Andreea Cutieru: Future-Proofing Cities Against Climate Change

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Andreea Cutieru: Future-Proofing Cities Against Climate Change
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3/08/2021 – 08:38

“Recent extreme weather events and the acceleration of climate change, paired with decarbonization efforts that are not on track, make climate-related disruption unavoidable for urban environments, raising the issue of climate-risk adaptation. Moving past what can be done to prevent climate change, there is a strong imperative to develop strategies to prepare urban environments to cope with inevitable challenges such as sea-level rise, floods, water scarcity or extreme heat. The following discusses how cities can build resilience and adapt to undergoing and expected future climate threats.”

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