Climate change blogs

14 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
25 September 2014
It's been a busy week for IIED senior fellow Saleemul Huq, with plenty of action unfolding on the climate change front in New York. Here he provides an inside look into what transpired, and some reflections on how the recent events may impact upcoming climate negotiations
23 September 2014
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 September 2014
It is clear that the long-term solution to climate change lies in weaning the global economy off fossil fuels and onto a cleaner and more sustainable energy pathway in every country. But it is also clear that climate change is already wreaking havoc around the globe and that, in the short term, the world's poorest and most vulnerable people need urgent support
10 September 2014
Can art communicate the impacts of climate change more effectively than facts and figures? Uganda's Kabarole Research and Resource Centre is finding out
4 September 2014
Climate change and sustainable development are inextricably linked. It is critical, therefore, that the post-2015 sustainable development agenda fully embeds climate change
12 August 2014
How did climate change rise up the agenda of the UK's environment and development agencies? Oxfam's John Magrath reflects on the 'Up in Smoke' coalition and its reports

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