Urban Climate Resilience and Its Link to Global Sustainability Agendas. / Valencia, Sandra; Simon, David; Croese, Sylvia; Davison, Amy; Diprose, Kristina; Krishnaswami Srinivas, Aishwarya; Nesprias, Julia; Nordqvist, Joakim; Oloko, Michael; Sharma, Tarun; Taylor Buck, Nick; Versace, Ileana.

The Palgrave Handbook of Climate Resilient Societies. Cham : SpringerNature, 2021.

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  • Sandra Valencia
  • David Simon
  • Sylvia Croese
  • Amy Davison
  • Kristina Diprose
  • Aishwarya Krishnaswami Srinivas
  • Julia Nesprias
  • Joakim Nordqvist
  • Michael Oloko
  • Tarun Sharma
  • Nick Taylor Buck
  • Ileana Versace

Abstract

This chapter examines urban climate resilience. It provides a conceptual intro- duction, followed by an explanation of how urban areas have been recognized in recent global agendas related to sustainability, climate change, and disaster risk reduction. The chapter provides a picture of the complexity and diversity of urban climate resilience experiences, through seven case study cities on four continents. The sample of cities includes small, medium, and larger cities, both coastal and landlocked, in diverse political, socioeconomic, and geographical contexts. Drawing on comparative research using co-production between academic researchers and local authority counterparts, the detailed case studies illustrate the climate resilience challenges faced by each city, the work in terms of strategies and initiatives they have carried out and are planning to increase their resilience, as well as the geographical and policy contexts in which those strategies are embedded.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Palgrave Handbook of Climate Resilient Societies
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringerNature
Chapter131-1
Number of pages28
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Aug 2021
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