FEATURE: Can locally-led anticipatory action address climate impacts at scale?

There is considerable potential for more locally-led anticipatory action to prepare people for extreme weather and climate events and avoid loss and damage – reports Myriam Castaneda Solares of the START network, from a COP26 Resilience Hub event. This is the 13th story in the Windows on Resilience series produced by CDKN and the Resilience Knowledge Coalition for the COP26 Resilience […]

FEATURE: Launching today at COP26: InsuResilience Centre of Excellence on Gender-Smart Solutions

Tuga Alaskary from InsuResilience Global Partnership shares a bold new initiative to drive gender-smart approaches in insurance and risk finance for climate disasters, launching on Gender Day at COP26, 9 November.  This is the 11th story in the Windows on Resilience series produced by CDKN and the Resilience Knowledge Coalition for the COP26 Resilience Hub – a physical and virtual space […]

Thank you for the music – special message from Bomba Estéreo

The gentle notes and urgent rhythms of Bomba Estéreo have formed something of a soundtrack for the Resilience Hub. The Colombian band whose music has won acclaim globally have long been environmental campaigners and their virtual presence at COP26 has given their ‘electro tropical’ and the video for their beautiful track Agua a still wider […]

NEWS – Waste pickers of the world unite for a better deal

The Global Alliance of Waste Pickers, together with WIEGO, Green Partners, ICCCAD and Resilience Hub brought waste pickers and allies from around the world to present on the ways that waste pickers mitigate and adapt to climate change. WIEGO and the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers also launched their greenhouse gas emissions calculator, which was developed […]

FEATURE: Creating resilient cities amidst climate change, informality and migration

The Oxford Martin Programme on Informal Cities is studying informal neighbourhoods, economies, health and climate change in cities. A panel discussion with Michael Keith, Kazem Rahimi, Tim Schwanen and Susan Parnell discussed climate challenges and the urgent actions that academics, policy-makers and the global community can take. This blog was originally published on peak-urban.org. This […]

COPpuccino – the smart way to start your climate day

One of the gems of this Resilience Hub website is the daily interview that comes with the catchy title of the COPpuccino. You’ll find it under the Film heading at the top of the Home page where it’s as stimulating as your first cup of coffee. It’s rich and rewarding and even better than the […]

FEATURE: Scalable approaches to moving rural families beyond resilience in developing countries

Michael Carter – Director of Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk & Resilience – shares examples from Mali, Bangladesh, Mozambique and Tanzania where risk management tools are helping rural families not only withstand shocks, but move towards greater prosperity.  This is the ninth story in the Windows on Resilience series produced by CDKN and the Resilience […]

FEATURE: Ocean action is climate action – accelerating resilience to secure a sustainable future for coastal communities

Karen Sack from the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance shares examples from around the world where locally-led action is protecting the ocean and nature, and helping communities to adapt and thrive.  This is the eighth story in the Windows on Resilience series produced by CDKN and the Resilience Knowledge Coalition for the COP26 Resilience Hub – a physical […]