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Author Resilient Cities Congress (2011 : Bonn, Germany)

Title Resilient cities 2 : cities and adaptation to climate change, proceedings of the Global Forum 2011 / Konrad Otto-Zimmermann, editor
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xlix, 436 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Local sustainability, 2211-2782 ; v. 2
Local sustainability ; v. 2
Contents Part 1. Introduction -- The Global Adaptation Community Expands Its Scope / Konrad Otto-Zimmermann and Alice Balbo
Part 2. Urban risk and assessing vulnerability at the local level -- Introduction: Urban Risk and Assessing Vulnerability at the Local Level / Kristina Yuzva -- A Region at Risk: Policy Determination Through Vulnerability Hotspot Assessment / Florence Crick, Silvia Serrao-Neumann, Darryl Low Choy, Marcello Sano and Scott Baum -- Developing a Framework for Assessing Coastal Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise in Southern New England, USA / Ben Gilmer and Zach Ferdaña -- Quantifying Impacts of Potential Sea-Level Rise Scenarios on Irish Coastal Cities / Stephen Flood and John Sweeney -- Mapping Risk and Vulnerability in São Paulo Metropolitan Region / Andrea Ferraz Young and Carlos Afonso Nobre -- Water Crisis: Public Management of a Critical Situation / Dafne Mazo and Ana Alcantud -- Environmental Assessment and Restoration of Typhoon Morakot Disaster: A Case Study in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei / C.M. Kao, B.M. Yang, M.S. Lee and S.F. Liu -- Flood Risk Protection Concept for the Urban Region Geising/Altenberg in the Flood Formation Area of the Eastern Ore Mountains, Germany / Petra Schneider, Ralf Löser and Frank Gössel
Part 3. Toward the Resilient City -- Introduction: Toward the Resilient City / Kristina Yuzva and Monika Zimmermann -- Water, Energy and Food Security in Mexico City / Martha Delgado -- Nature at the Heart of Urban Design for Resilience / Julia Marton-Lefèvre -- Smart City: Energy Efficiency in a New Scope / A Systemic, Oriented Approach Improving Energy Efficiency on the City Level / Christoph Rat-Fischer, Florian Rapp, Philipp Meidl and Norbert Lewald -- Resilient Food Systems for Resilient Cities / Julien Custot, Marielle Dubbeling, Arthur Getz-Escudero, Jon Padgham and Rafael Tuts, et al. -- Urban Agriculture Casablanca / Urban Agriculture, Its Conceptualization, and the Importance of Action Research / Christoph Kasper and Andrea Rau -- Adapting Cities to Climate Change: Scenarios for Urban Neighbourhoods in the City of Essen / J. Alexander Schmidt and Hannah Baltes -- Combining Urban Development with Climate Change Adaptation Using a Systems Approach / Christian Walloth -- Towards Resilient Architecture / The Case of Brøset, Trondheim, Norway / Annemie Wyckmans -- Towards More Resilient Water Infrastructures / Engelbert Schramm and Jörg Felmeden -- Building 'Equitable' Urban Resilience: The Challenge for Cities / Wendy Steele and Nidhi Mittal -- Climate Change and the Urban Poor: Support of the German Development Cooperation to a City in Bangladesh / Peter Rooney, Christian Schönhofen, Alexander Jachnow, Ishtiuq Hossain and Carmen Vogt, et al. -- The Green Infrastructure Transect: An Organizational Framework for Mainstreaming Adaptation Planning Policies / Yaser Abunnasr and Elisabeth M. Hamin
Part 4. Frameworks for local response to climate change -- Challenges and recommendations -- Introduction: Framework for Local Responses to Climate Change: Challenges and Recommendations / Daniel Morchain -- Building Resilience in Asian Cities / Bach Tan Sinh, G.K. Bhat, Marcus Moench and Steve Gawler -- A Science-Policy Approach Towards Local Adaptation Planning: The Case of Santiago de Chile / Kerstin Krellenberg -- Participatory Action Adaptation: Tools for Increasing Climate Change Capacity and Preparedness at the Local Government Level / Lucinda Fairhurst, Priscilla Rowswell and Faith Chihumbiri -- Knowledge and Information for Resilient Cities / Birgit Georgi, Aleksandra Kaźmierczak and Hartmut Fünfgeld -- Climate Change Guidelines for Urban Planning in the Basque Country / José María Ezquiaga Dominguez, Javier Barros Guerton, Efrén Feliu, Carlos Castillo and Agate Goyarrola Ugalde -- Integrated Roadmapping to Shape Adaptation Processes in Metropolitan Areas / Jens U. Hasse, Martin Birke and Michael Schwarz -- The Significance of Adaptation Framing in Local and Regional Climate Change Adaptation Initiatives in Australia / Hartmut