South-America

March 30, 2016

Medellin: Climate Risk and Response

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Medellin, Colombia, is the nation’s second largest city with a population of 2.4 million people (Alcaldia de Medellin, 2014). It has a moderate and consistent

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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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January 2, 2014

Lima: Climate Risk and Response

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Lima is located on the southwestern coast of Peru.  A city of 7,538,000 people, Lima is characterized by rise from sea level to 1,548 m. 

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May 11, 2013

Rio de Janeiro Bus Transit: Infrastructure and Environmental Policy

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On May 8th 2013, emerging sustainable development leaders gathered at Wollman Hall at The New School to discuss urban environmental policy in three urban locations: Brazil (Rio de

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GUEP Poster 2013 Spring
May 9, 2012

Buenos Aires: Water Supply Assessment, Reform Mechanisms and Solutions

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Over the next two decades, $40 trillion USD will be invested in bridging the global deficit in environmental infrastructure.   At least half of this investment

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Infrastructure Economics Poster
February 7, 2012

Ciudad Bolivar, Bogota: Policy Prescriptions for Infrastructure Inadequacies

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By Adrian Gonzalez Ciudad Bolivar: Brief overview with three policy prescriptions for improving its quality of life Diagnostic Ciudad Bolivar is one of twenty localities

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February 7, 2012

Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro: Environmental Degradation and Infrastructure Constraints

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By Alissa Westervelt Rocinha and Environmental Degradation Rocinha is the largest favela in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It has an estimated 100,000-150,000

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February 7, 2012

El Alto, Bolivia: Responses to Water Supply Infrastructure Gap

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By Ruth Sabai Water Politics in the El Alto Slum of Bolivia The City of El Alto is located in Metro La Paz (Bolivia), with

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El-Alto
February 7, 2012

Cono Sur, Lima: Coping and Responses to Inadequate Water Supply

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By Kannika Phadoungxath Cono Sur slum is located in southern Lima, Peru and is one of six regions in the Lima Metropolitan Area, with a

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Cono-Sur
February 7, 2012

Aquablanca, Santiago de Cali: Responses to Water Supply and Sewerage Inadequacies

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By Lauren O’Reilly The district of Aguablanca is located on 3,000 hectares in the southeastern floodplain (Ridgley, 1989) of Columbia’s third largest city, Santiago de

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Aquablanca