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
COP28 attendees can now register for the Climate Blueprint Dominica film screening and Q&A on the Island of Hope stage on 4 December. Those who are not attending the conference can register to join the Island Voices @COP28 virtual platform, which provides daily updates and content realted to Small Island Developing States.
Putting climate resilient development at the heart of Article 2.1c to further its equitable implementation
The finance agenda at COP28 will be heavy. And, as we know, finance remains a central enabler of climate action. One of many items to discuss will be the Sharm el-Sheikh dialogue on the scope of Article 2, paragraph 1(c) of the Paris Agreement and its complementarity with Article 9 of the Paris Agreement.
The Costs of Inaction: Calculating climate change-related loss and damage from extreme weather in Small Island Developing States
This working paper presents the estimated impacts of climate change in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) over the past 23 years, as well as the climate-change attributable loss and damage expected by 2050. Three recommendations are provided to inform the development of adequate financial mechanisms to help SIDS cope with these impacts:
The last twelve months were the hottest on record. Against this backdrop of blistering global temperatures, the pace of the climate negotiations seems particularly glacial.
We are pleased to premier a new short documentary, Climate Blueprint: Dominica, to an invited audience and members of the public at Rich Mix in Tower Hamlets.