Environment & Urbanization

World leading environmental and urban studies journal


Cover form October 2010 issue: Youth and the CityEnvironment and Urbanization (E&U) is one of the world's most highly ranked environmental and urban studies journals. It provides researchers, NGO staff and professionals in Africa, Asia and Latin America with the chance to write about their work, present their ideas and debate on issues. Read more…

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Towards resilience and transformation for cities II

After an editorial on how to get local governments, residents and enterprises to respond to the new IPCC Fifth Assessment, four papers discuss different aspects of resilience, and six papers show the full spectrum of responses to climate change There are also papers on the highly inappropriate city plans being developed in sub-Saharan Africa and India; on urban poverty in Zambia; participatory budgeting in Chengdu, China; community upgrading in Manila; and participatory methods for researching entrepreneurship.”

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