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Characteristics of a disaster resilient community

Setting out the many different elements of resilience, this report shows what a ‘disaster-resilient community’ might look like, and provides some ideas about how to progress towards increased
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Mind the Adaptation Gap

If the COP21 Paris climate agreement is to help developing countries to cope with and adapt to the impacts of climate change, it must ensure that richer countries provide the necessary financial

Resilience handbook

The Resilience Handbook aims to help us think, plan and implement our work in a way that helps to reduce people’s vulnerability and to build their resilience to a range of hazards, shocks, stresses

Climate Change Knows No Borders

An analysis of climate-induced migration, protection gaps and the need for solidarity in South Asia

The wrong model for resilience

The G7-backed African Risk Capacity (ARC) drought insurance policy was an experiment that failed Malawi, and in particular its women, in the face of a drought that need not have become a disaster. The

Agroecology, Empowerment and Resilience

West Africa is highly vulnerable to the impact of climate change. This mid-term review of the Agroecology and Resilience project provides key lessons for projects seeking to build resilience to

"Climate Smart Agriculture" causes confusion

Climate Smart Agriculture is gaining attention in government, NGO, academic, corporate, research and international policy spaces. But there is growing confusion and debate over what the term 'Climate

The summons of the climate case against Shell, summarised

A short summary of the evidence and argumentation used and of Milieudefensie et al.’s demands, that Shell must contribute to achieving the global climate goal to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees.
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Market solutions to help climate victims fail human rights test

Rising global temperatures are wreaking havoc around the world, leaving a trail of destruction from Kyoto to Kerala. But those least responsible for greenhouse gas emissions are also those most

Public policies that advance or hinder rural women’s and young people’s livelihoods and climate justice for all

ActionAid seeks a major paradigm shift to tackle the global climate emergency and gender equality crisis. The discussion paper highlights the key policies that hinder and enable rural women and young