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- DocumentSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2018The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlight how transformations to sustainable economies and societies are a major global challenge.Document
Producing localized commodity frontiers at the end of cheap nature: an analysis of eco‐scalar carbon fixes and their consequencesWiley Online Library, 2018There is no single ‘great’ commodity frontier whose exploitation under current socio‐technical conditions could fuel capital accumulation at the global scale. According to Jason Moore, this represents the ‘end of Cheap Nature’ and signals a terminal crisis for capitalism as we know it.DocumentAnthem Press, 2016When 500,000 Bangladeshis fled to huge concrete cyclone shelters to escape Cyclone Roanu in May 2016, it has hardly reported. Shelters and warning systems have already cut the death rate from super cyclones by 98%, but because few people died and the shelters were designed and built by Bangladeshis, not by aid agencies, few are aware of this striking progress.Document
Challenges and opportunities for urban climate finance – Lessons learned from eThekwini, Santiago de Chile and ChennaiDeutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, 2017This study includes a comprehensive assessment of the situation of urban climate finance in the three countries of South Africa, Chile and India with a specific focus on the partner cities of the “Cities Fit for Climate Change” (CFCC) project: eThekwini (Durban), Santiago de Chile and Chennai.DocumentState and University Library of Hamburg, 2017'Deforestation or Development', which is based on empirical data gathered during 13 months of in-depth fieldwork in 2014 and 2015, provides a holistic understanding of the causes of forest loss in Zambia.DocumentUnited States Agency for International Development, 2018This assessment examines the legal and regulatory environment, intergovernmental coordination, information generation and information sharing, climate change adaptation (CCA) capacity (and urban management capacity more generally), and financial resources and financial mechanisms available in South Africa to address urban CCA priorities.DocumentUnited States Agency for International Development, 2018This report examines the institutional, legal and regulatory environment, climate change adaptation and urban management capacity, and financial resources and mechanisms available to address adaptation and disaster risk reduction priorities in Madagascar’s growing cities.DocumentUnited States Agency for International Development, 2018This report examines the institutional, legal and regulatory environment, climate change adaptation and urban management capacity, and financial resources and mechanisms available to address adaptation and disaster risk reduction priorities in Madagascar’s growing cities.DocumentCenter for International Climate Research, 2017The answer to how climate change will affect Hindu-Kush-Himalaya depends on whom you ask. Some will point at expected changes in climate, others will show what it may do to poor people, and some will express their concerns regarding the economies in the region.DocumentUnited States Agency for International Development, 2018This report synthesizes the work of the Climate Change Adaptation, Thought Leadership and Assessments (ATLAS) project, in close coordination with Mozambique’s National Institute of Health, to assess the impacts of climate change on malaria and diarrheal disease in Mozambique.