A new platform and set of tools developed by ICLEI-South Asia called ‘RURBAN Platform’ seeks to help city managers work in a more collaborative and ‘climate-smart’ way. [more...]
Many of the projected increases in extreme weather and climate events will have a direct impact on water resources - by changing rainfall patterns. Explore our stories, resources and projects to improve the climate resilience of water management, below.
NEWS: New CDKN guide on IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land for Latin American decision-makers
CDKN unpacks the IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land with this new edition: 'What's in it for Latin America?' [more...]
NEWS: New CDKN guide unpacks IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land for South Asian decision-makers
CDKN has launched a new publication which unpacks the IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land for decision-makers in South Asia - with all the headline findings they need to know about the interaction of climate change and land and the impact on societies and ecosystems. [more...]
Belén Desmaisón, from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, analyses water stress in Peru’s coastal towns with a focus on Lima, where 75% of the water supply comes from the Andean glaciers. These glaciers, as detailed in the IPCC Special Report on Oceans and the Cryosphere, are currently disappearing. [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]…
GUIDE: The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for Latin America?
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. [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.
Dr Dik Roth (CCMCC project leader) discusses the importance of bringing peri-urban needs and dynamics to the agenda.