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INSIDE STORY: Assessing carbon and water footprints in Andean cities

The capital cities of Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru are vulnerable to climate change, partly due to their dependence on water from retreating Andean glaciers. This comparative Inside Story by Miguel Rodríguez Tejerina of Servicios Ambientales highlights the challenges, enabling factors, lessons learned and implications for climate compatible development - as illustrated by a project to assess the cities’ carbon and water footprints. [more...]

OPINION: A new look at La Paz

Sam Bickersteth, CDKN's Chief Executive, finds promise in the 'green shoots' of city-level climate action in Bolivia, which could catalyse broader moves toward sustainability. [more...]