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Climate change and cities : first assessment report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network / edited by Cynthia Rosenzweig ... [et al.]
Cambridge : New York : Cambridge University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HT241 .C595 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Urban ecology (Sociology)
Climatic changes -- Risk management
Climate change mitigation
Urban policy
Physical Description xxiii, 286 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm
Note "Urban Climate Change Research Network, Center for Climate Systems Research, Earth Institute, Columbia University."
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Pt.I Introduction : Urban climate change in context -- Pt.II Defining the risk framework : Cities, disasters, and climate risk -- Urban climate : processes, trends, and projections -- Pt.III Urban sectors : Climate change and urban energy systems -- Climate change, water, and wastewater in cities -- Climate change and urban transportation systems -- Climate change and human health in cities -- Pt.IV Cross-cutting issues : The role of urban land in climate change -- Cities and climate change : the challenges for governance -- Conclusion : Moving forward -- Appendix A : City case studies and topics in vulnerability, adaptation, and mitigation -- Appendix B : Acronyms and abbreviations -- Appendix C : Steering group, ARC3 authors, and reviewers
Alternate Author Rosenzweig, Cynthia
Urban Climate Change Research Network

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