The IIED blog

27 May 2014
For 40 years, Barbara Ward set out the case for a fairer, more just world system. David Satterthwaite, a colleague of the IIED founder, offers some personal insights
22 May 2014
Protecting an island paradise shouldn't come down to money, but it sometimes seems that way for those trying to ensure that development in the Seychelles is not at the cost of its rich biodiversity
22 May 2014
People across the European Union are going to the polls on 22 May. But why does Europe matter?
21 May 2014
The UNFCCC has taken significant steps to promote women's increased participation in the global climate change negotiations process. It's a gain for gender equality, but gaps remain
19 May 2014
How can civil society promote public awareness and scrutiny? Two civil society practitioners recently shared their experiences during IIED's second Legal Tools webinar
16 May 2014
We need to strengthen the capacity of people with disabilities so they can access the resources needed to adapt to climate change, says the Kathmandu Declaration that was launched last month
9 May 2014
What will you bring to the table to address the challenges of climate change? Emilie Parry, a volunteer at CBA8, draws comparisons between her recent experiences in Nepal and her time in Haiti
2 May 2014
By increasing Chinese reporting on Africa, its public can learn about the environmental and development challenges associated with Chinese investment and consumption decisions
2 May 2014
"In Our World" relates to IIED's world of environment and development. It connects us with what's going on in both the real world and online worlds
1 May 2014
As everyone increasingly experiences changes associated with a warming planet, does a global phenomenon like climate change affect people in the same way?