Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

Development concerns always stand at the heart of international environmental cooperation. Yet sometimes misguided development plans and priorities might hinder future development and create unprecedented environmental challenges. Though some of the impacts of climate change are already visible and to a larger extent affect developing countries, adaptation and mitigation sometimes lag behind scientific evidence and projection. Mainstreaming climate policies into development planning is therefore essential, both for developed and developing countries to successfully adapt to the impacts of climate change. Turkey, after becoming a party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has accelerated its efforts to take action with regard to climate change.

 

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Rana Izci
Rana Izci
From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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