Urban Africa Risk Knowledge (Urban ARK)
David Satterthwaite is a senior associate with IIED and visiting professor at the Development Planning Unit, University College London. Two recent books co-authored with Diana Mitlin were Urban Poverty in the Global South; Scale and Nature (2012) and Reducing Urban Poverty in the Global South (2013). Both were published by Routledge.
He was a co-ordinating lead author of the chapter on urban adaptation in the Fifth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and he is currently working with other IPCC authors on a book on how cities can combine development and climate change adaptation and mitigation.
Editor of Environment & Urbanization, David focuses on:
He was previously director of IIED's Human Settlements research group. He was awarded the Volvo Environment Prize in 2004 and was part of the IPCC team honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.
Poverty reduction and environmental problems in urban areas; climate change adaptation, including contributions to the IPCC's Third, Fourth and Fifth Assessments.
David Satterthwaite was an employee of IIED for 47 years from 1974 to November 2021.
BA (University of Bristol), DipDevPlan (University College London), PhD (London School of Economics)
Blog, 10 January 2023
Blog, 03 March 2022
Blog, 05 October 2021
Blog, 27 April 2021
Blog, 25 February 2020
Blog, 06 March 2018
Blog, 27 May 2014
Blog, 07 September 2012
09 October 2020
01 January 2019
01 December 2018
01 June 2018
01 June 2018
01 March 2018
01 November 2017
01 September 2017