Climate change blogs

18 November 2014
Britain says it will donate 'strongly' at this week’s Green Climate Fund (GCF) pledging meeting. But there are arguments within the board on how countries can access and spend the fund
17 November 2014
As last month's fourth conference on Climate Change and Development showed, Africa will need strong leaders such as Fatima Denton – who will deliver IIED's 2014 Barbara Ward Lecture on Thursday – to tackle the issues of climate change
17 November 2014
Coal companies are in complete denial — the developing world doesn't need more pollution or expensive new grids, but renewable energy sources
31 October 2014
A major recent government restructure could present obstacles as well as opportunities for Kazakhstan's transition to a green economy
23 October 2014
Highlighting and assessing the urban impacts of climate change can help cities find a more consistent, multi-level approach to climate adaptation
21 October 2014
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 birthday
6 October 2014
The unsung heroes of the UN climate summit were the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), says Achala Abeysinghe
1 October 2014
Could participants at the climate summit only see the colour green? How else can we explain the near total absence of the oceans from the programme and declarations
28 September 2014
The Gambia's Special Climate Envoy, Pa Osman Jarju, reflects on the Least Developed Countries (LDC) leadership at the UN Climate Summit

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