227 resource(s) found
July, 2016
Author: World Economic Forum
For over a decade, the Global Risks Report series has shed light on the increasing interconnectedness and rapidly evolving nature of global risks. As of its 2015 edition, the Report has put forward actionable solutions to address global risks, the scope of which is beyond the domain of just one...
July, 2016
Author: ARUP
The effects of global warming on water supply represent one of the greatest challenges for cities in the 21st century. City administrations are seeking ways to meet demand for water from growing populations while grappling with the issues presented by climate change - extreme rainfall and...
June, 2016
Author: Acclimatise, IIED, ICCCAD
A new paper by Acclimatise, IIED and ICCCAD with support from CDKN finds that the private sector in Bangladesh is beginning to recognize that climate change presents a number of significant opportunities. Although several challenges stand in the way of businesses scaling up their climate-related...
June, 2016
Author: Vikas Desai
Global temperature rise has already started shooting its local effects. India witnessed highest temperature records since 2010 and noticeable increase from 2014-2016.  In case of coastal cities like Surat, not only heat but humidity too plays a vital role. Well-being of citizens as well as...
June, 2016
Author: Acclimatise, IIED, ICCCAD
This policy brief by Acclimatise, IIED and ICCCAD and with CDKN’s support examines the role of the private sector in climate compatible development (CCD) in Bangladesh. It is estimated that if prompt action is not taken at a global scale, the costs of climate change to Bangladesh could...
June, 2016
Author: Vikas Desai
Surat is a coastal city with just comfortable temperature and humidity for mosquitoes to grow and spread disease, high migration rate, rampant construction activities and climate change trend are add on risk to mosquito born diseases in the city. Vulnerability of city to mosquito born diseases is...
June, 2016
Author: Dr. Julie Kim
This handbook is the culmination of the Financing Urban Infrastructure Initiative launched by the New Cities Foundation (NCF) in early 2015. The primary aim of the Initiative is to address critical infrastructure financing (and funding) issues and challenges facing cities today as they undergo...
May, 2016
Author: ACCCRN Learning Forum 2016
Day 1 - May 23, 2016ACCCRN Learning Event Keynotes by Jo Da Silva, ARUP.Day 2 - May 24, 2016What it takes to Build Resilience in a CitySteve Gawler, ICLEI Oceania: Lessons in Resilience Building (presentation)Supachai Tantikom, CRO Bangkok: Bangkok Resilience (presentation)Purnomo Dwi...
May, 2016
Author: ISET-International, CCCO Can Tho
Can Tho is situated in the centre of the Mekong Delta, with a population of approximately 1 million people. An Binh ward, a densely-populated middle to lower income residential area in the central Can Tho district of Ninh Kieu, has 10 local canals with a total length of approximately 10 km. About...
May, 2016
Author: ISET-International, CCCO Can Tho
Can Tho is a growing city of about one million people, approximately half of whom live in the city’s peripheral rural districts. Rapid land conversion and population increase in peri-urban areas just outside the highdensity urban core means that new residents are moving into areas that...