extreme weather. [more...]

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