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Climate Resilience - Can Tho, Vietnam

This page describes the Climate Change Coordination Office (CCCO), which was established in Can Tho in 2011 (and Quy Nhon and Da Nang), with support from ACCCRN and the Can Tho People’s Committee

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Cape Town's City Development Strategy and Climate Change

Cape Town’s City Development Strategy (CDS), adopted by the Cape Town City Council in October 2012, presents a vision for the city in 2040, together with a set of goals and strategies. The...

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City Development Strategy

Climate change is a relatively new area of concern at the city scale that has significant and far-reaching implications for the way we plan and influence the future trajectory of 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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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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Climate Change Think Tank

Source: City of Cape Town

Cape Town's Climate Change Think Tank was set up in 2009 based on recognising that in order to tackle the fundamental challenge posed to...

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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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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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Urban challenges of adaptation

Despite the increasingly evident need to conduct adaptation work at the urban level, organisations often have to deal with several obstacles when planning and conducting adaptation actions...

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Cities and climate change

Views on trends, challenges, findings and case studies of cities adapting throughout the world.

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Urban cooling

This case study describes research by the University of Manchester that shows the benefits of urban greening in reducing of the urban heat island effect.

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