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Again Disastrous Floods – Expectations, Probabilities, and Common Sense

by Renard Teipelke The Resilient Cities Congress in Bonn on the first weekend of June 2013 was thought of as an event where climate change, natural hazards, and urban resilience are discussed – most often with case studies from the … Continue reading

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Pick of the day: Maplecroft’s Political Risk Atlas 2013 forecasts global risk hotspots

“Maplecroft’s Political Risk Atlas 2013 (PRA) includes 50 risk indices and interactive maps developed to enable companies and investors to monitor the key political issues and trends affecting the business environments of 197 countries. The Atlas includes dynamic short-term risks, … Continue reading

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Criticism -> Skepticism -> Death-Knell-Attitude

By Renard Teipelke For decades, courageous, enthousiastic, and convinced citizens have fought for a better democracy in Germany: more transparent, more direct, more accountable. What these citizens have achieved can hardly be described by any words. They fought the system, … Continue reading

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