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Keep resilience language simple

What's in a word? This short blog underlines the importance of keeping resilience language simple if we are to communicate effectively.

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How resilient is resilience?

This blog asks: how useful (or not) is the concept of resilience for people affected by development concerns such as disaster risk, including climate change challenges and opportunities?

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Tourism Industry Financing of Climate Change Adaptation

Tourism, climate change, and small islands

The SIDS’ tourism sector is threatened by climate change and high adaptation costs. Through industry stakeholders, this study explores the potential of tourism to finance its own CCA.

 

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Climate Change’s Role in Disaster Risk Reduction’s Future

This article uses vulnerability and resilience to explore the intersections and overlaps amongst climate change, disaster risk reduction, and sustainability.  

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Beyond Resilience

"Climate Change's Role in Disaster Risk Reduction's Future: Beyond Vulnerability and Resilience" is a new paper freely available for download. Read the summary here.

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Political Ecology of Community-Based Adaptation

The overarching question that frames this research is: To what extent do social and political structures of community shape the building of adaptive capacity in CBA projects?

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