Boston, a poor neighbourhood in Cartagena on the Colombian Caribbean coast, has set itself the goal of becoming the first fully-adapted neighbourhood to climate change in the region. [more...]
Disaster risk management
Climate change is already affecting the frequency and severity of heat waves, droughts, flooding events and storms in many parts of the world. Amplified by increasing levels of exposure and persistent vulnerability, the increasing hazard risk is resulting in higher human and economic losses from disaster events. Efforts to make countries more resilient to climate-related disasters and to scale up short- and long-term disaster risk management strategies are urgently needed. Read on for CDKN insights into increasing the effectiveness of disaster risk management in climate policies and practices.
From the high Andes to the low lying coasts, the frozen lands and coastal-marine environments of Latin America are affected by changes in the climate. These changes are detailed in the IPCC's recent Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a changing climate and now explained in straightforward text and pictures by CDKN for Latin American audiences. [more...]
Changes in oceans and coastal environments brought about by climate change - including more extreme events - and changes in high, frozen mountain regions have implications for African societies. This 'explainer' guide by CDKN, to the IPCC's Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, illuminates key issues for African readers. [more...]
NEWS: What’s in the IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere for South Asia? New CDKN guide
The condition of the oceans and the cryosphere (frozen parts of the Earth) affect our lives - as described in the IPCC's recent Special Report. This 'explainer' guide from CDKN pulls out key messages and graphics of relevance to everyone in South Asia's diverse landscapes. [more...]
CDKN has launched a new guide which unpacks the Special Report for decision-makers in Africa: 'The IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land: What's in it for Africa?' [more]…
GUIDE: The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for South Asia?
This 'explainer' guide from CDKN pulls out key messages and graphics from the IPCC's recent Special Report that are of relevance to everyone in South Asia's diverse landscapes. [more]…
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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.