All pages with keywords: urbanisation

As Southern Africa faces new urban drought challenges, who is heeding the wake-up call?

a commentary by Kate Elizabeth Gannon, Patrick Curran, Declan Conway 4 December, 2018

The major disruption to urban water and hydroelectricity supplies caused by the conditions accompanying the 2015/16 El Niño in Southern Africa show that governments and businesses need to be more prepared for climatic extremes, argue the authors of this commentary. read more »


Seminar | Climate change adaptation and urbanization: A review of recent empirical findings

Seminar 29 May 2015

Matthew Kahn, a Professor in the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, will be the speaker for this seminar.


Urban development and air pollution:  Evidence from a global panel of cities

Urban development and air pollution: Evidence from a global panel of cities

a working paper by Charles Palmer, Christian Hilber 19 December, 2014

Study examines air pollution concentration in 75 urban areas between 2005 and 2011. Focuses specifically on the impacts of changes in the urban environment and transportation mode on pollution. A … read more »


Adaptation, Green Growth and Urbanization Workshop

Adaptation, Green Growth and Urbanization Workshop

Grantham Workshop Salvatore di Falco, Nicola Ranger 28 Jan 2014

event was hosted by the Grantham Research Institute and the Spatial Economics Research Centre. The joint workshop consisted of four sessions, incorporating development and growth, spatial, natural hazards and policy, and … read more »