The Urban Political Ecology of the 2011 Floods in Bangkok: The Creation of Uneven Vulnerabilities
This paper uses an urban political ecology analysis to question the discourses used by Thai government leaders regarding the causes of the 2011 floods in Bangkok and the solutions that … Continue reading
Migration as Adaptation?
A comparative analysis of policy frameworks on theenvironment and development – this paper aims to discuss possible adaptation policies, and current climate change and development policy structures on human mobility. … Continue reading
Energy Access and Urban Poverty
The great majority of people without access to modern energy services are rural and, rightly, much of the discussion on energy access focuses on how to reach them. However, despite … Continue reading
Wanted: more inclusive, resilient, sustainable cities
Eighty per cent of Latin Americans live in urban areas. There has been a rapid increase in the urban population since 1950, reaching similar levels to Europe by 1990 and … Continue reading
Will climate change spark an Asian migrant crisis?
Involving the private sector in building resilience and promoting safe migration is also necessary.They can invest in basic infrastructure such as roads and hospitals to improve rural living conditions and … Continue reading
Climate Change, Environmental Threats, and Human Rights
There are valuable lessons here relevant to other countries and regions The report, “There Is No Time Left: Climate Change, Environmental Threats, and Human Rights in Turkana County, Kenya,” highlights … Continue reading
Gender and Resilience
The contribution that external interventions make to individual, household and community resilience to climate extremes and disasters will largely depend on the suitability of those activities to the local context … Continue reading
Gender and Urban Climate Policy
In the context of gender and climate change, focus is often laid on women as a particularly vulnerable group that is strongly affected by the impacts of climate change. While … Continue reading