Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Climate adaptation governance in cities and regions : theoretical fundamentals and practical evidence / edited by Jorg Knieling.

By: Knieling, Jorg [author.].
Publisher: Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2016Description: xiii, 430 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781118451717; 1118451716.Subject(s): Climatic changes -- Government policy | Environmental policy | Urban ecology (Sociology) | City planning -- Environmental aspects | Regional planning -- Environmental aspectsSummary: "Global climate change creates new challenges in particular for cities and regions. As centres of human activity they are especially vulnerable to climate change impacts. Adapting to a changing climate requires dealing with multiple uncertainties and complexity in order to allow proactive action. Therefore, cities and regions around the globe face the challenge of exploring flexible and innovative forms of governance which have to address specific local or regional vulnerabilities and build capacity to accommodate future change..." Back cover.
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Item holds
BOOK BOOK Foothills Lab QC903 .K569 2016 (Browse shelf) Available
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Global climate change creates new challenges in particular for cities and regions. As centres of human activity they are especially vulnerable to climate change impacts. Adapting to a changing climate requires dealing with multiple uncertainties and complexity in order to allow proactive action. Therefore, cities and regions around the globe face the challenge of exploring flexible and innovative forms of governance which have to address specific local or regional vulnerabilities and build capacity to accommodate future change..." Back cover.

Any questions? Ask a Librarian.

Not finding what you are looking for? Request-It - InterLibrary Loan.