Anton Cartwright

Anton is an ecological economist based in Cape Town

resilience

Urban resilience and everyday risk

African cities face unique challenges and climate change threats. This paper analyzes how resiliency can be made applicable to urban African contexts.

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City-scale decisions

Abstract

How do cities take effective decisions in the management of climate change impacts and in organising their functions, communities and economies so as to reduce...

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DIVA sea-level rise model

Introduction to DIVA

The Dynamic Interactive Vulnerability Assessment (DIVA) represents one, well-recognized, way of assessing sea-level rise impacts. DIVA takes into account biophysical and socio...

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Economics of Climate Change in the Pacific

Introduction

Climate change has been identified as one of the critical challenges of this century for the Pacific region. The region’s vulnerability arises from its unique geography and...

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Governing climate risks in Cape Town

Cape Town has an extensive coastline, numerous wetlands and winters marked by heavy rains and stormy seas. The coast, wetlands and waterways count as major assets to the city, but also pose...

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Managing coastal risks in Cape Town

Cape Town coastal defense (photo credit: Sean Wilson)

Cape Town has an extensive coastline. The city's coast provides economic opportunities, recreational spaces, and...

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Economics of adaptation

Assessing the costs of adaptation using multiple lines of evidence.
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