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Ensuring Adaptation Finance Accountability

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • human rights
Climate-smart agriculture in Kenya
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • human rights

LandMark: Protecting Indigenous and Community Lands by Making Them Visible

  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • poverty
Up to 65% of the world's land is held by Indigenous Peoples and communities. Photo by Jane Boles/Flickr
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • poverty

ADVISORY: New Online Platform on Indigenous and Community Territories to Help Secure Land Rights Worldwide

  • mapping
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
  • mapping
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance

4 Real-World Challenges to Environmental Democracy

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Outdoor air pollution caused the deaths of 3.7 million people under the age of 60 worldwide in 2012. Photo by Leo Fung/Flickr.
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Insights

The Pope, the Economy and the Case for Climate Action

  • Economics
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
Pope Francis issues his long awaited Encyclical on Climate Change this week. Photo by Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
Research

Building Climate Equity

Why Are Environmental Rights So Hard to Assess?

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Environmental democracy means that citizens have rights to information, public participation and justice. Photo by Annette Berhardt/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

Environmental Democracy: An Essential Right for the 21st Century

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Phnom Penh's air pollution is so serious it may be damaging historic sites, yet there is no air quality information available to the public online. Photo by Allie Caulfield/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

A New Way to Measure Environmental Rights Around the World

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh handle asbestos and other dangerous materials. Photo by Adam Cohn/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals

The Best and Worst Countries for Environmental Democracy

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
A community meeting in Ghana. Photo by waterdotorg/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

3 Ways to Tackle the Global Problem of Insecure Land Rights

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
When land rights are weak, indigenous peoples can lose access to critical resources like forests. Photo by rbairdpccam/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Insights

Quick Perspective on UN Secretary-General’s Vision for a Post-2015 Agenda

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • human rights
  • climate science
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Photo by UNDP via OXFAM/Flickr.
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • human rights
  • climate science
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Insights

Building Climate Equity and International Consensus from the Ground Up

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP20
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • human rights
  • UNFCCC
Scaling up renewable energy access; government installed solar energy in Sumba island, Indonesia. Photo by Asia Development Bank/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP20
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • human rights
  • UNFCCC

New Tool Reveals How Jamaica’s Development Projects Impact People and Planet

  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • protected areas
  • public participation
Cataboo, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica. Photo by Sergel Mutovkin/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • protected areas
  • public participation

Nicaragua’s Indigenous Peoples Protect their Forests Even Without Government Support

  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Nicaragua's government recognizes 49 percent of the country's forests as community forests--but it wasn't always this way. Photo credit: Lon&Queta, Flickr
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights

Ecuador Shows Why Communities and the Climate Need Strong Forest Rights

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
The impacts of oil extraction in Ecuador show why secure community forest rights are necessary to protect livelihoods and the environment. Photo credit: Tomas Munita, CIFOR
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels

Infographic: Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • land rights
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • land rights

Striking the Balance

Open Government Partnership: It’s Time for Deeper Engagement with the Environment Sector

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
A water irrigation project in Tamil Nadu, India. Photo credit: Michael Foley, Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset