Infrastructure

October 1, 2011

Shanghai: Energy Sector Climate Risk Assessment

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By Oisin O’Brien Shanghai has developed over the last three decades from a small city into one of the world’s premier industrial and financial centers.

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Shanghai Energy
October 1, 2011

Dakar: Climate Change and Energy Sector Impacts

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By Lauren O’Reilly The Greater Dakar Area, located on the Cap de Vert Peninsula on the western coast of Senegal, is home to 25% of

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October 1, 2011

Tokyo: Water Sector Climate Risk Assessment

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By Diana Balmonte Tokyo is the capital city of Japan and is a densely populated megacity located in the approximate center of the Japanese archipelago.

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Tokyo Flood
October 1, 2011

Toronto: Transport Sector Climate Risk Assessment

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by Corrine Rodriguez Introduction Toronto’s transportation network includes four major highways, multi-modal railway facilities, the Port of Ontario, and Pearson International Airport. Toronto also boasts

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Toronto Flood
October 1, 2011

Toronto: Energy Sector Climate Risk Assessment

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by Paula Silverman Former Toronto Mayor and chair of C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group David Miller made climate change one of his top priorities during

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Toronto Energy
October 1, 2011

London: Climate Change and Energy

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By Heather Zanoni A climate risk assessment (Mehrotra et al., 2009) demonstrates that the most immediate impact of climate change on London’s energy sector will occur

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London Energy
October 1, 2011

Shanghai: Water Sector Climate Risk Assessment

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By Lina Fedirko Climate Risks Shanghai’s water infrastructure provides 56.1% of the total water supply to its industry sector, which includes power plants and coal-fired

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Shanghai Water
October 1, 2011

Tokyo: Energy and Climate Change

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By Toby Simpson Tokyo’s energy sector is a system, which relies heavily on imported fuel. The energy sector provides power to a population of 12.99

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Tokyo
October 1, 2011

São Paulo: Public Transportation Climate Risk Assessment

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By Meredith Danberg-Ficarelli   Central Policy Issue How can the city of São Paulo adapt its public transit system to changing climate conditions, while reducing the

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Sao Paolo Transport
January 4, 2011

Delhi: Water Supply Infrastructure Deficit

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In developing-county cities, demand far exceeds supply.  The following video footage, courtesy of the World Bank, Water and Sanitation Program, shows the people of Delhi

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Delhi Water Supply