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World’s most vulnerable nations call on G7 to step up: “we cannot survive climate change without finance and stronger 2030 targets”

By |2021-06-11T10:59:01+00:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Sonam P Wangdi Some weeks ago, torrential rains swept across Haiti for three days, taking lives as rivers across the centre and northern parts of the island overtopped their banks, affecting thousands.For me, it brings back sad memories of last year’s monsoon season as Least Developed Countries (LDCs) across South East Asia grappled with unusually heavy [...]

The need for LDC leadership in driving adaptation action in a post-COVID world

By |2020-07-21T23:10:08+00:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Cecilia Silva Bernardo I have been working on climate change in my home country of Angola for the past ten years.  I don’t know how I fell in love with climate adaptation – the process of preparing and adjusting to actual and expected climate changes – but something drew me to it. In December 2016, the [...]

COVID-19 another shock for vulnerable countries facing multiple crises

By |2020-06-17T02:43:12+00:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Manjeet Dhakal The coronavirus pandemic adds yet another shock to the multiple challenges that more than a billion people living in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) already face in day-to-day life. It is much more than a health crisis. It has the potential to create devastating health, social, economic and environmental crises that will leave a [...]

Earth Day 2020: We must overcome two crises

By |2020-06-17T02:44:21+00:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By Sonam P. Wangdi Earth Day 2020 and we are living amidst two global crises. We face a pandemic and a changing climate, both with devastating and far reaching impacts. Both disproportionately impacting the poor and vulnerable, and magnifying existing challenges. The theme for Earth Day is climate action, recognizing that climate change presents a grave [...]

Disaster, Duty and Destiny: The Decision is Ours

By |2020-06-17T02:45:33+00:00September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Sonam P. Wangdi Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, surrounded by wispy clouds and ancient forests that go on for miles, there lies my home country of the Kingdom of Bhutan. A small, pristine oasis of only 800,000 people, well known for its Gross National Happiness Index, Bhutan ranks highly in economic freedom, ease [...]

Key priorities of LDC Group in 2019

By |2020-06-17T02:46:09+00:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Tenzin Wangmo and Manjeet Dhakal Rules alone will not get us anywhere; we need urgent and more ambitious climate action  2019 will be a critical year for carrying forward the momentum on climate action generated last year through COP24, the Talanoa Dialogue and the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (1.5°C Special Report). Although [...]

How I learnt to make my voice count at the UN climate negotiations

By |2018-11-08T13:29:46+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Xaysomphone Souvannavong is deputy director of the Division of Climate Change Promotion in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic Department of Climate Change, Lao PDR. She is also a junior climate negotiator– representing Lao PDR at the UN climate change talks. In this blog, she explains how a recent training workshop she attended gave her the tools to [...]

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