Tag Archives: Climate Change

Adapting to Climate Change at a City Level: Challenges and Opportunities for Local Governments in the Philippines, San Fernando, La Union.

Colleen Curran is an SCI Intern based in San Fernando, Philippines. ~ ~ Data is to climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) as cheese is to pizza, you can go without it, but with it, it’s much … Continue reading

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Community reforestation project lights the way!

By Amanda Botes, Durban, South Africa One of the flagship climate change response projects on show by the city of Durban during COP17 is the Buffelsdraai Landfill Site Community Reforestation Project. This project has been selected by the United Nations as … Continue reading

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Carbonn Launches First Climate Registry Report for Cities

By Margaret McKenzie, Senior Associate, SCI CIDA Africa Program COP17 is in its second week and there is increasing uncertainty about the possibility of clear agreements on global action to present climate change. The launch of the first annual report of … Continue reading

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Imagine Durban: Challenging us to Find Community-led Climate Change Solutions

Chris Connolly is one of our current CIDA IYIP interns based in Durban, South Africa. Over the next 6 months his work will focus on schools and communications. ~  ~ Imagine Durban, the long-term planning department of Durban’s eThekwini municipality, hosted a … Continue reading

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Branding Your Hippopotamus: The Asia-Pacific Cities Summit

Stu Campana is one of our CIDA IYIP interns based in San Fernando in the Philippines. His work there focuses on waste management. Stu was asked to present at a Young Professionals workshop during the Asia Pacific Cities Summit in Brisbane.  Check … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Cities in a Climate-Damaged World

Written by Marc Stoiber, SC Board Member & VP of Green Innovation at Maddock Douglas. (original post here) “There’s no alternative to sustainable development.” So began a 2009 article in Harvard Business Review. Although the message was aimed at business, it applies … Continue reading

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