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Promotion of non-motorised transport

Promotion of non-motorised transport

  • CTCN/AEC webinar: AEC Systems Change Methodology

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    Webinar
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    Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Europe/Copenhagen

    The objective of the AEC is to break down systemic barriers that inhibit the adoption of innovation.  One of the major challenges in the energy industry is the complex nature of the dynamics between higher levels of government (e.g.

  • HDR 2007/2008

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    According to the Human Development Report 2007/2008, the consequences of climate change for some of the world’s poorest people could be devastating. The report seeks to identify the nature of policies that will tackle the causes of climate change and enable effective adaptation, particularly for those who are most vulnerable to its impacts.The first chapter argues that energy-related carbon emissions could rise by more than 50 per cent over the 2005 level by 2030.

  • Women: The Risk Managers in Natural Disasters

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    This paper highlights the unique role played by women during and after the onset of a natural disaster, with specific reference to Sri Lanka and the South Asian region. Sri Lanka, as an island in the Bay of Bengal, is frequently hit by floods, droughts and landslides, with the government response being more geared towards charity and relief rather than preparedness and disaster management.

  • Climate change vulnerability assessment: Greater Port Vila

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    This reports on a series of assessments made for the city of Port Vila, Vanuatu to measure the baseline for understanding critical social, economic and environmental vulnerabilities and range of risks in the face of climate change.

    This report is based on knowledge generated through three visits to the city by both report authors, a variety of engagement activity (interviews, workshops and a transect walk), elicitation of local/traditional knowledge, collating and analysing available primary data, and a comprehensive desk-top analysis of relevant literature.

  • Mexico City's Green Plan: EcoMobility in motion

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    This report by ICLEI describes the ‘green transportation plan’ of Mexico City, previously known as one of the most polluted cities in the world. The transport system has relied on cars and environmentally inefficient and unsafe microbuses, creating extreme levels of congestion which led to an average daily commute of 2.5 hours and dangerous levels of environmental pollution – posing threats to the health and welfare of its residents.