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  • People serving food

    Podcast: Improving climate budgeting during COVID-19

    The latest episode of the People, Planet and Public Finance podcast was recorded shortly after Cyclone Amphan hit Bangladesh and India. The storm, and the damage it caused, showed the vital importance of budgeting for climate risks – even as countries confront the coronavirus pandemic

    5 June 2020 | News | Climate change
  • An image taken by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center shows Tropical Storm Hagupit weakening as it nears Manila, but it has already claimed 21 lives while COP20 proceeds in Lima (Photo: NASA/NOAA via NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory)

    Philippines to lead global forum of vulnerable countries

    As people start to return to their homes in the wake of Typhoon Hagupit, the Philippines is to assume the next presidency of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF)

    9 December 2014 | News | Climate change
  • Dancing at the Dia de Los Muertos festival, which incessant rainfall spoiled in Mexico this year (Photo: Richard Cawood)

    Winning entry of 'My Story' competition says extreme weather affects Mexican festivals

    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

    6 December 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • The opportunities of climate change

    It's not always a great idea to acknowledge that bad things can create opportunities – but they can. Bad things cause suffering and tragedy, but they can also destabilise the status quo, open space for new discussions, and give an impetus to groups looking for positive change.

    26 April 2011 | Blog | Climate change
  • Is this a climate change issue or a human rights issue?

    We had been driven for seven hours from Dhaka through hair-raising traffic to see some of the practical approaches that Caritas was using in th

    29 March 2011 | Blog | Natural resource management
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