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People gathered around samples from the river in the Palmiet River Rehabilitation project in Durban, South Africa. Image credit: Durban Research Action Partnership​.

Climate justice for people and nature through urban EbA

Examples of urban EbA interventions, predominantly in the Global South, are explored in this paper and linked with seven proposed EbA social principles related to climate justice.

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FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 1-6 Summary

This is a summary article signposting the FRACTAL Learning modules 1-6 on inspirational adaptation cases in Africa.

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A Story of a flood in East Africa

HyCRISTAL has spent the past four years exploring how to draw together the experiences of people living through typical flood events in East African cities.

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Transformative Riverine Management in Durban

With support from the C40 Cities Finance Facility, the eThekwini Municipality is building a case for investment in transformative, city-wide urban river management. 

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FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 1

Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Introduction to the first theme of the FRACTAL WhatsApp Learning platform - focused on adaptation action in four African cities.

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Future Proofing of an Indian City – Lessons from Madurai

Future proofing Indian cities is an innovative approach that engages multiple stakeholders in strengthening the blue-green infrastructure of cities in the context of urbanisation and climate change.

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Treading low-carbon pathways toward sustainability in Bogor City

The Urban-LEDS project offers Bogor City opportunities to integrate low-carbon strategies in local development plans, supporting a vision of a more liveable city.

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Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from Kenya

This report investigates advantages and challenges of integrating a gender dimension into climate compatible development strategies in urban settings, in Kenya.

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Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from Peru

This report investigates advantages and challenges of integrating a gender dimension into climate compatible development strategies in urban settings, in Peru.

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Adaptation at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Investigating the impact of weather events on plants, people and infrastructure at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, and using these findings to inform adaptation.

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How Reliable are Regional Climate Models?

Urban precipitation extremes: How reliable are regional climate models?

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School for Social Entrepreneurs

Founded in 1997 in London, England, the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) was created to assist everyday people in launching a social purpose business, non-profit organization, cooperative, or

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INSIDE STORY: Building resilience to climate change locally

Valenzuela City is one of the 16 cities that make up ‘Metro Manila’, or the National Capital Region. Of the 144 cities in the Philippines, Valenzuela City is the 13th most populous, with...

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Targeting Zero Zero - Achieving zero extreme poverty on the path to zero net emissions

Executive summary

The eradication of extreme poverty is, perhaps, the minimum ethical floor for global development efforts. Progress over the past two decades has reduced extreme poverty...

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Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

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Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

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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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Urban food security, urban resilience and climate change

Abstract

Food security is increasingly recognised as a problem in developed countries like Australia as well as in developing countries of the global south, and as a problem facing cities...

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Bangkok Climate Resilience

Bangkok hosted the 5th workshop of the Adaptation Partnership organized by ISET, July 31-Aug 2, 2012. The event focused on “A Community for Building Urban Climate Change Resilience in Asia”. Full...

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Sea-level rise in the Republic of Maldives

Impact problem

Small, low-lying islands have been seen as highly vulnerable to sea-level rise, particularly as many islands and remote and/or low-lying. The impacts of climate change on...

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Cities and Adaptation in Africa

The African Secretariat of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability has recently launched a Climate Change adaptation project entitled “Sub-Saharan Cities: A five City Network to...

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Forests and trees for adaptation: the 6 main stories

Research and practice across different forest and tree ecosystems have provided substantial evidence on the importance of these ecosystems for the adaptation of people to climate change.

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Vulnerability indicators at the urban level

Vulnerability indicators are a valuable tool to identify vulnerable spots, guide the allocation of adaptation funding, communicate and raise awareness, and monitor the effectiveness of policies.

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Water management in Rotterdam

Climate proofing Rotterdam

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