Climate change blogs
6 March 2013
Rwanda hopes climate change will provide an opportunity to secure additional climate finance. Will its new finance mechanism succeed?
22 January 2013
Instead of talking about climate change mitigation or adaptation, low carbon resilience has become the new buzzword in climate policy.
7 January 2013
The big events and non-events from this last year that could have long-term repercussions on the sustainable development of our planet, from IIED's Director.
13 December 2012
Putting less emphasis on carbon payments and more on supporting sustainable enterprise could give REDD+ projects longer-term financial security.
10 December 2012
The latest round of UN climate change negotiations – the COP18 conference in Doha – made only modest progress. Set against the elephantine size of the global climate problem, this achievement looks like a mouse.
7 December 2012
Suriya Begum is a poor young mother from Bangladesh. When her photograph appeared in a media story about climate change earlier this year, it was only so the article could show a victim — not so it could share her views.
6 December 2012
IIED and its partners are developing tailored frameworks to help developing countries evaluate their climate adaptation investments.
28 November 2012
Find out what the key issues facing the least developed countries are as the climate talks progress. Watch our daily live video updates from Saleemul Huq, Senior Fellow at IIED, from the climate talks in Doha.
26 November 2012
As understanding of the severity of climate change rises, it’s increasingly clear that a negotiated global agreement on climate change is not enough – civil society has a central role to play too.