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 critical minerals race to net zero
Ahead of the 2023 G20 Summit in India, where the resilience of critical minerals is set to feature, this event will explore the geopolitical drivers of the race for critical minerals. Speakers will discuss the opportunities this creates for resource-rich developing and emerging economies, as well as the resulting (geo)political, environmental, and social risks these countries must navigate.
Nature-based green infrastructure: African experience and potential
In this open event, speakers will answer 'What more could national and international funders do to ensure the full range of nature-based green infrastructure benefits can be well understood and supported?'
Changing climate, changing realities: migration in the Sahel
In the Sahel region, people’s lives have been affected for decades by changes in their environment, often forcing them to leave their homes. This report by ODI, commissioned by the British Red Cross, uses case studies from Mali and Sudan to examine of the connections between climate change and migration, the ways in which people cope with or adapt to the adverse consequences of climate change, and the challenges experienced by those who use migration as an adaptation strategy.
Developing a collective framework for operationalising Article 2.1(c): lessons from six case studies
This synthesis paper identifies five key elements that can be used to develop a flexible and systematic framework.
The Global Transboundary Climate Risk Report
This report by Adaptation Without Borders is the first collection of evidence on - largely unrecognised - risks that undermine effective responses to climate change: a ‘blind spot’ in both climate policies and solutions.
Living with climate change, conflict and displacement: recognising agency, voice, mobility, language and linkages
This policy brief is framed around five themes that emerged from our research: agency, voice, (im)mobility, language and linkages. The findings and recommendations of this paper also draw on three roundtables on climate change, conflict and displacement that were conducted in February and March 2023.