Project Drawdown

The world's leading resource for climate solutions.

Project Drawdown’s mission is to help the world reach “drawdown”—the point in the future when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline, thereby halting catastrophic climate change—as quickly, safely, and equitably as possible.

Drawdown Lift deepens collective understanding of the connections between climate change solutions and poverty alleviation, particularly in countries in Africa and South Asia.

Launched in 2021, Drawdown Lift advances evidence for and disseminates knowledge about climate solutions that have multiple benefits for boosting well-being, strengthening resilience, and contributing to poverty alleviation in rural communities in Africa and South Asia. Drawdown Lift works alongside academic researchers, practitioners, and changemakers to identify and advance solutions to catalyze positive, equitable change, pursue low-carbon development pathways, and advance socioeconomic development in emerging economy countries.

Latest news and articles

Job opportunity: Private Sector Partnerships and Business Development Officer

We are looking for a Private Sector Partnerships and Business Development Officer who will work as part of the GRP Secretariat. Applications are due by 30 June 2023.

Voices of vulnerability and effort: Kunburudhoo Island’s experience with climate change induced Loss and Damage 

The Kunburudhoo Island community in the Maldives plants trees to combat the effects of climate induced loss and damage like beach erosion and salinization. This is the first of the “Voices from the Frontline (Phase III)” stories by GRP and ICCCAD supported by Irish Aid.

Lives of the Lakes – Indigenous hydrological resilience in Valsad district

Photo story by one of our Knowledge Into Use Awards winners, Rhea Shah, showcasing how people in Sarodhi, India utilise indigenous knowledge to build community resilience.

Building foundations for gender equity and women’s empowerment in seafood production

A team of researchers have developed eight national “fact sheets” that cover gender dynamics in seafood production for countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

Shades of resilience in the Sundarbans

Story by our Catalytic Grant winner Esha on the intricacies of responding to communities impacted by climate change.