Camilla Toulmin's blog posts

17 Nov 2014  |  Climate change
Coal companies are in complete denial — the developing world doesn't need more pollution or expensive new grids, but renewable energy sources
30 Oct 2014  |  Gender, Policy and planning, Poverty
The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is launching an unprecedented appeal in response to the Ebola crisis, but what lessons must we learn if we are to effectively and equitably tackle...
29 Oct 2014  |  Communication, Drylands and pastoralism
IIED director Camilla Toulmin writes about her decision to step down after ten years, and outlines how the institute will search for her successor
21 Oct 2014  |  Climate change, Communication
Climate expert Fatima Denton from the Economic Commission for Africa will say it's time for more optimism on Africa and climate change at an IIED lecture to celebrate Barbara Ward's...
23 Sep 2014  |  Climate change, Participation
People around the world are putting increasing pressure on world leaders to take action on climate change, as demonstrated by this week’s climate march in New York
18 Jul 2014  |  Drylands and pastoralism
Over the past three decades IIED director Camilla Toulmin has visited Dlonguebougou, a village in drought-prone central Mali, every two to three years. She charts the changes she has seen
20 Jun 2014  |  Policy and planning
​The OWG's 'zero draft' on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a marked improvement on previous versions, but we still have a long journey ahead
17 Jun 2014  |  Climate change, Drylands and pastoralism
Understanding and collaboration on the drylands teaches us much about adapting to climate change
22 May 2014  |  Climate change, Policy and planning
People across the European Union are going to the polls on 22 May. But why does Europe matter?
10 Mar 2014  |  Economics, Governance
A focus on four key priorities could help Least Developed Country governments lift their citizens out of poverty by generating inclusive growth