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Social protection plays an important role in supporting climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts, particularly in the Asia Pacific region where many remain without adequate coverage.

2023 has shattered climate records, accompanied by extreme weather which has left a trail of devastation and despair, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The WMO provisional State of the Global Climate report confirms that 2023 is set to be the warmest year on record.

India topped countries in the South-East Asia region for the most number of malaria cases and deaths in 2022, according to this report published by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The South African Climate Finance Landscape 2023 report seeks to map climate finance investment in South Africa by way of tracking project-level investments thereby identifying sources and intermediaries of climate finance; financial instruments used; uses of climate finance; and ultimately which sectors benefit from climate finance flows in Sou

Extensive transformations of urban areas in rapidly urbanizing developing countries can be a powerful vehicle for advancing low-carbon urban growth that supports global decarbonization goals. The scale of urban growth in these countries underscores the need to pursue low-carbon urbanization pathways and avoid carbon-intensive development.

This paper describes a method for estimating future frequencies of climate hazards that are specifically relevant for decision-making in public health, infrastructure, agriculture, disaster mitigation, and climate adaptation.

This issue brief aims to highlight consumption-driven emissions inequities among income classes, both within and across nations. It examines a diverse range of developed and developing economies, accounting for approximately 81 per cent of global emissions, 86 per cent of the world's GDP, and 66 per cent of the global population.

India grappled with extreme weather events for 235 days out of the first nine months of 2023, a slight decrease from the 241 days recorded in the same period last year, as per India 2023: An assessment of extreme weather events brought out by Down To Earth (DTE) magazine and the Centre for Science and Environment.

The theme of the 2023 Economic Report on Africa is “Building Africa’s Resilience to Global Economic Shocks.” The report focuses on the impact of multiple and recurring global shocks on African economies.

This policy report explores avenues to strengthen the resilience to growing climate risks and environmental degradation for people living in places affected by conflict and violence, based on case studies conducted in the Gaza Strip, northern Mozambique and eastern Niger, and drawing on the expertise of the International Committee of the Red Cro