Climate Change

Speaker Series #31 – Climate Change Governance

Speaker Series #31 – Climate Change Governance

This session highlighted the reflection on the challenges and opportunities of compounding crises – pandemic and climate related crises, as well as the reflection on how cities are trying to address climate risks as they start to emerge from the pandemic ... View More
wooden slums in Jakarta stand along the side of a river polluted with trash.

Creating Climate Resilient Cities through Safe Sanitation – World Toilet Day 2020

The COVID-19 crisis highlighted the enormous challenge of securing cities' pursuit of the 2030 Agenda in Sustainable Development Goals and Urban Resilience ... View More
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Manchester Briefing #20 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We discuss how circular economy, open-source data, and digital capacities and inequalities play a key role in response and recovery from COVID-19 ... View More
No Equity, No Resilience: Minneapolis is All of Us

No Equity, No Resilience: Minneapolis is All of Us

The COVID-19 crisis highlighted the enormous challenge of securing cities' pursuit of the 2030 Agenda in Sustainable Development Goals and Urban Resilience ... View More
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Manchester Briefing #19 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We discuss how COVID-19 impacts people differently, and how different shocks and stresses interact with COVID-19, including localized women-led recovery efforts through gender inclusive services; economic inequalities across marginalised groups; accessibility and inclusivity of evacuation plans; food shortages, agriculture, and climate change; and a case study with lessons from Vanuatu ... View More
Making Cities Resilient 2030

Making Cities Resilient 2030

The COVID-19 crisis highlighted the enormous challenge of securing cities' pursuit of the 2030 Agenda in Sustainable Development Goals and Urban Resilience ... View More
Man wearing denim riding a bike on an empty paris street, with a covid mask

The Sustainable Development Agenda’s Comeback

The COVID-19 crisis highlighted the enormous challenge of securing cities' pursuit of the 2030 Agenda in Sustainable Development Goals and Urban Resilience ... View More
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Manchester Briefing #18 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We discuss the co-benefit of creating jobs that support the transition to a low carbon economy. While COVID-19 is changing the global economic outlook for the worse, the climate crisis has not paused in the background. Any economic recovery efforts should therefore consider how to advance climate mitigation ... View More
Resilient Water Management – How Resilient Cities Share Strategies for Adapting to a Changing Climate

Resilient Water Management – How Resilient Cities Share Strategies for Adapting to a Changing Climate

Water is the lifeblood of a city. Too much is just as dangerous as not enough, and from Cape Town to Byblos, Jakarta to Chennai, climate change demands that any city that wants to survive has to learn to manage and live with water. To be resilient and thriving requires ... View More
Featured image of the Manchester Briefing produced by the University of Manchester and Resilient Cities Network as part of the Cities for a Resilient Recovery program, International lessons on recovery from COVID-19.

Manchester Briefing #16 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We highlight strategies for an equitable recovery in the most deprived parts of cities across the world; how preparations for the forthcoming northern winter are addressing compound risks of seasonal diseases and COVID19 on high risk communities; the efforts to overcome long term unemployment among youth, and how digital innovation ... View More
Featured image of the Manchester Briefing produced by the University of Manchester and Resilient Cities Network as part of the Cities for a Resilient Recovery program, International lessons on recovery from COVID-19.

Manchester Briefing #15 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We highlight how engaging in place-based COVID19 research in your city and community can create multiple-benefits; how African bank and non-bank actors are adopting or accelerating measures to #digitize economies to provide safer, more inclusive financial mechanisms; and how recovery is the time to focus on underlying root causes of ... View More
Featured image of the Manchester Briefing produced by the University of Manchester and Resilient Cities Network as part of the Cities for a Resilient Recovery program, International lessons on recovery from COVID-19.

Manchester Briefing #14 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We highlight the importance of inclusive and accessible communication of data to communities; the role of relief funds in supporting the most vulnerable; and the compound impacts of wildfire smoke on respiratory viruses such as flu and COVID19 ... View More