230 resource(s) found
August, 2016
Author: Tran Tuan Anh, Tran Van Giai Phong, Nguyen Thi Kim Ha, Dinh Quang Cuong
Although the legal framework for gender equality exists in Vietnam, gender mainstreaming in climate change planning and action have not yet been fully realised and addressed by local actors. In Da Nang, a gendered view to climate resilience building was also a new approach for the city and local...
August, 2016
Author: Nila Ardhyarini H. Pratiwi, Yovi Dzulhijjah Rahmawati, Ivo Setiono
Climate change is not only affecting geophysical systems through events such as floods, droughts, and sea level rise, but also human systems, including livelihoods, health, economies, and cultures. In Indonesia, climate change greatly affects many aspects of the economy, society, and environment....
July, 2016
Author: Nguyen P. Toai, Dang V. Chinh, Amy Y. Vittor, Nguyen N. Huy
In Vietnam, dengue fever is a major cause of hospitalization with over one million cases reported between 1991 and 2004. Changes in the incidence of dengue in Can Tho city due to increased temperature and changes in precipitation, are anticipated. In an effort to better characterize the...
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...