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Have France’s éco-quartiers (eco-districts) made advances in resilient city-making? A discussion paper

In order to deal with climate change and variability, many cities around the world have developed strategies to promote sustainable urban development (the “green agenda”), and in more recent years, urban resilience and adaptation (the “blue agenda”). In the past couple of (...)

What does ‘mapping risks‘ mean in a risk society?

Governments use mapping of natural and industrial risks as a regulatory tool for managing risks and anticipating their consequences in terms of land use planning. However, it often fails to take into account the spatial and temporal dynamics specific to each risk situation. (...)

The difficult disaster waste management: case of Irma hurricane in Saint Martin

Hurricane waste management is a significant post-crisis issue. Based on review of articles on hurricane waste management in several Caribbean and US territories and on a survey a few months after Irma hurricane in the Saint Martin island, this article shows difficulties in (...)

Coaticook: Scientific analysis of vulnerability integrating implication of local stakeholders and citizens for a more resilient city and community

Pratt stream flooded downtown Coaticook several times and caused serious damage, particularly in 2014 and 2015. To improve understanding of risk and move towards better management, adaptation and resilience, the vulnerability of the population and the territory is mapped and (...)

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