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International Dialogue Forum: How to Improve Integration of Climate Change Aspects into Urban Development Instruments, Strategies and Initiatives (Durban, South Africa)  
Date: 09-05-17
This report summarizes the International Learning Exchange Workshop of the Cities Fit for Climate Change project in partnership with Connective Cities in Durban (South Africa). which The key…  
NDC Toolbox Navigator  
Date: 10-05-17
Today, the NDC Partnership released a beta version of the NDC Toolbox Navigator. This online resource provides a comprehensive toolbox for the different stages of NDC implementation, and will also…  
Water sector in Peru reduces Carbon Footprint  
Date: 11-05-17
Water and wastewater utilities are highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. At the same time, utilities in emerging countries are among the major energy consumers, while emitting…  
World’s forests cover 9% more space than previously assessed  
Date: 12-05-17
The current estimates of the size of the forest cover worldwide are to be increased by at least 9%, which may lead to new calculations of the global carbon budget. A study coordinated by the Food…  
Flood of prizes for IKI multimedia project  
Date: 15-05-17
The multimedia report ‘Saigas in distress’ from Deutsche Welle’s Global Ideas television series has been awarded three prizes within two weeks. The documentary takes viewers on a research expedition…  
Chile: Improved system for feeding renewable energy into the electricity grid  
Date: 17-05-17
The newly established grid operator in Chile, Coordinador Eléctrico Nacional, will soon be using an efficient, centralised forecasting system. The aim of the system is to reduce uncertainties in the…  
Prescribed burning: fire in the Brazilian savannah  
Date: 19-05-17
Applying large-scale integrated fire management (IFM) can reduce the danger of intensive large fires in the Brazilian savannah (Cerrado). This has been demonstrated by the successful ongoing project…  
Biodiversity and sustainable tourism  
Date: 22-05-17
The International Day for Biodiversity is being held this year on 22 May under the heading ‘Biodiversity and sustainable tourism’. With this event, the United Nations is shaping the agenda in the…  
Slinging dung in the slammer for the environment  
Date: 22-05-17
Slinging dung in the slammer for the environment Green energy and prisons aren't exactly two ideas that appear to fit naturally together. But inmates at Grenada are learning how to turn dung into…  
Incentives_to_save_the_forest-web_1.pdf  
Date: 23-05-17
Incentives to save the forest Financial instruments to drive sustainable land use 1 Authors: Arthur Girling and Simone Bauch. © The Global Canopy Programme 2017. Global Canopy Programme is a…