The Bartlett Development Planning Unit


Episode 4: Climate change adaptation

Thinking Cities: Debating Just Development in the Global South

Episode 3: Climate change adaptation
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Dr Cassidy Johnson and Dr Emmanuel Osuteye

Nicola Dillon

Further reading

Adelekan, I, Johnson, C., Manda, M., Matyas, D., Mberu, B.U.Parnell, S.Pelling, M.Satterthwaite, D., Vivekananda, J. (2015) 'Disaster risk and its reduction: an agenda for urban Africa', International Development Planning Review, 37 , pp. 33-43

Adger, W. N., Huq, S., Brown, K., Conway, D., & Hulme, M. (2003). Adaptation to climate change in the developing world. Progress in Development Studies, 3(3), 179–195.

Jabeen, H., Johnson, C. and Allen, A. (2010) ‘Built-in resilience: learning from grassroots coping strategies for climate variability’, Environment and Urbanization, 22(2), pp. 415–431. doi: 10.1177/0956247810379937.

Pelling, M., Leck, H., Pasquini, L., Idowu, A., Osuteye, E., Parnell, S., Lwasa, S., Johnson, C., Fraser, A., Barcena, A., and Soumana, B. (2018) ‘Africa’s Urban Transition Under a 1.5 Degree Climate Change’, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 31:10–15

Revi, R. Satterthwaite, D.Aragón-Durand, F., Corfee Morlot, J.Kiunsi, Pelling, M., Roberts, D., Solecki, W., Pahwa Gajjar, S.Sverdlik, A.  (2014) 'Towards transformative adaptation in cities: the IPCC's Fifth Assessment', Environment and Urbanization, 15 , pp. 11-28
Project Links

Adaptation to climate change https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/development/adaptation-climate-change-cities

Urban Africa Risk Knowledge https://www.urbanark.org

Reducing relocation risk  - https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/development/reducing-relocation-risk-urban-areas

Risk in Informal Settlements: Community Knowledge for Policy Action https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/development/risk-informal-settlements-community-knowledge-and-policy-action

Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality (Urban KNOW): https://www.urban-know.com/

Low Carbon Action in Ordinary Citieshttps://www.loactproject.com/