Modeling by the Future Climate for Africa programme shows that climate change compounds other pressures on Senegal's fisheries. This could cause a blow to sardine populations, on which millions of people depend for nutrition and livelihoods. Leonie Joubert reports. [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.
Earth Observation data can fill gaps in field monitoring and measuring in data-scarce regions, and so improve our understanding of climate change - says Georgina Wade of Acclimatise. Urban planners in Monrovia, Liberia are already benefitting from this approach. [more...]
The Weather and Climate Information Services in East Africa (WISER) programme has released the recording of its June 2019 webinar, which explores the questions: how can meteorological agencies and climate scientists work better with the users of climate information and why does it matter? [more...]
Research from the Future Climate for Africa programme explores the links between soils, rainforests and rainfall patterns in the Ivory Coast - as Leonie Joubert explains. [more...]
The Outlook explores how CDKN has supported climate compatible development in Kenya and features news of the new CDKN office in Kenya. It also discusses state-of-the-art climate science, mobilising finance for climate action and working with Kenya’s private sector. [more]…
On Thursday 19 May 2016, India experienced an all-time record high temperature for any calendar day. The high temperature reached 51°C in the city of Phalodi in the Jodhpur district of the state of Rajasthan. The Raising Risk Awareness project studied whether human-induced climate change had any role to play in the extreme weather. [more]…
Resources from our partners
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.
What are the implications of sea-level rise for a 1.5°C, 2°C and 3°C rise in global mean temperatures in vulnerable deltas?
This paper shows how sea level rise under a 1.5, 2 or 3C increase in global temperature will affect Bangladesh, based on analysis of changes in glood depth, area, and population affected under the Delta Dynamic Integrated Emulator Model.