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New report on mainstreaming climate compatible development

New report on mainstreaming climate compatible development

The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) supports decision-makers in designing and delivering climate compatible development. We do this by combining research, advisory services and knowledge management in support of locally owned and managed policy processes. CDKN is currently funded over seven-year period from March 2010 to April 2017 by the UK Department for International … Continue reading

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the July update on global developments in climate finance for adaptation.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Caribbean Resilience Receives Boost Over the month of July, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) approved a number of grants that will support climate and disaster risk … Continue reading

Latest update on climate finance for mitigation

Latest update on climate finance for mitigation

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides a recent update on global developments in climate finance for mitigation.   Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Initiatives in Africa, South America and Europe Signal Transition Towards a Low-Carbon Future Multilateral development banks (MDBs) operating in Africa, South America and Europe have funded … Continue reading

Local governments continue to fill policy gap

Local governments continue to fill policy gap

We have read much recently about how US states and local governments are playing an increasingly important role in taking action on climate change and sustainable energy. This is equally true in Europe. Now Michael Slezak writes in The Guardian about similar actions in Australia.   Australian local councils lead the way in tackling climate … Continue reading

Climate change will have impact on grape pickers

Climate change will have impact on grape pickers

Researchers in Greece have produced the first study that climate change will have a serious effect on grape pickers. It is the first such study to assess the impact of heat on agriculture workers. Brandie Weikle explains in an article on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation website.   Global warming threatens some of the world’s favourite … Continue reading

Reflecting on last week’s G20 summit

Reflecting on last week’s G20 summit

The G20 is an increasingly important international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies. This year, the G20 was hosted by Germany and the final summit was held in Hamburg. Natalie Muller from Deutsche Welle interviewed a climate expert on his views, following the US decision to not agree to … Continue reading