A temperature timeline to put things in perspective

September 10, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler This timeline of the Earth’s average temperature really puts the last 100 years into perspective, showing just how much human CO2 emissions have affected our climate. Also, note how stable the climate […]

Climate change health risks will hit the poor hardest – so what can be done?

August 31, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Bob Mash, Stellenbosch University Discussions about climate change and the effects it will have on public health and the global burden of disease have been long in the making. These consequences are now starting […]

Gender and migration in the context of climate change

July 2, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Ann-Kristin Matthe, GIZ Gender is an often discussed topic, but a neglected perspective of climate change policy. Migration is one adaptation strategy in response to climate change, and since women and men experience migration […]

City supply networks: The climate risk bubble that could undermine urban resilience

June 21, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler To its inhabitants a city can feel like an island. If you are one of the many billions of people who live and work in a large conurbation, then you might know […]

Herefordshire folk launch innovative campaign to save the rainforest

May 8, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Jeremy Bugler The countless millions who follow this blog will be aware of a rainforest campaign that I and some mates have started, named The Size of Herefordshire. Its aim is to help protect an […]

Will this warm winter silence climate deniers?

February 13, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Jeremy Bugler I wonder if we have reached a turning point – perhaps several turning points – this winter. The weather has been so continuously, so protractedly, so mercilessly weird for the last few […]

The ethical city: an idea whose time has come

February 13, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Brendan FD Barrett Globally, there is intense discussion about the future of urban life through the World Urban Campaign. The central proposition is that: “… the battle for a more sustainable future will be […]

Indigenous peoples move to protect 1.3 million hectares of Peruvian rainforest

January 11, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Jeremy Bugler I didn’t actually say to myself “Stone the crows!” on hearing the news last week that our planet has entered the Anthropocene, a new geological epoch created by man’s impact on the […]

Planning for yesterday: why are we building as if we live in a stationary climate?

January 7, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler When planners, architects and designers build major pieces of infrastructure they, very prudently, consider the impact of future extreme weather events. However as thousands of flood victims in the north of England […]

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