Fabiola Ortiz, of LatinClima, considers: Is it possible to decarbonise Latin America? What challenges will the region face under a 2ºC increase in temperature? She interviewed José Luis Samaniego of ECLAC and others, for their expert views. [more...]
Climate change mitigation
Countries contributions to the historic Paris Agreement (2015) were centred on their plans for cutting or avoiding the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving human-made global warming - otherwise known as climate change mitigation. Mitigation actions can also deliver wider co-benefits in relation to climate change adaptation, development, employment, energy security and public health. Discover more guidance for developing countries by browsing the resources below.
In Peru’s remote areas, the country's first energy school for women and installation of solar panels are improving quality of life and equipping women to lead change in their communities. Sally Jabiel reports. [more...]
A new synthesis of the ten United Nations ‘Emissions Gap Reports’ finds that the emissions gap has widened by four times since 2010, and we have far less time to act than we thought, to reach the Paris Agreement objectives. [more...]
Robi Redda of CDKN describes how Ethiopian government ministries are aiming for two cross cutting development issues: climate change and gender, to be well integrated across the country's policies and programmes. [more...]
CDKN's Communicating climate change: A practitioner’s guide is now translated into Spanish. The guide has been written by practitioners for practitioners. [more]…
The Coalition for Rainforest Nations (CfRN) and CDKN present their joint initiative: the Reporting for Results-based REDD+ project, a three-year project to build capacity for measuring reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and enhancement of carbon stocks in agriculture, forest and other land use in 21 tropical and subtropical forest countries. [more]…