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- DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2015This study explores the urban heat island phenomena is occurring two cities in Indonesia. Urban heat islands (UHI) reflect the magnitude of the difference in observed ambient air temperature between cities and their surrounding rural regions.DocumentClimate Change Resilient Development project - Mainstreaming Adaptation for USAID, 2015The Climate Resilient Infrastructure Services (CRIS) program was an initiative of USAID’s Climate Change Resilient Development (CCRD) project. CRIS worked to improve the ability of cities in developing countries to provide reliable and sustainable infrastructure services that support smart and lasting development, even in a changing climate.Document
How can climate change vulnerability assessments best impact policy and planning? Lessons from IndonesiaInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2015This research looks at climate change vulnerability assessments (CCVAs) conducted in cities across Indonesia.Document
Climate-informed decisions: The Capital Investment Plan as a mechanism for lowering carbon emissionsWorld Bank, 2015This working paper focuses on capital investment. It concludes that relatively minor alterations to common procedures can reveal the trade-offs and local benefits of low carbon alternatives in the capital investment planning process.Document
Reimagining India’s Urban Future: A framework for securing high-growth, low-carbon, climate resilient urban development in IndiaIndian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2015This paper reviews the current state of the literature on Indian urbanisation to analyse existing urban development trajectories at the state level.DocumentInternational Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), 2015This brief gives an overview of the disaster trends and challenges across the Arab region.Document
International Disaster Response Law (IDRL) in Malawi: A study on legal preparedness for regulatory issues in international disaster responseInternational Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2015This study assesses the legal preparedness for disasters in Malawi in light of the Guidelines for the Domestic Facilitation and Regulation on International Disaster Relief and Initial Recovery (IDRL Guidelines).DocumentSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2015This working paper, produced by the Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability (STEPS) centre, concerns a study of climate change discourse in urban India, with a focus on the mega-cities of Dehli and Mumbai.OrganisationThe Ecological Sequestration Trust was formed in 2011 to demonstrate at city-region scale how to create a step change in improving energy, water and food security in the face of the combined challeDocumentEarthquakes and Megacities Initiative, 2015This guidebook describes the principles, tools and practice of developing and implementing urban disaster risk and resilience indicators.