Monthly Archives: October 2016

ACCCRN Talking on Inclusive Urban Climate Change Resilience at the 5th APAN Forum, Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum is the flagship event of the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) that brings together policymakers, scientists, donors, youth, and representatives from over 50 countries. For 2016, the theme was “Adapting and Living below 2°C:  … Continue reading

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Nightmare Scenario: Coastal Vietnam Faces a Watery End

Nearly 40 percent of the Mekong Delta could be wiped out. Several coastal areas in Vietnam are likely to become the victims of climate change and be under water by the end of this century, according to Climate Change and … Continue reading

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Towards a Political Agenda for Urban Resilience

This article is part of UNU’s Habitat III series featuring research and commentary related to the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, 17–20 October 2016 in Quito, Ecuador. This week, the international community is meeting in Quito, Ecuador … Continue reading

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Regional Plans to be Adjusted for Climate Change, Says Construction Minister

Planning for HCM City and its neighbouring provinces must be adjusted to adapt to climate change and ensure sustainable development, speakers said at a meeting on regional planning to 2030 held in Hanoi last week. Pham Hong Ha, Minister of … Continue reading

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