Practical Action’s vision is of a world free of poverty and injustice in which technology is used to the benefit of all. We strive towards this vision by working together with poor communities. We actively share knowledge and seek to influence the policy and practice of others to build greater benefits for all.
It seems likely that in the next few days President Trump will withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement. I’m not a climate scientist, but the vast majority of the scientific community is of one mind, that climate change is undeniable. From own experience of working in Africa and Asia for over thirty years, and talking with many people who live there, the climate is changing. Extreme events such as droughts, and floods always affect the poorest the most, which […]
Over the last 2 weeks, national government delegations, civil society organisations, and members of the private sector convened in Bonn, Germany for the inter-sessional meetings of the UNFCCC COP – the annual winter meeting where climate change actions are negotiated. On the agenda during this session, known as SB46, were two matters relating to the role of technologies in climate action, covering mitigation, adaptation, and ‘loss and damage’ activities. The Technology Framework The purpose of this is to provide new […]