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Clustering for Competitiveness: Urban Patterns for a Green Economy

Clustering for Competitiveness: Urban Patterns for a Green Economy

Part of a series of four entitled Urban Patterns for a Green Economy, this guide argues that strategic investment in physical infrastructure with the diversification of economies allows cities to play a specialised role in polycentric urban development. More info →
Perspectivas para o Meio Ambiente Urbano. GEO Beberibe

Perspectivas para o Meio Ambiente Urbano. GEO Beberibe

Perspectivas para o Meio Ambiente Urbano. GEO Beberibe is the result of of this municipality on urban and environmental issues and the continuous transformations of the city and the population through its history. More info →
Urbanization and Climate Change in Small Island Developing States

Urbanization and Climate Change in Small Island Developing States

This document provides a contextual understanding of the challenges and opportunities of climate change in relation to human settlements in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). More info →
Adaptation and mitigation strategy for climate change for the canton of Esmeraldas

Adaptation and mitigation strategy for climate change for the canton of Esmeraldas

This is an orienting document seeking to provide technical guidelines that will facilitate the design and implementation of policies and actions aiming at fighting the adverse impacts of climate change. 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 →
Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

The overall objective of the study was to sensitize and strengthen the response and capacity of governments and stakeholders in the Kathmandu Valley to the impacts of climate change. More info →
Estrategia de adaptación y mitigación al Cambio Climático para el cantón Esmeraldas , Ciudades en la iniciativa para el cambio climático – Espanol Language Version

Estrategia de adaptación y mitigación al Cambio Climático para el cantón Esmeraldas , Ciudades en la iniciativa para el cambio climático – Espanol Language Version

A nivel mundial, el Cambio Climático es reconocido hoy como uno de los desafíos del siglo XXI, poniendo de relieve el aumento del riesgo de los asentamientos humanos ubicados en los sectores más vulnerables. 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 →
Integrating Climate Change into City Development Strategies
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 →
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 →
Guiding Principles for City Climate Action Planning
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 →
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 →
National Spatial Strategies Saudi Arabia

National Spatial Strategies Saudi Arabia

The study seeks to inform the update and revision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) National Spatial Strategy by analyzing five international experiences on national spatial frameworks and identifying sustainable and progressive approaches. More info →
Local Leadership for Climate Change Action
Tale of 2 cities

Tale of 2 cities

The world continues to urbanize at an unprecedented pace and this year, for the first time ever, over half of the world’s population will be living in cities. More info →
Impact of Climate Change on Urban Residents in Colombia

Impact of Climate Change on Urban Residents in Colombia

This is about the impact of climate change on urban residents in Colombia 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 →
Hoi An, Viet Nam: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

Hoi An, Viet Nam: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

In Vietnamese cities, as in other cities globally, urban centres are often located in highly risk-prone areas, such as in the coastal zone, along rivers or among mountains. Major types of infrastructure, such as roads, hospitals and water supply networks, as well as basic services such as healthcare, are vulnerable to the negative effects of climate change. In coastal areas, storm surges and sea-level rise can affect food supply and settlements. In Viet Nam, it is projected that sea levels will rise by 57 to 73 millimetres by 2100. More info →
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