This discussion paper focuses on how, while many countries have made commitments or plans to integrate adaptation into their social and economic plans and policies, an “action gap” exists. A change in commitments and plans has not yet led to a significant difference in the way development is practiced in response to climate change impacts.

The objective of this study is to present the results of a model developed by Microsol with regards to cooking in rural households between 2018 and 2030, with information from three countries: Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

The years 2016 and 2017 were especially bad for the world’s tropical forests as dry, hot weather led to widespread fires that, along with activities like clear-cutting for agriculture, resulted in

At least 14 people were killed and several others injured when a mudslide buried homes in a small community in southwest Colombia on Sunday, the National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (UNGRD) s

Ministers from more than 30 developing countries on Monday urged wealthy nations to top up a set of climate funds that channel money to international development banks, in a year when competition f

There is a land at the center of the Americas that is said to remain in the wild.

Biofuels are an essential renewable energy resource, with 40% (90 exajoules) of renewable energy resources projected to come from biofuel sources by 2050. In order to meet these projected energetic demands, biofuel production must be increased from the current annual biofuel yield of 50 exajoules.

Research suggests that extreme weather events have a negative impact on agricultural income and wellbeing of smallholder households. Climate change induced shocks can also affect people's ability to work, thereby, infuence their decisions on labor or time allocation.

An overnight landslide caused by heavy rains killed 11 people, including four children, in the central Colombian town of Marquetalia, the country’s disaster relief agency said on Thursday.

Agriculture is one of the sectors that has greatly benefitted from the establishment of climate services. In Colombia, interannual climate variability can disrupt agricultural production, lower farmers' incomes and increase market prices. Increasing demand thus exists for agro-climatic services in the country.

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