Climate change blogs

14 January 2015
Including the perspectives and experiences of women and girls in monitoring and evaluation can lead to better outcomes for climate change adaptation measures, IIED research has found
13 January 2015
In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, IIED director Camilla Toulmin looks at the promises and challenges for the year ahead
9 January 2015
A new advocacy toolkit aims to close the gap between the science and the lacklustre ambition and action by the public and policy makers on climate change
22 December 2014
While heads of state, ministers and negotiators met in Lima, Peru, to try to negotiate a global deal at the UN climate talks, local people have been developing their own adaptation strategy – and seem to find it equally difficult to face up to the scale of the problem
15 December 2014
After climate negotiations drew to a close in Lima, Jonathan Reeves reflects on the UN Secretary General's synthesis report on the post-2015 agenda and asks whether the "road to dignity" will take us to the right destination.
11 December 2014
IIED director Camilla Toulmin reflects on her trip to Lima for the COP20 Development and Climate Days
6 December 2014
The winner of a competition to write a blog on how dealing with the impacts of climate change affects everyday life highlights how rainfall hampers the celebration of Mexican festivals
5 December 2014
Making the links between green supplies chains, zero deforestation and the private sector at COP20 in Lima
28 November 2014
On Monday 1 December, the UN Climate Change Conference 2014 kicks off in Lima. Peruvian IIED board member Francisco Sagasti discusses his hopes for a successful conference
24 November 2014
Ethiopia, Rwanda and Bangladesh are developing their national low carbon climate resilient strategies. The public policy team within the Climate Change Group at IIED have just finished 18 months of research into these planning processes. The research helped clarify what is motivating countries to become more climate resilient. It also highlighted some ways these processes could be better supported and brought together.

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