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In conversation with Daniele Cesano, Redeh

In conversation with Daniele Cesano of Redeh. Following on from the CDKN side event - Mainstreaming Climate Change into Urban Planning Daniele talks to CDKN about the lessons learned from the January 2011 Rio landslides and heavy rains. He explains how the low risk perception of environmental catastrophes’ in Brazil has caused a lack of awareness of the importance of considering long term planning urban planning and consideration of climate change adaptation factors. [more...]

CDKN side event – Mainstreaming climate change into urban planning

The side event showcases some of the project CDKN is currently involved in, including presentations on the situation currently facing Cartagena, Colombia and why climate compatible development is so important to the city. An example from Brazil of what can happen when there is insufficient disaster risk reduction mechanisms in place and how Buenos Aires, Mexico City and São Paulo are working together to promote leadership and climate citizenship. [more...]