sea level rise

Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: climate resilience, India, local authorities, natural disasters, infrastructure, community development, sea level rise, cities
Drawing lessons for planning climate resilient coastal cities Divya Sharma and Rozita Singh from the Centre for Research on Sustainable Urban Development and Transport Systems explore the impacts of ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: poverty eradication, climate justice, Bangladesh, sea level rise, resilience, inequality, human rights, extreme weather even
Climate change as the decisive factor for increasing inequality and injustice: A human rights issue for Bangladesh Utah State University‚Äôs Saleh Ahmed explores the unequal impacts of climate change on ... [ +++ ]
Created on Saturday, 06 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: public health, developing countries, infectious disease, Bangladesh, sea level rise, World Health Organization, natural disasters, tropical diseases
... responsible for over five million deaths in 2007 and are responsible for 39 per cent of all deaths attributed to infectious disease. Unfortunately, this attention has not extended to other lesser known ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 02 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 3 - Disasters, Security, Loss and Damage
Tags: Loss and damage, small island developing states, international law, climate change adaptation, UNFCCC, sovereignty, sea level rise
Island nations endangered by climate change Alvin Leong from the Pace Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies explores the implications of sea level rise on legal statehood for some Small Island ... [ +++ ]