This week, CDKN is launching a new case study series on best practice examples of climate compatible development in South Asia. The series explores themes related to finance, climate-smart agriculture, renewable energy and the empowerment of women. [more...]
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.
In late April 2020, lead authors from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change gathered virtually to discuss the mitigation of climate change. They held an open event on 30 April, to reach out to the public and discuss their findings. Access the recordings here. [more...]
Keshav Jha of CDKN Asia considers how societies’ responses to the coronavirus crisis can orientate them to more effective climate action in the long run. [more...]
The residents of the northern Indian resort town of Shimla are suffering from water shortages and pollution. Now climate change is compounding these woes, reports the Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG). [more...]
This case study highlights the role of women-led forums in enhancing livelihoods and raising womens’ voices in local planning and decision-making. [more]…
This case study showcases how an innovative rainwater harvesting technology has empowered women and strengthened climate resilience in Gujarat. [more]…