Tackling the climate, environment and biodiversity crisis
ODI engages in this arena by helping navigate competing visions of a green future to achieve equitable, risk-informed and environmentally sustainable development.
ODI on Climate change
The Covid-19 pandemic raised the stakes, accelerating the need for systemic change and radical yet realistic measures to recalibrate social values and provide more sustainable and equitable pathways for the future.
Finance for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation plus conservation (REDD+) activities has been flowing for at least five years now. But what can we really say about how much finance there has been, where it has come from, where it is going, and what it is being spent on?
To promote progress towards sustainable development, poverty reduction strategies must address social exclusion and recognise the many dimensions of poverty.
ODI research on natural resource management in the context of climate change looks at two key areas: land-based climate change mitigation activities; and the effective use of natural resources for development purposes.
A look at what the announcement means for the climate, multilateralism and China’s role in the world.
Developed countries have provided finance to help developing countries respond to climate change through many different channels, including dedicated multilateral climate funds. The UNFCCC COP in Warsaw this week, it is hoped, will focus political attention on climate finance. A High-level Ministerial Dialogue, chaired by the Ugandan Minister of Finance and the Danish Minister of Climate Energy and Buildings, will take stock of the efforts taken to scale up climate finance in the last year and to provide a strategy on how to make further progress.