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- DocumentICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, 2013This report, prepared by ICLEI South Asia with support from the British High Commission in Delhi discusses the opportunities for urban climate finance in Indian cities. It starts by detailing the context of urbanisation in India, and its impacts upon governance at the city and local government levels.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.DocumentUN, 2014This action statement is laid out with the aim to catalyse and accelerate capital flows to cities for investment in climate change responses such as low carbon development and resilient infrastructure, over the coming 15 years.Document
Financing the Resilient City: A demand driven approach to development, disaster risk reduction and climate adaptationICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, 2011ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability - proposes cities pioneer a demand-driven approach to climate financing.Document
The Global Cities Covenant on Climate “Mexico City Pact”: A strategic Global Instrument for Cities and Local Governments Combatting Climate ChangeFundación Pensar. Planeta, Política, Persona, 2012The Mexico City Pact was launched at the World Mayors Summit on Climate in Mexico City on 21 November 2010. It is signed by 207 cities and local governments worldwide and this report compiles progress achieved in the first two years.DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014This article is published by the Evidence and Lessons from Latin America (ELLA) Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities. This was a four-month online learning exchange between policymakers, practitioners and researchers from Latin America, Africa and South Asia who are policymakers, practitioners and researchers working on urban climate change issues.DocumentTaylor and Francis Group, 2014This article, written by TERI, of the Asian City Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN), reviews the ways in which seven of the programme’s Indian cities prepared climate resilience strategies. It notes how the policy-making context in India proves highly challenging for stakeholders trying to integrate resilience planning into policy across government.DocumentThe Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, 2014This report was produced by a partnership of seven leading policy and research institutions from the developing and the developed world. It argues that building more climate resilient cities will be beneficial for economic resilience and the global economy, contrary to concerns about the economic trade-offs of adaptation 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.