Nicola Rule

  • University of Cape Town, PhD Environmental Studies


Nicola Rule is interested in designing institutions that are flexible and inclusive, appropriate for bringing about a just future in African cities. She has worked for five years on climate change, focusing on supporting local governments in Africa to plan for low carbon futures and proactively address climate threats. To deepen her contribution to this work, Nicola is now pursuing her PhD at the University of Cape Town on institutional learning of local governments and urban communities in times of crisis.