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Boa Vista slum in Angola's capital Luanda: Better development = better climate change adaptation

How cities in developing countries are becoming more resilient

Cities in developing countries with quality health, housing and water drainage systems, can more easily adapt to a changing climate, says the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. Learn about how Durban, Manizales and Rosario are becoming stronger and more resilient to Climate Change.

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Ideas to build more resilient cities

We hosted the latest chapter in our #citytalk tweetchat series earlier this week in collaboration with Oxfam UK’s Asia Dialogue, and it was a great success. The discussion had over 100 participants and reached over 200,000 Twitter users, with different views and experiences shared as we discussed the issues surrounding our six questions.

Here’s some of the highlights.

“By Joe Peach”


Cape Town in 2040

Cape Town 2040: What are the values and ideals which we should be working towards and embracing in Cape Town towards 2040 and beyond?


Future Smart Reads: New York Special Feature

In a stormy week, we look back at some of the articles which place the resilience and strength of a great city like New York in the spotlight, so that other cities may learn and plan for a changing world.