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Urban Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction on the road to the second Hyogo Framework for Action: Insights from the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

by Petros Theodorou This piece touches upon two issues. Firstly, it seeks to highlight the necessity of urgent action in Asia in terms of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) by a … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Special Report: Climate Friendly Pathways for Development Conference, UEA, 20th May 2014

On the 20th of May, after the culmination of many months hard work, a group of postgrad students at the University of East Anglia (UEA) welcomed 40 participants to the … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Analysing the climate change – conflict relation

For every complex problem there is an answer that’s simple, clear and wrong. – H.L. Mencken The link between environmental degradation and conflict, including climate change and conflict, has been … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 4 Comments

Adaptation to Climate Change: Inciting yet another Top-Down/Bottom-Up debate.

Written by Kilian Raiser Introduction In 2000, biologist Eugene Stroemer and Nobel-Chemist Paul Crutzen advanced the term ‘Anthropocene’ (Scranton, 2013). Since then there has been wide acceptance of the notion … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · 1 Comment