Adaptation & resilience
Adapting to climate change is a long-term and cyclical process, and countries need to be flexible in order to respond to new evidence on vulnerability and their experiences of the impacts of a changing climate. For more guidance on how developing countries can plan effective adaptation actions, see the Adaptation section of our Quick Start Guide to NDC Planning or browse the resources below.
Lancelot Soumelong Ehode, Mamadou Diop, Cheikh Tidiane Wade, Rajeshree Sisodia and Kaia Ambrose describe how a research team at first struggled to engage Senegal’s private sector with vital informat [more...]
Delegates to COP24 in Katowice, Poland closed the conference on Saturday with a considerable achievement: they signed off an almost-complete ‘rulebook’ – or set of guidelines – for implementing the Paris Agreement. [more...]
The COP Special Report on Health and Climate Change has turned the economics of climate change on its head and exposed an environmental outrage on a planetary scale. Mairi Dupar reports from Katowice, Poland. [more...]
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Met departments and others are strengthening climate services in East Africa and it is having a positive impact on development, reports Bill Leathes of the Met Office, the UK’s national meteorological service. [more...]
The city of Quito is a good example of how climate vulnerability information can feed into the policy cycle and be translated into meaningful actions on the ground. Now translated from its Spanish original, you can read this 'Inside Story on climate compatible development' in English. [more]…
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This CDKN Guide presents the story of how an action research initiative in a single city in India has evolved into contagious policy action in 17 cities and 11 states, with interest from national leadership. [more]…
This paper explores different mechanisms for delivering climate finance at the local level, with examples from Ethiopia and Kenya. It aims to understand how well these funds take into account the priorities of local communities, and incorporate national climate change policies and development plans.
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Theatre is a powerful tool for sharing perspectives, breaking down barriers, and fostering co-creation of ideas. This film shows a 'Theatre of the Oppressed' performance, scripted by Oxfam's Daniel Morchain, at the global conference Adaptation Futures 2018.