341 resource(s) found
October, 2017
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This report describes how The RAND Corporation and the Rockefeller Foundation developed the model and offers a set of case studies to demonstrate how it can be applied across diverse settings. The RDVM is designed to provide a systematic, "structural" framework for assessing...
October, 2017
Author: Indrawan Prabaharyaka
This is an ethnographically inspired essay which is a preliminary rehearsal of how a kampung thinks. Kampung is a form of vernacular ecology that abounds in, but is not limited to, Southeast Asia, with which one can approach climate in a more lateral manner. The exercise is to rethink resilience...
September, 2017
Author: Mercy Corps
This document is Mercy Corps’ first external guidelines for conducting our Strategic Resilience Assessment (STRESS) process. ...
September, 2017
This presentation was delivered by Dr. Umamaheshwaran Rajsekar at the webinar entitled “City under Rising Temperature” on 8 September 2017. He explores technology options to improve thermal comfort options for low rise high density urban development. Implementation of the projects...
September, 2017
Author: Jim Jarvie
A report to ESPA on behalf of the ACCCRN Network ...
September, 2017
Naeema Jihan Zinia, a PhD student at Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University of Australia, is doing her research on urban ecosystem services management in Dhaka by recommending economically feasible and socially acceptable green adaptation strategies. She presented her...
August, 2017
Author: World Wildlife Fund Team
Natural and Nature-Based Flood Management: A Green Guide was developed to support local communities around the world in using natural and nature-based methods for flood risk management. Globally, flooding is the most common disaster risk and that risk is growing with more people in harm’s...
August, 2017
Author: Saon Ray, Meenu Tiwari, Amrita Goldar, Indro Ray, Sahana Roy Chowdhury, Zeba Aziz, Vidhya Unnikrishnan
Adaptation to climate risks is an emerging concern in Indian cities. The evidence generated so far suggests that business as usual is not an option for urban economic resilience in the context of a changing climate.
August, 2017
Author: Sophia Huyer
This report provides an analysis of the status of gender equality in national climate policy in light of the Paris Agreement. It also presents a framework for integrating gender equality into Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) planning and implementation. This report analyses the degree to...
August, 2017
Author: Romeo B. Santos, Ph.D
This paper reports the findings of a Scoping Study that was aimed at understanding the interactions between urban peri-urban ecosystems and climate change risks in the context of Marikina City, Philippines. Marikina is perennially affected by calamities and highly vulnerable to threats of both...