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Adapting cities to climate change : understanding and addressing the development challenges / edited by Jane Bicknell, David Dodman and David Satterthwaite.

Contributor(s): Bicknell, Jane | Dodman, David | Satterthwaite, David.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; Sterling future, VA : Earthscan, 2009Description: xxvi, 397 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781844077465 (pbk.).Subject(s): Urban ecology (Sociology) | City planning -- Environmental aspects | Climatic changes -- Environmental aspectsDDC classification: 363.70091732 ADA Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Adapting to climate change in urban areas : the possibilities and constraints in low- and middle-income nations / David Satterthwaite ... [et al.] -- The rising tide : assessing the risks of climate change and human settlements in low-elevation coastal zones / Gordon McGranahan, Deborah Balk, and Bridget Anderson -- Climate change and coastal cities : the case of Mombasa, Kenya / Cynthia Brenda Awuor, Victor Ayo Orinidi, and Andrew Ochieng Adwera -- Vulnerabilities and responses to climate change for Dhaka / Mozaharul Alam and Golem Rabbani -- The vulnerability to climate change of Cotonou (Benin) : the rise in sea level / Krystel M.R. Dossou and Bernadette Gléhouenou-Dossou -- The vulnerability of global cities to climate hazards / Alex de Sherbinin, Andrew Schiller, and Alex Pulsipher -- Climate, climate change, and human health in Asian cities / Sari Kovats and Rais Akhtar -- Climate change and urban children : impacts and implications for adaptation in low- and middle-income countries / Sheridan Bartlett -- Unjust waters : climate change, flooding, and the urban poor in Africa / Ian Douglas ... [et al.] -- Urban poverty and vulnerability to climate change in Latin America / Jorgelina Hardoy and Gustavo Pandiella -- Thinking globally, acting locally : institutionalizing climate change at the local government level in Durban, South Africa / Debra Roberts -- Developing a Municipal Adaptation Plan (MAP) for climate change : the city of Cape Town / Pierre Mukheibir and Gina Ziervogel -- Adapting to climate change : water management for urban resilience / Mike Muller -- Climate change risk : an adaptation and mitigation agenda for Indian cities / Aromar Revi -- International funding to support urban adaptation to climate change / Jessica Ayers -- Conclusions : local development and adaptation / David Satterthwaite, David Dodman, and Jane Bicknell.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Adapting to climate change in urban areas : the possibilities and constraints in low- and middle-income nations / David Satterthwaite ... [et al.] -- The rising tide : assessing the risks of climate change and human settlements in low-elevation coastal zones / Gordon McGranahan, Deborah Balk, and Bridget Anderson -- Climate change and coastal cities : the case of Mombasa, Kenya / Cynthia Brenda Awuor, Victor Ayo Orinidi, and Andrew Ochieng Adwera -- Vulnerabilities and responses to climate change for Dhaka / Mozaharul Alam and Golem Rabbani -- The vulnerability to climate change of Cotonou (Benin) : the rise in sea level / Krystel M.R. Dossou and Bernadette Gléhouenou-Dossou -- The vulnerability of global cities to climate hazards / Alex de Sherbinin, Andrew Schiller, and Alex Pulsipher -- Climate, climate change, and human health in Asian cities / Sari Kovats and Rais Akhtar -- Climate change and urban children : impacts and implications for adaptation in low- and middle-income countries / Sheridan Bartlett -- Unjust waters : climate change, flooding, and the urban poor in Africa / Ian Douglas ... [et al.] -- Urban poverty and vulnerability to climate change in Latin America / Jorgelina Hardoy and Gustavo Pandiella -- Thinking globally, acting locally : institutionalizing climate change at the local government level in Durban, South Africa / Debra Roberts -- Developing a Municipal Adaptation Plan (MAP) for climate change : the city of Cape Town / Pierre Mukheibir and Gina Ziervogel -- Adapting to climate change : water management for urban resilience / Mike Muller -- Climate change risk : an adaptation and mitigation agenda for Indian cities / Aromar Revi -- International funding to support urban adaptation to climate change / Jessica Ayers -- Conclusions : local development and adaptation / David Satterthwaite, David Dodman, and Jane Bicknell.

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