Climate Change

December 10, 2015

Santiago: Climate Risk and Response

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Santiago, the capital of Chile, has a metropolitan area population of 6 million and an average population density of 8,464 per square kilometer (CIA, 2009).

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Source: ICLEI, 2014 Source: ICLEI, 2014
January 9, 2014

Ulaanbaatar: Climate Risk and Response

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Ulaanbaatar represents a population not responsible for climate change yet who must deal with its ramifications. After performing a climate risk assessment (Mehrotra et al.,

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Source: Taylor Weidman, 2013 Source: Taylor Weidman, 2013
January 9, 2014

Seoul: Climate Risk and Response

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Seoul is the capital and largest city in South Korea, boasting a population of 10.4 million in 605 km2 (Seoul, 2011). Seoul produces 48.6% of

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Source: Cho, 2012 Source: Cho, 2012
January 9, 2014

Rabat: Climate Risk and Response

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Rabat is the second largest city and capital of Morocco, and the administrative center of the Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaër Region. The city is divided into five districts,

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Source: Google Earth Source: Google Earth
January 9, 2014

New Orleans: Climate Risk and Response

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New Orleans, located in southeastern Louisiana, has a metropolitan area population of 1,205,347 per the 2012 U.S. Census and an average population density of 981.8

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NO poverty distribution
January 8, 2014

Nairobi: Climate Risk and Response

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A climate risk analysis (Mehrotra et al., 2009) of Nairobi indicates that drought caused by climate change will exacerbate the water crisis in the city.

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Source: Google Earth Source: Google Earth
January 8, 2014

Mexico City: Climate Risk and Response

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Water availability in Mexico City, a metropolis with over 21 million people, is precarious due to climate change risk. Mexico City is using water two

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Source: Google Earth Source: Google Earth
January 8, 2014

Helsinki: Climate Risk and Response

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Helsinki is located in southern Finland, on the shore of the Gulf, an arm of the Baltic Sea. It is the largest and most populous

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Helsinki Coastline
January 7, 2014

Addis Ababa: Climate Risk and Response

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Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, is home to the African Union and the UN Economic Commission for Africa, as well as the second

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Addis Ababa 765x500
January 7, 2014

Boston: Climate Risk and Response

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Metropolitan Boston’s population is 4.5 million and within the city limits, 636,000 citizens reside. The expected city budget for 2014 is $2.6 billion. The mayor

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Source: The Boston Harbor Associatioin Source: The Boston Harbor Associatioin