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FEATURE: Andrea Guerrero of Colombia takes Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) out of ‘green silo’

CDKN celebrates the work of the winners of the Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) annual awards. Andrea Guerrero of Colombia was nominated by her peers and chosen by the judges as a winner for the 'Acting on Implementation' category. Here, Cathryn Poff catches up with Andrea and finds out how she's used her position with the Ministry of Environment of Colombia to break out of the 'green silo' and inspire others. [more...]

NEWS: World’s least-polluting nations aim to set Paris climate bar high

If your country were responsible for only 0.05% of the world's climate-changing emissions, you might not think it worth making a plan to curb that pollution - especially when you still need to get electricity to much of your population. Megan Rowling from Thomson Reuters Foundation explores how the Gambian government thinks otherwise, since it is already working on its contribution to a new global deal to tackle climate change. [more...]

FILM: Low emissions development – your chance to spread the word

CDKN Latin America has released a new animation showing the benefits of low emissions development for societies. The film shows how global warming, caused largely by the emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities, has increased. Average temperatures are rising very quickly and this is impacting ecosystems, health, water and energy, particularly in developing countries, which are more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. [more...]