Volume 2 2012

Resilient Cities 2

Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change – Proceedings of the Global Forum 2011

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ISBN: 978-94-007-4222-2 (Print) 978-94-007-4223-9 (Online)

Table of contents (45 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xlix

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      The Global Adaptation Community Expands Its Scope

  3. Urban risk and assessing vulnerability at the local level

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      Pages 9-9

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      Introduction: Urban Risk and Assessing Vulnerability at the Local Level

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      Pages 15-24

      A Region at Risk: Policy Determination Through Vulnerability Hotspot Assessment

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      Pages 25-36

      Developing a Framework for Assessing Coastal Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise in Southern New England, USA

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      Pages 37-52

      Quantifying Impacts of Potential Sea-Level Rise Scenarios on Irish Coastal Cities

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      Pages 53-63

      Mapping Risk and Vulnerability in São Paulo Metropolitan Region

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      Pages 65-74

      Water Crisis: Public Management of a Critical Situation

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      Pages 75-87

      Environmental Assessment and Restoration of Typhoon Morakot Disaster: A Case Study in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei

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      Pages 89-97

      Flood Risk Protection Concept for the Urban Region Geising/Altenberg in the Flood Formation Area of the Eastern Ore Mountains, Germany

  4. Toward the Resilient City

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      Pages 99-99

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      Introduction: Toward the Resilient City

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      Pages 105-111

      Water, Energy and Food Security in Mexico City

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      Pages 113-118

      Nature at the Heart of Urban Design for Resilience

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      Pages 119-124

      Smart City: Energy Efficiency in a New Scope

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      Pages 125-137

      Resilient Food Systems for Resilient Cities

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      Pages 139-147

      Urban Agriculture Casablanca

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      Pages 149-157

      Adapting Cities to Climate Change: Scenarios for Urban Neighbourhoods in the City of Essen

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      Pages 159-168

      Combining Urban Development with Climate Change Adaptation Using a Systems Approach

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      Pages 169-175

      Towards Resilient Architecture

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      Pages 177-186

      Towards More Resilient Water Infrastructures

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      Pages 187-195

      Building ‘Equitable’ Urban Resilience: The Challenge for Cities

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