The IIED blog

30 May 2012
Those who are doing it well are having their efforts recognised at the coveted Ashden Awards, which highlights “practical, local energy solutions that cut carb
30 May 2012
Most of the 2 million car trips shared every month are taken to save money and to make friends. The 112,000 tonnes of C02 saved every year are an added bonus.
30 May 2012
This was one of the conclusions of participants at a provocative seminar ‘Rural youth today, farmers tom
24 May 2012
The panelists, Tony Cunningham MP (Labour), Martin Horwood MP (Liberal Democrats),
24 May 2012
IIED is playing an important role in getting government representatives and environmentalists together at our
10 May 2012
People living in informal settlements are often deliberately left out of official surveys and maps. Now they're documenting themselves.
10 May 2012
The children in Hong Ca commune, Vietnam, know that practising rescue drills can save lives in the event of a real natural disaster.
8 May 2012
How do you estimate the cost of adapting to the impacts of climate change on vulnerable communities, and involve stakeholders in identifying the costs and benefits of the approaches identified?
26 April 2012
Given that the theme of the 6th International conference on community-based adaptation to climate change was communications, it's only fitting that participants embraced social media with open arms.
22 April 2012
I have no weather forecasts to predict regional rains so I don’t know if I need to invest in crop insurance or not. I gamble and lose.

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