ISBN 10 : 9781107016712
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"In the first decade of this century, for the first time in history, the majority of the planet's population resided in cities. We are an urban planet. If ongoing changes in climat..
ISBN 10 : 9781351201094
ISBN 13 : 1351201093
This book provides an overview of the large and interdisciplinary literature on the substance and process of urban climate change planning and design, using the most important arti..
ISBN 10 : 9781476665276
ISBN 13 : 1476665273
Climate change has long been a contentious issue, even before its official acknowledgment as a global threat in 1979. Government policies have varied widely, from Barack Obama's de..
ISBN 10 : 9781134810901
ISBN 13 : 1134810903
There is growing interest in analysing the role and effectiveness of the local scale in responding to the global challenge of climate change. However, while accounts of urban clima..
ISBN 10 : 1610910052
ISBN 13 : 9781610910057
“Cities are green” is becoming a common refrain. But Calthorpe argues that a more comprehensive understanding of urbanism at the regional scale provides a better platform to ad..
ISBN 10 : 9400707851
ISBN 13 : 9789400707856
Even with significant reductions of greenhouse gas emissions, a certain degree of climate change will inevitably occur. Adapting to climate change, then, will become a necessary st..
ISBN 10 : 9780821389607
ISBN 13 : 0821389602
The urban poor living in slums are at particularly high risk from the impacts of climate change and natural hazards. This study analyzes key issues affecting their vulnerability, w..