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RESULTS kicks off Risky Business campaign with a packed event in Parliament

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By Catherine Blampied, Policy Advocacy Officer “Insurance is just a tool; the point is people” tweeted one attendee at RESULTS UK’s event on climate risk insurance in Parliament last week, where we got our Risky Business...

Weathering a Risky Climate: New Policy Report Launched by RESULTS UK

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Habyarabatuma, a smallholder farmer who lives with his wife and four children in Kamonyi, southern Rwanda, grows maize on a 2.5-acre plot. He used to worry every time the growing season came around. He worried about the rains. If they didn’t come, and the crops failed, would he be forced to sell...

May conference call recording now available

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I am pleased to share that a recording of the May conference call is now available to download here .

This month’s call focused on our Risky Business campaign and the...

Will the World Humanitarian Summit Deliver?

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Leaders meeting at the World Humanitarian Summit could transform the way we respond to the increasingly severe disasters caused by climate change. Here's how.

Last month was the...

Growing climate risks in the UK need urgent action

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With the relentless coverage of Brexit and Westminster turmoil in recent weeks, it’s easy to get lost in the high political drama. Some of the changes currently taking place to the UK’s political landscape are massive and fundamental, as are the risks and challenges they bring. Yet it is worth...

Landmark Paris climate agreement ratification fast-tracks international action on climate change

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‘What once seemed unthinkable is now unstoppable’ said UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon last week when announcing that the Paris agreement will enter into force on 4th November this year.

After years of unproductive climate talks, it seemed that international cooperation around climate...

Taking Loss and Damage Seriously

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It’s been a big week for the future of the Earth. Last Friday, the Paris Climate Agreement - the result of the most complex, comprehensive and critical international climate negotiation – came into force. This week, the 22 nd Conference of the Parties began in Marrakech as countries meet to...

December conference call recording now available

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A recording of the December grassroots conference call is now available to download here .

On this month’s call, we took a look back at campaign successes that the RESULTS grassroots network have contributed to during 2016,...

Advocacy on global development at the World Bank

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Volunteer campaigners Ellie Wason and Hannah Lathan have just attended the RESULTS International Conference (22-25 July) in Washington DC, as part of which they took part in an advocacy meeting at the World Bank.

At the grassroots advocacy level, lobbying our local MPs in the UK, it is...

Reporting back from the UN climate talks

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At the COP23 climate negotiations in Bonn this month, a key question was financing– that is, who should pay for the impacts of climate change. For many countries, climate change is already very real, and economic and social losses are skyrocketing. During climate...

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