In the fight to mitigate the impacts of climate change, intergovernmental collaboration is essential. Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland speaks about the practical action being taken to tackle devastating impact of climate change on people’s lives.
Development banks should be a central part of the solution to climate change and development financing — but they are still not properly utilized, according to Rémy Rioux, CEO of Agence Française de Développement.
Following New York’s Climate Week, GGGI’s Dr. Frank Rijsberman shares details on the progress made and that’s yet to be achieved by COP 26.
Farmers in Guatemala are coming to terms with a new climate reality by adopting new farming practices to maximize harvest. Devex reports from the country's Dry Corridor.
In many small islands, improving resilience to climate change is a key priority across multiple sectors, and especially tourism. Experts weigh in on how this can be done.
Jorge Moreira da Silva, director of OECD's development co-operation directorate, argues for an alignment of climate and development policies.
The government announced three new cross-government climate and biodiversity funds at the UN General Assembly — but aid experts questioned whether it should be coming from the ODA pot.
Climate change is altering the nature of humanitarian response work, IFRC president Francesco Rocca tells Devex.
Two weeks on from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, an IFRC report estimates the humanitarian costs of climate-related disasters could climb to $20 billion unless action is taken.
Ahead of the Climate Action Summit, more than 200 representatives of leading environmental and human rights groups met in New York to spark what they hope will become an international movement.
Across Africa, researchers are developing more durable seed varieties, but getting them to fields remains a challenge. The private sector can help, says Joseph DeVries of the Seed Systems Group.
Work is well underway on climate mitigation and adaptation. But experts from a new climate-focused foundation propose that one piece to the puzzle — climate restoration — is missing.
The time for gender-responsive climate action is now, write UNDP's Ulrika Modéer and UN Women's Anita Bhatia.
Australia was unwilling to negotiate on coal and emissions reduction targets during the Pacific Islands Forum, but Pacific leaders will continue to push for stronger climate targets through various ways.
Disease eradication timelines, U.S. aid budget restrictions, and United Nations self-censorship on climate change.
Investing in climate adaptation is worth more than $7 trillion in net benefits, according to the Global Commission on Adaptation. "If the economics are so attractive, why isn't it happening?" asks Manish Bapna, managing director of the World Resources Institute.
With diverse needs, economic risks, and a reliance on aid, CGD's Vijaya Ramachandran is investigating whether the Pacific Islands can be insured in a bid to help recovery from natural disasters.
Next week, OPIC's board of directors must decide whether to accept or reject two giant fracking projects in Argentina. The U.S. government should not be in the business of exporting this environmentally and socially devastating practice to other countries.