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October 30, 2014
October 29, 2014
As the population of Indore city continues to grow and settlements in some areas increase in density, vulnerable communities are faced with the challenge of poor ventilation. Their homes, which utilize low-cost building materials, including tin roofs, often keep the heat and humidity inside, rendering them almost intolerable in the summer months.
October 23, 2014
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December 03, 2014
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November 15, 2014
The Leaders Summit is the most important event in the G20 year. The summit provides a valuable opportunity for leaders to discuss a wide range of global economic issues and to use their collective power to improve people’s lives. The summit is informed by the policy discussions held throughout the year. At the end of the summit, leaders release a communiqué which outlines the G20 policy discussions and commitmen
October 27, 2014
The 40th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 40) will be held to adopt the Fifth Assessment Review (AR5) Synthesis Report and approve its Summary for Policy Makers. Subsequently, in December 2014, a copy of the Synthesis Report will be presented to the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 20) to the UNFCCC.
September 23, 2014
City Progress Watch
September 30, 2012 - In an effort to increase teachers’ and students’ climate change adaptive capacity, an ACCCRN project in Bandar Lampung is using teacher training in elementary and junior high schools and to encourage activities within the wider city to increase resilience, which will reduce vulnerability.
September 30, 2012 - ACCCRN’s partners in Hat Yai are implementing a project to improve the quality of life of vulnerable communities through strengthened capacities for the preparation and mitigation of flood related and disaster impacts. The project will create a capacity building model for vulnerable urban community groups.
July 25, 2012 - Mike DiGregorio and Huyen Cao Van recently published “Living with Floods”, which focuses on the relationship between urban development, flood risk, and vulnerability in the northern suburbs of Quy Nhon, and presents an innovative methodology of mapping historical flood by in-depth interviews with testimony of local people who experienced the event.