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    Transformations to sustainability

    STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2018
    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlight how transformations to sustainable economies and societies are a major global challenge.
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    Producing localized commodity frontiers at the end of cheap nature: an analysis of eco‐scalar carbon fixes and their consequences

    Wiley Online Library, 2018
    There 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.
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    Bangladesh confronts climate change: keeping our heads above water

    Anthem Press, 2016
    When 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.
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    Challenges and opportunities for urban climate finance – Lessons learned from eThekwini, Santiago de Chile and Chennai

    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, 2017
    This 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. 
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    Deforestation or Development

    State 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.
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    Building urban resilience to climate change: a review of South Africa

    United States Agency for International Development, 2018
    This 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. 
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    Building urban resilience to climate change: a review of Madagascar

    United States Agency for International Development, 2018
    This 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. 
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    Building urban resilience to climate change: a review of Madagascar

    United States Agency for International Development, 2018
    This 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. 
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    Socio - economic consequences of climate change in Hindu - Kush Himalaya

    Center for International Climate Research, 2017
    The 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.
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    Climate change and health in Mozambique: impacts on diarrheal disease and malaria

    United States Agency for International Development, 2018
    This 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.

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