Helping communities in Southeast Asia’s Lower Mekong Basin adapt to a changing climate requires a careful balancing act between scientific information and local knowledge.
An Approach For Civil Society Organizations To Improve Accountability For Climate Change Adaptation
A guide designed to help civil society organizations track climate change adaptation finance flows.
How much money will the world need to protect itself from the impacts of climate change? By some estimates, about $300 billion a year by 2050.
A bipartisan group of county governments are taking action to protect Florida's coastal communities from sea level rise. Will they inspire greater momentum at the state and federal levels?
The Green Climate Fund (GCF), expected to become the main vehicle for securing and distributing finance, moved one step closer to disbursing funds this week. Its resources will support a range of activities that reduce emissions or foster resilience—such as installing renewable energy, helping farmers grow drought-resistant crops and reducing deforestation.
If you had an initial $10 billion in capital to fight climate change and boost resilience, how would you decide how to spend it? This is one of the key questions facing the Green Climate Fund Board at its ninth meeting in Songdo, South Korea this week.
The Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) spans Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam, and supports 60 million people. New research shows that climate change could damage $18 billion worth of infrastructure and decrease economic productivity in the region by $16 billion annually by 2050.
WRI's new global director of governance, Mark Robinson, explains why governance is important for sustainable development, and highlights its challenges and opportunities.
Setting an aspirational adaptation goal—and ratcheting efforts up over time to reach it—can catalyze the wide range of actions necessary for all communities, especially the poorest, to have the means to be more resilient.
With 10 months left until the Paris COP, several key issues bear watching this week as negotiators collaborate on a new climate agreement.