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Blaming cities for climate change? An analysis of urban greenhouse gas emissions inventories
Cities are often blamed for high levels of greenhouse gas emissions. However, an analysis of emissions inventories shows that — in most cases — per capita emissions from cities are lower than theExpand
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Assessing the costs of adaptation to climate change: a review of the UNFCCC and other recent estimates
This is an evaluation of estimates of the costs of adaptation made by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2007 and by some preceding studies (UNFCCC, 2007; Stern,Expand
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Challenges For Community‐Based Adaptation: Discovering The Potential For Transformation
This paper considers community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change and its relationship to the theory and practice of participatory development. It is argued that CBA needs to recognise theExpand
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Climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation in Zimbabwe
The IIED Climate Change Working Paper Series aims to improve and accelerate the public availability of the research undertaken by IIED and its partners. In line with the objectives of all climateExpand
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Shooting in the city: an autophotographic exploration of the urban environment in Kingston, Jamaica
This paper reports the results of an autophotographic study carried out in Kingston, Jamaica. Cameras were distributed to high school students from different social backgrounds in order for them toExpand
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Roadmap towards justice in urban climate adaptation research
The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21) highlighted the importance of cities to climate action, as well as the unjust burdens borne by the world's most disadvantagedExpand
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Climate change adaptation and development I
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Institutional Capacity, Climate Change Adaptation and the Urban Poor
The urban poor frequently live in the most hazardous physical environments – at risk from diseases, floods, fires and landslides and vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Both the scale andExpand
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Victims to victors, disasters to opportunities: Community-driven responses to climate change in the Philippines
Advocates of community-based adaptation claim that it helps to identify, assist, and implement community-based development activities, research and policy in response to climate change. However,Expand
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Towards resilience and transformation for cities within a finite planet
Despite all the complexities and complications raised by papers in this issue of the Journal and elsewhere regarding resilience and transformation, there are three obvious and simple points. First,Expand
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