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Indigenous peoples and local communities during the Climate March at COP27 in Egypt

Six Climate Topics to Counter Despair with Determination in 2024

The effects of climate change are no longer distant warnings; they’re here. We must stand united and vigilant, continuing to advocate for change in the face of climate despair.
As we step into 2024, we at Rainforest Foundation US (RFUS) are keeping our eyes on these six topics as a source of ongoing determination.


The IPCC’s Synthesis Report: Urgent Solutions to Address Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its “Synthesis Report,” the final chapter of the Sixth Assessment Cycle, summarizing eight years of scientific research to provide a complete picture of climate change and the solutions to address it. We have highlighted some key messages from the report, including solutions we can work toward together with our Indigenous partners, and with your support.

Indigenous rights' activists from the GATC marched through New York City's financial district as part of Climate Week NYC.

Six Climate Change Topics to Watch in 2023

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has emphasized that humanity will face irreversible climate breakdown unless we act immediately to transform global systems and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This article focuses on six key climate topics to keep your eyes on this year.


2022 A Year In Review

As the year comes to a close we’re looking back at all of the amazing things we’ve accomplished in 2022, together! Check out our Year in Review.


The Guardians of the Future

The New York Times features our indigenous partners at the Global Alliance of Territorial Communities (GATC). Never before have we seen Indigenous peoples’ voices so prominently placed in major media like this. “It’s time for Indigenous voices to lead the climate fight,” trumpets the subheadline.


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Didier Devers
Chief of Party – USAID Guatemala

Didier has been coordinating the USAID-funded B’atz project since joining Rainforest Foundation US in April 2022. He holds a Master’s in Applied Anthropology and a Bachelor’s in Geography. Before joining the organization, Didier worked for 12 years in Central and South America on issues of transparency, legality, governance, and managing stakeholders’ processes in the environmental sector. Prior to that he worked on similar issues in Central Africa. He speaks French, Spanish, and English, and is based in Guatemala.