All articles for the topic: urban adaptation

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Climate Change at the City Scale

Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation in Cape Town

by Anton Cartwright, Susan Parnell, Gregg Oelofse and Sarah Ward 

Climate change impacts are scale and context specific, and...

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Vulnerability indicators at the urban level

Vulnerability indicators are a valuable tool to identify vulnerable spots, guide the allocation of adaptation funding, communicate and raise awareness, and monitor the effectiveness of policies.

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Urban challenges of adaptation

Despite the increasingly evident need to conduct adaptation work at the urban level, organisations often have to deal with several obstacles when planning and conducting adaptation actions...

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Cities and climate change

Views on trends, challenges, findings and case studies of cities adapting throughout the world.

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Urban cooling

This case study describes research by the University of Manchester that shows the benefits of urban greening in reducing of the urban heat island effect.

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