Municipal adaptation planning: A city-based framework for climate change adaptation

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dc.contributor.author Mukheibir, Pierre en_US
dc.contributor.author Ziervogel, Gina en_US
dc.contributor.editor Tang, K. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-28T06:55:07Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-28T06:55:07Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2011001103 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Mukheibir Pierre and Ziervogel Gina 2009, 'Municipal adaptation planning: A city-based framework for climate change adaptation', in NA (ed.), Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield, UK, pp. 77-93. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-1-906093-22-8 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17363
dc.description.abstract Scientific evidence confirms that climate change is already taking place and that most of the warming observed during the past 50 years is due to human activities OPCC 2007). Climate change projections suggest increased variability in rainfall, more frequent extreme events and increased temperatures. This will occur even if global emissions were to be reduced in accordance with the Kyoto Protocol. In recent years, reducing vulnerability to climate change has become an urgent issue in low- and middle-income countries and is at the forefront of any sustainable development policy agenda. Adaptation to climate change is a process whereby individuals and communities seek to respond to 'actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects' OPCC 2007). This process is not new and, throughout history, people have adapted to changing climate conditions. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Greenleaf Publishing en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Municipal adaptation planning: A city-based framework for climate change adaptation en_US
dc.parent Green CITYnomics en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Sheffield, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 77 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 93 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCRch.Institute for Sustainable Futures en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 120500 en_US
dc.personcode 112744 en_US
dc.personcode 0000068658 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Urban and Regional Planning en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
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dc.description.keywords NA en_US


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