Mapping My First Impressions
Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a workshop at MahaSarakam University supported by the Urban Climate Resilience in South East Asia Partnership (UCRSEA) where scholars from various Thai universities got together to share their work and brainstorm goals for future research. For me, a recent college graduate from Michigan who was very new to this field, attending this type of gathering was a great introduction to the type of work being done in the region on urbanization and climate change.
Market-Based Solutions Cannot Forge Transformative and Inclusive Urban Futures
There is an advertisement that is played with great frequency on television in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Even without the language, the imagery is powerful and vivid; the meaning seems unambiguous. In the setting of a sparklingly clean, modern kitchen, a young pregnant woman goes to drink a glass of what appears to be clean water.