Countries' imported emissions challenge the global governance of climate change - but they can take steps to address this, say Simon Maxwell and Aarti Krishnan. [more...]
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Delivering the climate change mitigation and adaptation actions outlined in the Paris Agreement depends on the availability of funding. Many of the national climate plans, the Nationally Determined Co [more...]
In 2020, countries have the opportunity to take more ambitious action on climate change by updating their climate plans (Nationally Determined Contributions or NDCs) under the Paris Agreement. A new guidance paper by WWF US provides recommendations on how countries can integrate nature-based solutions in these national climate plans. [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]…