and Marek Soanes –
IIED explores further what’s blocking climate finance from reaching the local level and developing new insights for getting money to those on the front lines of climate action.
Frank Bainimarama –
Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama calls on Commonwealth leaders to raise ambition for deeper cuts in carbon dioxide emissions as the probability and severity of storms loom for vulnerable nations.
and Kathryn Furlong –
To address inequalities in the developing world—such as water access in the Indonesian capital—researchers and policymakers must take a hard look at conditions on the ground, argue experts.
As weather patterns shift because of climate change, it's time to review whether our cities are able to protect us from the coming floods and heatwaves. Here are some ways to rethink how our cities are built.
Todd Reubold, Ensia.com –
Watch this charming video of how Thai farmer Somsak Sriphumthong got rid of a destructive opium field and helped curb deforestation and downstream flooding with his organic and sustainable coffee farm.
Joydeep Gupta, The Third Pole –
Despite strenuous efforts by many rich governments, loss and damage due to climate change is evident everywhere; UN environment and climate bodies suggest some ways to deal with it.