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Enabling architecture

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Written by Jenny Roe and Amanda Nioi Thursday, 05 March 2015 01:00

This article argues design is integral to thinking about social care, and offers examples of how enabling architecture can help older people to flourish in later life despite frailty, chronic ill health or impairment.

Source: Architecture Ireland

 

NAZCA Portal: Capturing and catalysing climate action at all levels

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Written by Sander Chan, Pieter Pauw, Harro van Asselt, Tom Hale and Todd Edwards Friday, 12 December 2014 01:00

This article highlights the value of the NAZCA Climate Action Portal, which aims to demonstrate the strategic action being taken by non-state actors either individually or as part of cooperative initiatives.

Outreach, UK

   

A wealth of untapped potential: How low-carbon innovation can fuel economic growth

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Written by Marion Davis and Tan Copsey Thursday, 04 December 2014 01:00

This article, based on the work of the New Climate Economy project, highlights how addressing climate risk can create opportunities for businesses and governments to promote innovation and economic growth.

Source: Outreach, UK

 

Taking a longer view of recovery in the world’s most disaster-prone region

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Written by Frank Thomalla, Michael Boyland, Karlee Johnson and Louis Lebel Wednesday, 03 December 2014 01:00

This article argues for a more holistic, longer-term and resilience-oriented approach to addressing disaster risk reduction and recovery, and describes a new project led by SEI Asia that aims to understand how to handle recovery more effectively. 

Source: Outreach, UK

   

Assessing the EU’s new climate and energy framework

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Written by Harro van Asselt Thursday, 27 November 2014 01:00

This article looks at some of the economic and competitiveness issues raised by the climate targets proposed by the European Union, the world’s largest single market.

Source: BIORES, Switzerland

   

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