adelphi has released two new publications in an endeavour to illustrate the rationale and results of the joint engagement by adelphi and the German Federal Foreign Office in climate diplomacy activities.
Not only can activities for climate change mitigation and lowering vulnerability to climate change be seen as suitable approaches to avoid conflict, what has been ignored is the fact that these efforts could also aggra
The floods in India’s Uttarakhand State, which may have claimed as many as 5,000 lives, were prompted by an unusually high amount of rainfall. The disaster, possibly the largest so far this year, underscores what is at stake in the UN’s upcoming climate talks in Warsaw, Poland.
A short line of text in this week’s G8 communique linking climate change to global security concerns could influence the way rising emissions are dealt with at an international level.
International law needs to develop to keep pace with climate change.
It is creating new legal challenges for countries and communities, including unavoidable climate change-related loss and damage.
Backdraft: The Conflict Potential of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
This course organized by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) at the University of Sussex aims at providing insights on how Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) approaches interact with a changing climate and with development
The view that increased crop production is the strategy most likely to achieve global food security could in reality allow farmland to encroach on valuable ecosystems, have a disastrous impact on forests and might not solve food security and nutrition problems, scientists say.
Utilizing transboundary conservation as a means to advance peacebuilding and environmental goals is no longer a new idea.
Last summer, after walking for days to a refugee camp across the South Sudan border, some Sudanese refugees reportedly chose to dig holes to reach muddy water rather than face the fist-fights breaking out around a failing tap. Boreholes dug by aid agencies collapsed in the crumbling soil.
In February 2011, an international summit in Bonn, Germany officially approved the building of a pan-African Great Green Wall (GGW) in support of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
Ellen Laipson, the Stimson Center’s President and CEO, recently moderated a discussion with Hon.
Which fares worse in a world of climate shifts, drought-ridden Burundi or flood-prone Bangladesh?
Tackling hunger is not only a question of producing more food in rural areas, but requires looking at why poor urban populations struggle to eat enough - a problem aggravated by climate change, a report from the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) said on Thursday.