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Climate change will lead to increases in the occurrence of chronic heat exposure over longer durations and there is an urgent need to focus on managing the risks this poses, as well as the immediate risks from shorter-lived heat events. This policy brief looks at the problem with a focus on developing and emerging economies, and provides recommendations for action by government, utilities, property developers and investors, development support and finance organisations. read more »
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 »
Matthew Kahn, a Professor in the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, will be the speaker for this seminar.
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 »
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 »