This report shows how innovative finance solutions can bolster climate resilience in the fast-urbanizing Asia and the Pacific by helping microfinance institutions (MFIs) funnel emergency support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Climate change is driving a worldwide increase in extreme events, and the risks of disasters are rising in Australia. This article offers four examples of potential solutions to stop bushfires, storms and floods in their tracks.
Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni city leaders engaged local residents in a citizen science campaign to map exactly which neighborhoods face the brunt of rising temperatures. The study shows how heat relates to historical legacies and future challenges.
As many parts of Australia experience increased flooding, Architecture student Bethany Hooper looks to global examples of building design and planning that centre resilience and adaptability in a changing climate.
Fires in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) have become a global issue, with disasters taking place all over the world. The drivers of increasing WUI fire risk are increasing population, expansion of urban areas into wildlands, and climate change.
Land-use planning needs to be updated to respond to a changing climate. This means working with nature, involving communities and, importantly, including the tools needed to plan for risk and uncertainty.