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Seizing the global opportunity: Partnerships for better growth and a better climate – the 2015 new climate economy reportThe Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, 2015With 2015 representing a year of unprecedented opportunity with regard to the landmark intergovernmental conferences on development and climate action, the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate have produced this substantial report which makes the case for all parties to forge new and improved strategic partnerships for economic growth and a better climate.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.Document
Identifying constraining and enabling factors to the uptake of medium- and long-term climate information in decision makingClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015This working paper assesses constraining and enabling factors to the uptake of medium- to long-term climate information in a wide range of sectoral investment and planning decisions.Document
Climate finance for cities: How can international climate funds best support low-carbon and climate resilient urban development?Overseas Development Institute, 2015This paper reviews the approaches taken by multilateral climate funds in the period 2010-2014 to support low-emission and climate-resilient development in developing country cities.DocumentBrookings Institution, 2015This paper aims to better understand the link between Latin American countries’ proposed climate actions before 2020 and their post-2020 targets under a Paris agreement.Document
IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Chapter 8: Urban AreasIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2013This chapter of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report focus on climate change impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability in urban areas.DocumentRoutledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2011The book offers a critique of the dominant trends in thinking about adaptation and climate change, particularly social dimensions. It presents a framework for making sense of choices around resilience (stability), transition (incremental social change and the exercising of existing rights) and transformation (new rights claims and changes in political regimes).Document
Climate change, livelihoods and health inequities: the vulnerability of migrant workers in Indian citiesInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2015This paper examines the vulnerability context of migrant workers’ in the informal sector in three Indian cities (Kochi, Surat, and Mumbai), specifically in terms of how their livelihoods interface with climate change and health inequities.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2015Valenzuela 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. It is a highly urbanised and affluent industrial and residential suburb situated in a low-lying area and bordered by three interconnecting rivers: the Tullahan, the Polo and the Meycauayan.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.