Bottom up and country led: A new framework for climate change action

As delegates gather for the Climate Change Conference in Cancun in late 2010, they can benefit from familiarizing themselves with the set of tools available for mitigation and adaptation, as well as how these tools can fit together to form holistic low-emission development strategies. By creating and implementing holistic adaptation and mitigation plans at the regional or national level, countries can transition strategically to low-carbon economic development while bolstering their resilience to the effects of climate change.