Extreme Weather Events and Air Pollution Peaks in the Light of Climate Change: The Limits of the Notion of Risk

  • Isabelle RousselEmail author


With the Anthropocene, the global risks induced by a deep degradation of the planet and a disturbance of the great biochemical cycles cannot be compensated or indemnified any more. Climate Change requires rethinking the notion of risk and hazard through the resilience of territories and their way of adapting to the environment. The management of climate control and air quality are closely linked and question the daily governance of cities that must integrate air, climate and energy into innovative and appropriate policies by all residents.


Climate change Air pollution Sustainable cities Energy system Adaptation Resilience 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of LilleLilleFrance

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