How Global Warming Will Change the World: The IPCC’s Special Report on 1.5 Degrees

  By Dennis Mombauer   This week in Incheon, the IPCC will finalize and release its most comprehensive and critical report on climate change for years to come. Its findings will show the profound impacts on human life and the… Continue Reading

The Stakeholder Consultation workshop on Provincial Adaptation Plans and Sri Lanka’s Third National Communication on Climate Change for the Southern Province

The Third National Communication (TNC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is presently being developed by the Ministry of Maheweli Development and Environment. The TNC is submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretariat… Continue Reading

Blue-Green Protectors: Mangrove Restoration in Sri Lanka

On the border between land and sea, a unique ecosystem covers tropical and subtropical regions around the world: Mangrove forests. Mangroves are well adapted to saline water and the tides, and they thrive along the coastlines of over 118 countries,… Continue Reading

Accessing Climate Finance and Gender Sensitive Climate Action

By Avanthi Jayasuriya Climate change renders women disproportionately vulnerable to its impacts as a result of persisting gender norms and discrimination. This is evidenced in terms of the impacts of climate change affecting scarcity of water, food security, disaster situations… Continue Reading

Facilitating the Implementation of Sri Lanka’s National Adaptation Plan

By Avanthi Jayasuiya A workshop organised by Southern Voices on Adaptation, SLYCAN Trust, Janathakshan (GTE) Ltd, and CANSA Sri Lanka, was held on the 18th of August at Hotel Renuka, for the purpose of discussing on how to facilitate transparent… Continue Reading