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Assessing climate risk: Preparing a climate risk assessment

This video is the first in a three-part series that guides participants through the process of preparing a climate risk assessment. In this video, participants learn how to develop a climate change…

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Conceptualising an EbA project

This video guides participants through the conceptualisation process of an EbA project and necessary components to include. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Elements of EbA: EbA is part of an overall adaptation strategy

This video is the third in a three-part series that covers the elements of EbA. In this video, participants learn about the third element of EbA and its two associated qualification criteria. This…

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Fairness, Understanding Factors of Inequality

This chapter explores inequality based on geographic factors, looking at the history of colonialism and slavery, discrimination, and indigenous populations. This video is licensed under the CC…

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The decision chain of natural resource management: Part I

Discovery of natural resources is difficult; this is evidenced by the fact that in the typical poor country, if we look at how many resources it had discovered per square kilometer and compare that…

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Cross-border Cooperation

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses infrastructure building, which is essential for many of the key challenges faced in the transformation from business-as-usual to sustainable development. He…

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The Eclipse of the North Atlantic

In this chapter, Professor Sachs talks about the shifting geoeconomics and geopolitics of today's age. While the West has been dominant for at least the last 200 years, east Asia, and especially…

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The Classical World

This chapter focuses on the third wave of globalization (land-based globalization), the Classical Age of the Roman Empire and the Han Empire in China, and the role of physical ecology in shaping…

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Prime Drivers of Globalization

What are the prime drivers of globalization? Where do they come from and how do they diffuse? And what are the fundamental patterns of global scale change that affect the dynamics of innovation and…

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Spatial Planning and Recovery

This chapter provides essential understanding of the spatial context during post-conflict recovery and reconstruction processes. This context includes the geographic location of each project and the…

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Ocean Evolution

This chapter examines ocean evolution on long geographic timescales. The oceans are by far the largest ecosystem on earth and they are three dimensional in contrast to the two dimensions on land.…

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