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- DocumentThe Ecological Sequestration Trust, 2015This report introduces resilience.io: a computer-based platform which allows users to model resource flows, for example, energy, food and water, so that regions can manage both their economy and critical supporting ecosystems.DocumentStockholm Environment Institute, 2014This paper compares the opportunities or economically attractive low-carbon investment opportunities in five cities: Leeds in the UK, Kolkata in India, Lima in Peru, Johor Bahru in Malaysia and Palembang in Indonesia.Document
Moving towards inclusive urban adaptation: approaches to integrating community-based adaptation to climate change at city and national scaleInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2014Adaptation to climate change in urban areas presents a complex challenge. Consequently, approaches to urban adaptation should be both multilevel and multidimensional. Community-based adaptation (CBA) presents an opportunity for local-level participation in framing adaptation planning and activities, with wider transformative potential for urban governance.Document
Government by experiment? Global cities and the governing of climate change - Bulkeley - 2012 - Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers - Wiley Online Library2012In this paper, we argue for an approach that goes beyond an institutional reading of urban climate governance to engage with the ways in which government is accomplished through social and technical practices.DocumentUNEP Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, 2014This handbook has been developed by UNEP to provide an overview and capacity-building for local government stakeholders about mechanisms to finance climate change adaption and mitigation.DocumentICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, 2010This report by ICLEI describes the ‘green transportation plan’ of Mexico City, previously known as one of the most polluted cities in the world.DocumentWorld Bank, 2012This chapter gives the history of the GEO-RIO foundation, an institute of geotechnics of the municipal government, which has been working to map the risk of landslides and develop prevention measures for almost 50 years.