As the Global Environment Facility’s 6th Assembly welcomes over 1,000 delegates and heads of state in Vietnam this week, it seems like a good time to take a step back and consider how we are doing…

Karin Erika Kemper |

Also available in: Vietnamese People have been harnessing water to produce energy and perform work for thousands of years. The ancient Greeks used watermills to grind wheat into flour. Ancient…

John Roome |

Also available in: Español In the run-up to the COP21 climate conference, one question becomes central: where will we find the solutions on the ground—and the people to implement them—to realize…

Jonathan Coony |

CIF is bringing attention to gender in climate investing in Tajikistan. Photo: CIF In the arid farming lands of the Pyanj River Basin of Tajikistan, women and children spend much of their days…

Mafalda Duarte |

Also available in: Español | Français | العربية Harvesting rice-fields in a White Thai village in Mai Chau, Hoa Binh province, northern Vietnam. More than two decades ago, the world agreed on the…

Rachel Kyte |

_ I am standing on the shore of Bến Tre Province in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. One of the first questions is, would I be able to stand here in a few months’ time?   If you look just a few…

Rachel Kyte |

_ Tôi đang đứng bên bờ biển tỉnh Bến Tre ở Đồng bằng sông Cửu Long của Việt Nam. Tôi đang tự hỏi rằng liệu mấy tháng nữa liệu tôi còn có thể đứng đây được nữa hay không. Mời các bạn hãy nhìn ra…

Rachel Kyte |

We’re about 16 months away from the 2015 UN climate meeting in Paris, intended to reach an ambitious global agreement on climate change. Now, more than ever, there is a need for innovation to…

Richard Zechter |

  Right now, the carbon markets of the future are under construction in all corners of the world. China is determined to pursue low-carbon development and is embracing the market as the most…

Rachel Kyte |

We raised glasses and cheered to the future success of Mr. Minh’s company. I had just visited his manufacturing facility where his company ASAMLED produces light-emitting diode (LED) lights for a…

Anthony Lambkin |