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Reflections on COP 20 - or was it COP -10?

Reflections on COP 20 - or was it COP -10?

The 20th Conference of Parties in Lima represents the latest attempts by national governments from across the world to define a common purpose, enshrined in legislation, to combat the growing perils of climate ...

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Climate Change Governance in Cities: Why Experimentation is Essential

Climate Change Governance in Cities: Why Experimentation is Essential

An Urban Politics of Climate Change, a timely new book by Vanesa Castán Broto and co-authors Harriet Bulkeley and Gareth Edwards, is now available. The book looks in detail at how experimentation ...

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From Consensus to Representation: Democratic transition in the Somali Horn

From Consensus to Representation: Democratic transition in the Somali Horn

Somaliland, an unrecognised nation-state in the Horn of Africa, is under pressure to ‘democratise’. But what does this mean in practice? In his new book Dr Michael Walls examines the historical and cultural ...

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‘Learning Lima’ Project Opens Space for People in Voices for Climate at COP20

‘Learning Lima’ Project Opens Space for People in Voices for Climate at COP20

The DPU will be at COP20 in Lima between 1st and 12th December 2014, offering an open space for the voices of ordinary women and men in Lima living at risk to be ...