Roy Bouwer of SouthSouthNorth explored the IPCC's new Interactive Atlas of climate data, and presents here a guide on how to use it - based on his exploration of African data and trends. [more...]
Physical science of climate change
CDKN has been heavily involved in ‘digesting’ the scientific assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and other scientific bodies, to make the key facts accessible, usable and shareable by diverse audiences. Explore here some of our communications toolkits to help you understand and share the key messages of the IPCC’s work.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest assessment of the physical science of global warming. It warns that countries must cut greenhouse gas emissions quickly and sharply, to avoid the most dangerous consequences of climate change. There is still time to limit average global warming to 1.5°C, but nations must act now. CDKN's Mairi Dupar reports. [more...]
A team from the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia, the University of Namibia and Reos Partners were invited to translate climate knowledge into action. Here, they describe how they rose to the challenge - and trained Namibian Parliamentarians on the implications of 1.5 degrees of global warming. [more...]
Since 2015, Future Climate for Africa has brought together over 200 researchers from 14 different countries to work on enhancing scientific knowledge and prediction of African climate change. A new micro-site details its impact. [more...]
As part of the CDKN-funded project, Strengthening regional climate change governance through integrating gender-responsive climate action, the University of Namibia team have produced a graphic harvest on what global warming of 1.5°C means for Namibia. [more]…
GUIDE: The IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land: What’s in it for Latin America? (Spanish)
CDKN has launched a new guide which unpacks the Special Report for Spanish speaking decision-makers in Latin America: 'The IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land: What's in it for Latin America?' [more]…
Resources from our partners
The report ‘Investing for sustainable climate services: Insights from the African experience’ looks at the support provided to strengthen weather and climate information services in several African countries from 2016
This guide aims to make the findings of the IPCC's special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C accessible to practitioners and policy-makers working at global and regional scales. It provides an interpretation of the findings with a focus on the adaptation implications.