Risks are increasingly cascading across social, economic and environmental systems, making them impossible to address retrospectively. The level of systemic risk is about to become a potential existential threat to current social-economic development.
Global Initiative on Disaster Risk Management
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
This study assesses the percentage of climate expenditure as a share of household income and expenditure in climate-vulnerable regions of Bangladesh, based on primary data. In particular, it investigates adaptation expenditure by rural households.
International Institute for Environment and Development
Kingston University London
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
As world leaders are traveling to Bali to meet at the Global Platform for DRR 2022 and discuss how to better prevent and reduce current and future risks, the UNU-EHS and UNDRR have launched the new report “Rethinking Risks in Times of COVID-19.”
This column presents evidence from Italy showing that high temperatures affect firm demography by reducing the entry of newborn firms in the market and increasing business closures, while relocation to colder areas plays a minor role.
This contributing paper aims to bridge the important knowledge gap between the conceptualization of disaster risk reduction (DRR) benefits and formal theoretical underpinnings and methods for quantifying such multiple benefits.