Fünfgeld, Bob Webb and Darryn McEvoy -- Decision-Making Frameworks for Adaptation to Extremes in Two Local Government Areas: Comparing and Contrasting India and Australia / Supriya Mathew, Ann Henderson-Sellers and Matthew Inman -- Urban Climate Governance in the Philippines, Mexico and South Africa: National- and State-Level Laws and Policies / Robert Kehew, Mthobeli Kolisa, Christopher Rollo, Alejandro Callejas and Gotelind Alber -- Space for Adapting: Reconciling Adaptation and Mitigation in Local Climate Change Plans / Elisabeth M. Hamin and Nicole Gurran -- The Early Experiences of Local Climate Change Adaptation in Norway Compared with That of Local Agenda 21 / Carlo Aall -- Climate Change Adaptation Plan of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain / Marta Olazabal, Efrén Feliu, M. Karmele Herranz-Pascual, Beñat Abajo and Iratxe González-Aparicio, et al. -- Integrated Climate Action: Linking Mitigation and Adaptation to Make Indonesian Cities Resilient / Purnomo Sidi -- Enhancing the Climate Change Adaptation Capabilities of Local Governments in Korea: Supporting Programs for Local Adaptation Plan / Jiyoung Shin, Junghee Kim, KyungHyun Kim, Eunyoung Kim and Jungwon Lee, et al. -- Reality Check: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam / Adrien Labaeye, Jeb Brugmann, Nguyen Van Phuoc, Bao Thanh and Ly Khanh Tam Thao, et al
Part 5. Financing the Resilient City -- Introduction: Financing the Resilient City / Richard Simpson -- A Demand-Driven Approach to Development, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Climate Adaptation / Jeb Brugmann -- Smarter Interventions in an Age of Uncertainty / Philip Monaghan -- Linking Resilience and Green Growth: How Green Business Can Contribute to More Resilient Cities in India / Ulrich Mans -- Green Areas Inner-City Agreement (GAIA): How Local Enterprises Can Contribute to Local Adaptation to Climate Change / Raffaella Gueze, Rita Baraldi, Marjorie Breyton and Giulia Sateriale -- Financing Climate Change Adaptation: The Copenhagen Case / Lykke Leonardsen -- Challenges on the Way to Financing Urban Climate Change Adaptation / Monika Wiebusch
Summary Despite the cynicism of skeptics, climate change really is happening, and its effects will be most pronounced in cities. Many are vulnerable to small rises in sea level, while urbanisation is adding demographically derived stresses to already-pressurised urban ecosystem services. The combination of these factors suggests that efforts to respond to the negative impacts of climate change will have to be made at the local level, even as we collectively continue the important work of shaping and implementing adaptation and mitigation actions. In examining the most likely consequences of this 'double whammy' of environmental and population impacts on urban areas, this book makes clear the need to incorporate climate change concerns into the mainstream of local planning, governance and policy making practices. By offering the conceptual framework for adaptation and implementation within cities, along with more practical adaptation measures, the authors demonstrate the key role cities must play in the fight against climate change. With urban communities as various as Copenhagen, Mexico City and Ho Chi Minh City already enacting policy proposals such as 'climate-proofing' their infrastructure, there is much that other cities can learn from those in the vanguard. Assembling papers originally presented at the Resilient Cities 2011 Congress in Bonn, Germany (June 2011), the second global forum on cities and adaptation to climate change, this volume is the second in a series resulting from this annual event. These cutting-edge papers represent the latest research on the topic and reflect the intensification of the debate on the meaning of and interaction between climate adaptation, risk reduction and broader resilience
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject City planning -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.
Climatic changes -- Congresses.
Climatic changes -- Effect of human beings on -- Congresses.
City planning -- Congresses.
Climate and civilization -- Congresses.
Global warming -- Congresses.
Urban ecology (Biology) -- Congresses.
Urban ecology (Sociology) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Otto-Zimmermann, Konrad.
ISBN 9400742231 (electronic bk.)
9789400742239 (electronic bk.)
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Other Titles Resilient cities two