Volume 1 2011

Resilient Cities

Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change - Proceedings of the Global Forum 2010

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ISBN: 978-94-007-0784-9 (Print) 978-94-007-0785-6 (Online)

Table of contents (53 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xliv

  2. Introduction

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      Building the Global Adaptation Community

  3. Describing impacts at the local level

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      Introduction: Describing Impacts at the Local Level

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      Understanding Potential Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Options in Indian Megacities

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      Pages 35-44

      Assessment of Climate Change-Induced Vulnerability to Floods in Hyderabad, India, Using Remote Sensing Data

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      The Role of Community Resilience in Adaptation to Climate Change: The Urban Poor in Jakarta, Indonesia

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      Pages 55-67

      Ecohealth and Climate Change: Adaptation to Flooding Events in Riverside Secondary Cities, West Africa

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      Pages 69-78

      Climate Change and Adaptive Capacity of Women to Water Stress in Urban Centers of Nigeria: Emerging Concerns and Reactions

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      Pages 79-89

      Urban Climate Strategies Against Future Heat Stress Conditions

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      Pages 91-105

      Climate-Proof Urban Transport Planning: Opportunities and Challenges in Developing Cities

  4. Frameworks for local action: Challenges and proactive recommendations

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      Pages 109-110

      Introduction: Frameworks for Local Action – Challenges and Proactive Recommendations

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      Pages 111-121

      Inclusive Adaptation: Linking Participatory Learning and Knowledge Management to Urban Resilience

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      Pages 123-129

      Urban Adaptation Planning and Governance: Challenges to Emerging Wisdom

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      Pages 131-139

      Urban Climate Change Adaptation in the Context of Transformation: Lessons from Vietnam

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      Pages 141-148

      Getting Ready for a Changing Climate: Supporting Councillor’s Leadership Role in Adaptation

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      Pages 149-155

      Environmental Learning from the Ivory Tower to the Town Square: The Case of Trondheim, Norway

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      Pages 157-165

      Plan B:altic: A Social–Ecological Approach to Climate Change Adaptation

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      Pages 167-175

      Governance Recommendations for Adaptation in European Urban Regions: Results from Five Case Studies and a European Expert Survey

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      Pages 177-185

      Creating Resilient Cities Through Empowered, Deliberative Participation

  5. Local strategies and actions in response to climate change

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      Introduction: Local Strategies and Actions in Response to Climate Change

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      Pages 193-203

      Comparative Research on the Adaptation Strategies of Ten Urban Climate Plans

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