Island states issued an urgent call for economic support and climate action on 14 September, to deal with the double financial blow of both the pandemic and ongoing climate impacts.More details.
Sonam P. Wangdi, Chair of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group on Climate Change, opened the Community Based Adaptation Conference (CBA14) this week with a renewed call for donors and governments to channel climate finance to local actors. His intervention built on the LDC Compact, launched at UNFCCC COP25 in Madrid, Spain and the LDC… Read more »More details.
During Climate Week NYC 2020, ODI brings together climate and trade negotiators to discuss what’s on the negotiating table at COP26, the trade related implications and how development friendly outcomes can be secured.More details.
The Least Developed Countries (LDCs), from the frontlines of climate impacts, are pioneering large-scale and innovative adaptation responses. A new issues paper draws from experiences in the international dialogues and from LDCs’ national practice. The paper, ‘What makes for effective adaptation?’ examines how the international dialogues and LDCs’ national practices are aligned, and where they… Read more »More details.
COVID-19 stimulus spending must put the climate emergency at its very core – argues Rt Hon. Christopher Loeak of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. This opinion piece first appeared in The Independent. Even as the world grapples with the ongoing public health emergency of Covid-19, responsible leaders are looking ahead to plans for a… Read more »More details.