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Theme: Climate Change

Making Carbon Markets Work for Your City: A Guide for Cities in Developing Countries

Making Carbon Markets Work for Your City: A Guide for Cities in Developing Countries

There are a number of key areas of local government competencies that city officials may want to target when implementing carbon trading projects; including town and urban planning, infrastructure development, service provision, waste management, energy provisioning and transportation. More info →
Esmeraldas, Ecuador: Climate Change Assessment

Esmeraldas, Ecuador: Climate Change Assessment

This report is based on the Adaptation to Climate Change in Ecuador and the city of Esmeraldas: An Assessment of Challenges and Opportunities, 2009, prepared within the framework of UN-HABITAT ’s Cities in Climate Change Initiative. More info →
Bases para la Gobernanza Hídrica en Condiciones de Cambio Climático

Bases para la Gobernanza Hídrica en Condiciones de Cambio Climático

Public Policy, Water Governance and Climate Change This report on water governance and climate change provides an insight on UN HABITAT's experience on two cities of southeast Mexico. More info →
Kampala, Uganda: Climate Change Assessment

Kampala, Uganda: Climate Change Assessment

UN-HABITAT’s Cities and Climate Change Initiative promotes enhanced climate change mitigation and adaptation in developing country cities. More info →
Local Leadership for Climate Change Action
Sorsogon, Philippines: Climate Change Assessment

Sorsogon, Philippines: Climate Change Assessment

The Sorsogon Climate Change Assessment examines the climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation capacity of a small coastal city in the Philippines - Sorsogon City in the Bicol Region. More info →
Supporting Local Action for Biodiversity

Supporting Local Action for Biodiversity

Loss of biodiversity is one of the world's most pressing crises. More info →
Maputo, Mozambique: Climate Change Assessment

Maputo, Mozambique: Climate Change Assessment

The Maputo Climate Change Assessment is based on the proposed Framework for Urban Climate Risk Assessment developed by the Fifth Urban Research Symposium. More info →
Las Ciudades Y El Cambio Climático:Orientaciones Para Políticas – Spanish Language Version

Las Ciudades Y El Cambio Climático:Orientaciones Para Políticas – Spanish Language Version

Las Ciudades y el Cambio Climático examina los vínculos entre la urbanización y el cambio climático, los impactos potencialmente devastadores del cambio climático en las poblaciones urbanas y las respuestas y prácticas de políticas que están surgiendo en las áreas urbanas. More info →
Integrating the Green and Brown Agendas in a Climate Change Context. Guide for the formulation of Environmental Local Agendas in Colombia (Spanish)

Integrating the Green and Brown Agendas in a Climate Change Context. Guide for the formulation of Environmental Local Agendas in Colombia (Spanish)

Climate change is as obvious as severe is the peril it suppose for ecosystems, infrastructure, livelihoods and health itself. More info →
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