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COP24: Governments fail to agree on measures to prevent catastrophic climate change

UN climate negotiations in Poland have lacked the ambition and cooperation needed to agree crucial measures to avert catastrophic climate change.

Team Trump must not be allowed to derail progress towards preventing climate catastrophe

ActionAid responds as the U.S adminstration hosts a side event at the UN climate summit in Katowice, Poland, to promote the use of 'clean' coal and natural gas.
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Surviving climate change and migration in Bangladesh

Millions more are fleeing their homes due to rising sea levels, salinisation, droughts and desertification which are destroying lives and livelihoods. People living the southern delta areas of
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ActionAid demands climate justice at Bangkok negotiations

As ActionAid’s global policy lead on climate change, I’m heading up our efforts in negotiations at the conference. We’re bringing five demands to the table that will pave the way for progress on

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

Act On It!

Over the past 15 years, large investors have acquired tens of millions of hectares of land in developing countries. This report details how governments can use these four steps with a checklist of