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Climate Service Center Germany

The Climate Service Center was an initiative developed by the German Federal Government, initiated in 2009, based at Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG).

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Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives

This policy brief describes a ‘co-exploration’ approach to identifying climate change adaptation needs in Accra, Ghana, and Maputo, Mozambique.

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Climate Sense

Climate Sense is a UK-Based international consultancy specialising in behaviour change and capacity development for climate change [mitigation and adaptation].
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FRACTAL climate and cities project

FRACTAL is a 4-year project with the aim to advance scientific knowledge about Southern Africa's climate, and integrate this knowledge into decisions at the city-regional scale.

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CRIS Lessons Learned

The CRIS program focused in developing country cities to provide sustainable infrastructure services that support smart, lasting development.

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United Nations Human Settlements Programme

UN-Habitat is the United Nations programme working towards a better urban future.

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Kazakhstan's local farmers adapt to climate aridity

Akmola Oblast is the nation’s agricultural center, but its fragile steppe ecosystem is subject to harsh weather conditions exacerbated by climate change and threatening local economy.

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Communauté Urbaine de Douala / Douala City Council

The urban community of Douala is a decentralized public entity that manages under the tutelage of the State of Cameroon, local business to ensure the social and cultural economic d

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Afghan Cities for Life

This article examines the key environmental challenges facing Afghan cities, including services such as transport, water, sanitation; natural resource management; climate change and DRR.

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Understanding the risk of flooding in the city: The case of Barangay Potrero, Metro Manila

Malabon City is in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines. It is part of a sub-region called CAMANAVA (composed of the cities of CAloocan, MAlabon, NAvotas...

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City-scale decisions

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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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New Climate Economy- Synthesis Report

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate was set up to examine whether it is possible to achieve lasting economic growth while also tackling the risks of climate change. The...

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Comune di Bologna

Bologna is the Regional Capital and the biggst city of Emilia-Romagna.

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Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network

Climate change resilience is the capacity of an individual, community, or institution to dynamically and effectively respond to shifting climate impact circumstances while continuing t

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Global Adaptation Network

The Global Adaptation Network works on a range of adaptation projects, connecting each one into a larger worldwide platform.

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First results of our urban adaptation survey

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It's been two months since we sent out the link to the weADAPT urban adaptation survey and we have obtained 16 responses so far... must be...

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ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is the leading global network of more than 1,500 cities, towns and regions committed to building a sustainable future.

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Survey of urban adaptation planning

Based on a survey of 468 cities worldwide conducted in 2011, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has published a report that offers an insight into how cities worldwide are facing the...

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Climate Change at the City Scale

Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation in Cape Town

by Anton Cartwright, Susan Parnell, Gregg Oelofse and Sarah Ward 

Climate change impacts are scale and context specific, and...

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Water management in Rotterdam

Climate proofing Rotterdam

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Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention

A key professional agency to fulfill the public health function of Shanghai Municipal government.

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International Institute for Environment and Development

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is a global leader in sustainable development.

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