109 multimedia found
50:5 - 6 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 - 101 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 - 60 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 - 2,478 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 - 535 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...
2:33 - 455 views - June, 2017
The video conveys the existing issues with regards to transportation and tries to convey how with the right approach sustainability can be attributed to it. It takes the case of Mumbai, one of the largest metropolises in the world. Although traffic, noise and air pollution,...
1:22 - 73 views - June, 2017
A simple module to treat waste water using living plants. An effective solution to arrest seepage of waste water into the ground water table and reuse treated water thereby saving this precious resource.Credit: Tallulah D'Silva, read her work here.