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Strategic Environmental Assessment of the sea defences sector policy in Guyana

The Strategic Environmental Assessment describes, identifies and assesses the likely significant impacts and implications of the implementation of the Sea Defence Sector Programme and Sector Policy Framework. In short, this Strategic Environmental Assessment provides: An environmental assessment of...
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Science Summary: The heavy precipitation event in Chennai, India, 1 December 2015

A relentless downpour pounded Tamil Nadu’s capital city of Chennai on 1 December 2015, flooding and submerging one of India’s largest cities. The heaviest one-day rainfall in the region in more than a century – as much as 494 mm (19.45 inches) – left more than three million people without basic...
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Science Summary: Heat wave in Phalodi, India, 19 May 2016

On Thursday 19 May 2016, India experienced an all-time record high temperature for any calendar day. The high temperature reached 51°C in the city of Phalodi in the Jodhpur district of the state of Rajasthan. By some accounts it was the third-highest temperature ever documented globally. It was so...
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Green Growth in Practice: Lessons from Country Experiences

Green growth is a relatively young field of public policy practice. The Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP) initiative was set up to accelerate learning and to inform design of green growth programs, by undertaking an analysis of early experiences. For this report, GGBP engaged 75 authors in...
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INSIDE STORY: Understanding the risk of flooding in the city: The case of Barangay Potrero, Metro Manila

Malabon City is in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines. It is part of a sub-region called CAMANAVA (composed of the cities of CAloocan, MAlabon, NAvotas and VAlenzuela) located in the northern part of Metro Manila Bay and situated in the estuary of several river deltas...
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