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    Impact of climate change on rural livelihoods

    Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific, 2018
    Impacts of Climate Change on Rural Livelihoods in CIRDAP Member Countries – the Rural Development Report 2017 is the fourteenth of the CIRDAP biannual reports that explores the current status and future perspectives on how climate change may affect livelihoods of rural people in Asia and the Pacific region.
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    Engaging the private sector in green infrastructure development and financing: a pathway toward building urban climate resilience

    United States Agency for International Development, 2018
    In 2050 it is expected that over 60 percent of the global population will live in urban areas, representing an increase of 2.5 billion people.
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    The climate change - modern slavery nexus in Cambodia

    Impact Initiative, 2018
    This Research Impact brief focuses on Cambodian brick kilns to examine how a high vulnerability to climate change can facilitate trafficking into new industries and greater susceptibility to modern slavery.
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    Policy priorities for decarbonizing urban public transport

    Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2018
    This report identifies policy priorities, megatrends and pressing issues regarding the decarbonisation of urban passenger transport.It presents
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    Disability inclusion and disaster risk reduction: overcoming barriers to progress

    Overseas Development Institute, 2018
    Disasters have a disproportionate impact on people with disabilities, who are at higher risk of death, injury and loss of property. Although the rights and needs of people with disabilities in disasters are increasingly being addressed through policies, standards and guidelines, much more needs to be done to remove the barriers to their inclusion in disaster
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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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