Informality and Social Protection

Are Environmental Protections Leaving Social Security Behind?

By |2024-02-06T12:23:46+01:00February 6th 2024|

Climate change exacerbates inequality while inequality exacerbates climate change. So, how can we break free from this cycle that disproportionately harms those communities that contribute the least to climate change, Taylor Cass Talbott asks.

Informality and Social Protection

Community Mobilisation Drives Social Protection and Resilience in Zimbabwean Informal Settlements

By |2024-02-27T09:24:40+01:00February 1st 2024|

Zimbabwe's informal settlements find empowerment through grassroots initiatives. From housing savings to inclusive infrastructure, Teurai Anna Nyamangara showcases how community mobilisation leads to social protection and resilience.

Informality and Social Protection

Local Solutions, Global Impact: Municipal Markets and Climate Action

By |2024-01-23T18:40:13+01:00January 23rd 2024|

How can local communities and governments work together to foster a sustainable future in Africa's food systems? Luke Metelerkamp explores how municipal fresh produce markets, vital for many informal workers, actively tackle food waste, reach organic waste targets, and embrace low-emission technologies.

Poverty and Hunger

From Trash to Treasure: Korogocho’s Food Waste Champions

By |2024-01-29T10:46:20+01:00December 28th 2023|

Explore Nairobi's dynamic markets with Joy Carey and Sam Ikua, where waste undergoes a remarkable transformation. These champions not only reshape the narrative around waste but also address issues of food and hunger, driving innovation and leaving a lasting impact on the community.

Migration and Climate

Climate-induced Displacement: Loss and Damage in Bangladesh

By |2023-11-08T14:49:58+01:00November 7th 2023|

As climate change exacerbates displacement and loss in Bangladesh, Saleemul Huq and Lutfor Rahman call for a collaborative global effort to address loss and damage funding. The upcoming COP28 in Dubai may be a game changer.

Climate Adaptation

A Small Town Copes With Big Disaster: What Can We Learn from Mongla in Bangladesh?

By |2023-11-08T14:51:48+01:00October 26th 2023|

Mongla in Bangladesh is facing adverse climate change impacts. What can we learn from the town’s efforts to minimise the effects using its capacity and leadership? By Lutfor Rahman

Climate Adaptation

From Risk Aversion to Climate Resilience: MHT’s Climate Risk Insurance Game

By |2024-01-05T13:02:00+01:00October 10th 2023|

Women are particularly affected by climate change. Chirayu Brahmbhatt introduces an innovative game on climate risk insurance for female empowerment.

Urban Climate Resilience

Building Safe and Equitable Climate-Resilient Cities for All

By |2024-01-05T12:55:30+01:00July 4th 2023|

In the face of escalating climate-related disasters, Ron Harris and Jordana Vasquez from the Resilient Cities Network discuss strategies and tools for building resilient cities.

Urban Climate Resilience

Growing a Greener City: Erbil’s Roadmap to Climate Adaptation

By |2024-01-05T12:55:48+01:00June 27th 2023|

In response to rapid urbanisation and climate change impacts in Erbil, Iraq, Sinam Hawro Yakoob, highlights how a community-driven initiative has set an ambitious goal of planting one million indigenous oak trees to enhance the city’s environment and its capacity to adapt to climate change.

Urban Climate Resilience

Scorching Cities: The Looming Heat Crisis in South Asia

By |2024-01-05T12:56:06+01:00June 20th 2023|

Abhas Jha brings attention to the urgent heat crisis in South Asian cities, where rising temperatures threaten lives, livelihoods, and the economy while also exploring potential solutions to protect the most vulnerable.

Urban Climate Resilience

Building Bridges for Resilience: Bonn’s Impactful Network for Change

By |2024-01-05T12:56:22+01:00June 14th 2023|

Resilience and preparedness are vital conditions for safeguarding the future of our cities. Stefan Wagner, Head of Germany’s Office for International Affairs and Global Sustainability in Bonn, illuminates the city’s new role as an MCR2030 Global Resilience Hub.

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