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2013

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Christine Wamsler

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Planning For Climate Change In Urban Areas: From Theory To Practice, Christine Wamsler, Ebba Brink, Claudia Rivera Jan 2013

Planning For Climate Change In Urban Areas: From Theory To Practice, Christine Wamsler, Ebba Brink, Claudia Rivera

Christine Wamsler

Climate change poses a serious threat to sustainable urban development, placing many cities at risk. Consequently, city authorities face the challenge of finding ways to include adaptation strategies into their work, although related knowledge and competence is still scarce and fragmented. With the aim of contributing to knowledge development and organizational learning, the objective of this paper is to critically review and compare current theoretical and practical approaches to adaptation planning in cities. First the conceptual characteristics and features of a climate-resilient city are identified. Second, the reciprocal linkages between climate-related disasters, urban form and city planning processes are analysed ...


Managing Risk: From The United Nations To Local-Level Realities – Or Vice Versa, Christine Wamsler Jan 2013

Managing Risk: From The United Nations To Local-Level Realities – Or Vice Versa, Christine Wamsler

Christine Wamsler

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