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  • Lesotho's population is heavily dependent on agriculture. Drying river systems threaten a lack of drinking water for livestock (Photo: Jonas Merian, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Q&A: Legalise Paris agreement

    In the eighth of our interviews with representatives from the Least Developed Country Group ahead of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change talks in Paris (COP21), Thato Konstabole from the Lesotho environment and natural resource commission talks about the challenges created by climate change in Lesotho

    24 November 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • This diagram illustrates how ambition for the Paris Agreement must be racheted up (Image: Clare Shakya/IIED)

    Helping parliamentarians drive national climate change policy

    Members of parliament can help break the international stalemate on climate change action by 'domesticating' global decisions, using national legislation. But to do that they often need long-term capacity-building programmes to catalyse the process: programmes that have support within the government and across parliaments

    18 December 2012 | Project | Climate change
  • Southern African parliamentarians on a fact finding mission to the Kuyasa Clean Development Mechanism Project in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa (Photo: Achala Abeysinghe/IIED)

    Helping parliaments across the Southern African Customs Union region address climate change

    Parliamentarians can play a key role in building climate resilience by bringing constituents' concerns into national forums, scrutinising how governments are responding to domestic and global climate change issues, and ensuring policy continuity

    17 December 2012 | Project | Climate change
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