82 resource(s) found
December, 2017
Author: Phong Tran
This report is the synthesis of relevant studies in Da Nang conducted by the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (ISET) and the Climate Change Coordination Office of Da Nang (CCCO) in collaboration with relevant organizations and agencies in Da Nang. The research demonstrates that...
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: 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...
July, 2017
Author: Climate Tracker
In terms of communicating climate change, the burgeoning media in South Asia can play an important role in providing a voice to the very communities that are ignored by decision makers. But whether it is actually reporting on climate change, and its accessibility to the general public, is...
July, 2017
Author: Pulse Lab Jakarta
The Urban Poor Consortium has kindly shared its approach to participatory urban vulnerability mapping in the form of a toolkit. It is a step-by-step guide to participatory data collection, data visualisation and decision making in urban communities. You can read the Urban Vulnerable Mapping in...
June, 2017
This desk review of evidence on ecosystem services and resilience in urbanizing contexts in Indonesia supports a scoping study being carried out by a Working Group co-created by ESPA (Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation Directorate) and ACCCRN (Asian Cities, Climate Change Resilience...
June, 2017
This desk review of evidence on ecosystem services and resilience in urbanizing contexts in Bangladesh supports a scoping study being carried out by a Working Group co-created by ESPA (Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation Directorate) and ACCCRN (Asian Cities, Climate Change Resilience...
June, 2017
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Globally, the frequency of natural disasters has steadily increased in recent decades, particularly the devastating storms and floods that many associate with climate change. Asia and the Pacific have borne the brunt of this alarming trend: natural disasters are now four times more likely to...