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Duvan Lopez Meneses

Duvan Lopez Meneses

PhD Student, Sustainability, Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Polytechnic University of Catalonia
Catalonia,
Spain

Titles

  • PhD Student, Sustainability, Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Biography

Duvan is from Bogotá, Colombia, and graduated in geology, specializing in environment and risk management, with master studies in contemporary philosophy from the University of Granada Spain and currently is a doctoral student n Sustainability at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain.

His research interest decision making climate risk reduction the urban context of Bogota, Colombia, focusing upon the conflicts of informal land tenure with land-use ordering and investment for risk management. That led him to talk about how the attribution and distribution of climate risks to explain the huge influence of power relationships in the allocation of the urban risks areas.

Currently Duvan is elaborating a critique to epistemological perspectives for comprehending and treating climate risks, offering theoretical contributions to orientate and support alternative perspectives and methodologies for risk assessment and conflict resolution that facilitate social justice and encourage social appropriation and transformational change.

Book Chapters

2018

Lopez Meneses, D. and S. Hita CaƱadas. 2018. Altos de la Estancia: An applied project of risk governance in Colombia. Pp. 477-499 In: Leal Filho, W. and L. Esteves de Freitas eds., Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America. Climate Change Management. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-56946-8_29. ISBN: 978-3-319-56945-1.

Conference Papers

2017

Lopez, D. 2017. Attribution and distribution of climate risks: A critical analysis of policies for resettlement in Bogota, Colombia, to elucidate new practices of risk governance. Pp. 77-86 In: Rudolph-Cleff, A., C. Mendoza Arroyo and B. Hekman eds., Proceedings: Towards Urban Resilience. Towards Urban Resilience International Workshop. TU Darmstad. (link )

2016

Lopez, D., A. Buritica and E. Venegas. 2016. ARRAIGO: A Platform of People Affected by Risk and Resettlement of Bogota that demands new approaches to understand and manage risk. ICUR2016 Proceedings: International Conference on Urban Risks. International Conference on Urban Risks. Lisbon.

Web Pages

2017

Lopez Meneses, D. ARRAIGO (Rooting): A Platform of People Affected by Resettlement that demands new approaches to understand and manage climate risks. (link )