Maria Carolina Urmeneta Labarca heads the Office of Climate Change in Chile’s Ministry of Environment. Here, she shares her insights into Chile's integrated climate governance, from national to local levels. [more...]
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FEATURE: A great IPCC report, another week of talking about climate change, but where’s the policy cohesion?
Sam Bickersteth of CDKN reports from this month's Chatham House climate change conference, which tackled the tough implications of the IPCC's Special Report on 1.5°C of global warming. [more...]
OPINION: The IPCC’s 1.5°C Report – What are the implications for development choices in Latin America?
Maria Jose Pacha, CDKN's Knowledge Manager for Latin America, says that the IPCC's Special Report on 1.5°C of global warming implies far more integrated public policy-making in Latin America - which takes account of food, energy, water and climate securities at once. [more...]
In a new short film from the Africa LEDS Partnership, African climate and development experts present the need for low emission development strategies in the region. [more...]
A recent CDKN study across the towns of Kombolcha and Mek’ele in Ethiopia, both of which host new industrial parks, investigated whether taking a corridor approach to urban-industrial development can support more sustainable patterns of urban growth. [more]…
A Fourth Industrial Revolution is underway, characterised by emerging and exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and the Internet of Things. The paper's authors consider if these technologies could help developing countries toward achieving their Paris Agreement climate commitments. [more]…
Resources from our partners
Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID): Identification of adaptation options in key sectors
Using a methodology called Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID), this synthesis report identifies climate risk, adaptation options and opportunities for private sector development in Kenya, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, and Tajikistan.
The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.