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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...]

OUTLOOK: Indonesia Special Edition

Indonesia is experiencing an economic transformation - but at an environmental cost. The government recognises that greenhouse gas emissions and deforestation don't have to accompany economic growth, and CDKN has played a part in facilitating debates about a more 'climate compatible development'. Read the results from CDKN-commissioned research, and insights from our experience in this new 'Climate and Development Outlook: Indonesia Special Edition'. [more...]

FILM: The ‘Cities Footprint Project’ – Urban impact

To tackle the triple challenges of climate change adaptation, mitigation and development, local leaders in the Latin American cities of Quito, La Paz and Lima measured their cities' carbon and water footprints and used the information to identify options for low-carbon, resilient development. A new film from CDKN documents this experience and the practical lessons learned - an inspiration for other city leaders in the Latin America region and beyond. [more...]

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