IDRC’s support for applied research on climate change adaptation began more than a decade before climate change became a climate crisis. Together with like-minded donors, IDRC has helped establish strong foundations for climate change adaptation research.
IDRC is among the agencies proudly representing Canada at the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) taking place in Madrid, Spain, from December 2–13.
Canada and France are supporting engagement and leadership on climate action in the French-speaking world through this training initiative, which includes half of the African negotiating group countries at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Rising global temperatures will increase the frequency and severity of heat waves in India. This increase has a considerable impact on the health of vulnerable communities and the rate of fatalities in the region.