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6:14 - 13 views - October, 2017
Anna Brown, former Senior Associate Director of The Rockefeller Foundation. She earned her Master in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology shared her lessons learned from her 15 years of experience in sustainable development, and financing resilience...
September, 2017
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50:5 - 3 views - September, 2017
Energy consumption through the use of electronic appliances (e.g. television, kitchen equipment, lighting) is continuing to increase, whichis leading to rising temperatures. In this way, temperature has become one of the stresses faced by most cities not only in Asia, but also...
2:59 - 18 views - September, 2017
Bangladesh faces multi-dimentional challenges related to population growth, rapid urbanisation, land use change, and natural hazards. But, the severity of these challenges is event more intense given the likely climate change in terms of salinity intrusion, sea level rise,...
August, 2017
Bangladesh, India, and Philippines are taking this point seriously. Through working to improve public understanding of storm risks, they helped ensure that weather forecast lead to timely and efficient evacuations. In result: millions moved to safe areas, millions are safe...
1:1:45 - 52 views - July, 2017
“How to engage people to pay attention to information and discussion related to Urban Climate Change Resilience (UCCR)?”“Who are ‘this people’ we want to engage?”Find out the answers of those questions in this webinar video conducted by...
19:52 - 1,356 views - July, 2017
As part of her research on climate change, Dr Joanne Jordan spent months in the slums of Dhaka talking to over 600 people in their homes, work places, local teashops and on street corners to understand how climate change is linked to or creating problems in their &lsquo...
4:17 - 393 views - July, 2017
Our cities are expanding in all directions, urbanising at a fast pace, at the cost of environmental degradation, giving way to climate change. The climate change impacts are multi dimensional , the major physical impact will be from the temperature increase and sea level rise....
July, 2017
The number of forcibly displaced people has grown from 33.9 million in 1997 to 65.6 million persons in 2016 due in large part to conflicts in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. The rise in conflict globally has resulted in the occurrence of 20 displacements per minute...
June, 2017
The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN), funded by the Rockefeller Foundation and technically managed and coordinated by the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (ISET), officially started working in Vietnam in 2008 with the engagement of three...