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Demand Management Strategies to Enhance Climate Resilience

  • Robert C. Brears
Chapter
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Climate Resilient Societies book series (PSCRS)

Abstract

By mid-century, it is projected that the world will face a water deficit under a business-as-usual climate scenario. At the same time, the majority of the world’s population will be urban. Considering these trends, the key objective for cities to be resilient to water scarcity risks is to reduce demand for water so as to reduce pressure on water resources.

Keywords

Demand management Policy Fiscal Non-fiscal 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert C. Brears
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  1. 1.Our Future WaterChristchurchNew Zealand

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