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Sustainability for cities

Sustainability for cities

Climate is everybody’s business, a basic, yet elemental truth enshrined in a newly released report that looks at the implications of climate change for cities, says Mona Ludigkeit, who looks at the tools local governments have at their disposal

  • Climate
  • Environment
Toughest female firefighter

Toughest female firefighter

British firefighter Suzanne Enghed won two gold medals in the World Police & Firefighter Games 2013 and successfully defended her title of ‘The World’s Toughest Female Firefighter’ in 2012.

  • Events
Vehicle extrication

Vehicle extrication

Extricating persons from a vehicle following a Road Traffic Collision (RTC) is complex and can place great physical and emotional stress on the rescuer, says Ian Dunbar in the introduction to his new book, reviewed here by CRJ

  • Book Review
Warning signs from space

Warning signs from space

Accepting CME potency is perhaps a good starting point in trying to unravel and mitigate a risk that can create as much, if not more, disruption to local infrastructure than a combined cyberattack and flood, according to Dennis Davis

  • Solar
  • Weather
Water supplies and climate

Water supplies and climate

Climate adaptation is a new planning concept for emergency managers in which we must consider how climate affects emergency planning, response and recovery

  • Climate
  • Environment
Water woes in Pakistan

Water woes in Pakistan

Developing countries are at the brunt end of the harmful effects of climate change, and Pakistan is no different, having experienced severe flooding repeatedly. Each year it pays the cost of these floods with social and economic resources

  • Climate
  • Environment
Why does space weather matter?

Why does space weather matter?

Severe space weather is a risk that brings the potential to damage infrastructure and cause disruption, say Emmelie Andersson and Chris Felton, who describe Swedish and British national programmes to address the threat

  • Space
  • Weather
Geopolitics in the Arctic

Geopolitics in the Arctic

Climate change has evolved from an environmental concern to a matter of geopolitics in the 21st Century. Economic and international politics surrounding Arctic resources are heating up, says Lina Kolesnikova

  • Climate
  • Environment
Hardened approach to soft targets

Hardened approach to soft targets

In the first of his new series looking at security and counterterrorism, Brett Lovegrove says that attacks on soft targets are nothing new and that we must not interpret them as representing a change of direction on the part of the terrorists

  • In Depth
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