FEATURE: Adapting to flood and fire in Quito, Ecuador

Quito faces great challenges in adapting to climate change. How is the highest capital city in the world faring? After about five years of implementation, the Quito Strategy for Climate Change is starting to pay some dividends, reports Miren Gutierrez of CDKN. Cities everywhere are facing new weather patterns, making adaptation strategies at city-level ever…

Zero poverty… think again

Zero Poverty You probably think climate change has nothing to do with you. You are wrong. Overall, the impacts of climate change in various areas are deep and broad. In 2015, the world has a chance to get it right. Carrying on as we are holds enormous risks, so climate change must be central to the…