Cities and Climate Change (AGRICULTURE ET) by Collective,Organization for Economic Cooperation and

, , Comments Off on Cities and Climate Change (AGRICULTURE ET) by Collective,Organization for Economic Cooperation and

By Collective,Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

As the hubs of monetary task, towns force nearly all of the world’s strength use and are significant individuals to worldwide greenhouse fuel emissions. simply because they're domestic to significant infrastructure and hugely targeted populations, towns also are liable to the affects of weather switch, reminiscent of emerging sea degrees, hotter temperatures and fiercer storms. even as, greater city making plans and regulations can decrease strength use and greenhouse fuel emissions and enhance the resilience of city infrastructure to weather swap, therefore shaping destiny traits.

This e-book exhibits how urban and metropolitan local governments operating in tandem with nationwide governments can swap the best way we predict approximately responding to weather switch. The chapters examine: developments in urbanisation, monetary development, power use and weather switch; the industrial merits of weather motion; the position of city regulations in decreasing strength call for, enhancing resilience to weather swap and complementing international weather guidelines; frameworks for multilevel governance of weather swap together with engagement with correct stakeholders; and the contribution of towns to “green growth”, together with the “greening” of financial rules, innovation and jobs. The ebook additionally explores coverage instruments and most sensible practices from either OECD and a few non-member nations.

Cities and weather Change finds the significance of addressing weather swap throughout all degrees of presidency. neighborhood involvement via “climate-conscious” city making plans and administration may help in attaining nationwide weather pursuits and minimise tradeoffs among environmental and monetary priorities at neighborhood degrees. The booklet should be correct to coverage makers, researchers, and others with an curiosity in studying extra approximately urbanisation and weather swap coverage.

Show description

Read or Download Cities and Climate Change (AGRICULTURE ET) PDF

Similar urban planning & development books

Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning: Volume 4

Dialogues in city and nearby making plans, quantity four is a variety of a few of the easiest scholarship in city and neighborhood making plans from worldwide. The across the world famous authors of those award-winning papers soak up various salient concerns from the speculation and perform of making plans. the subjects they deal with comprise making plans and governance in Zimbabwe, rebuilding after storm Katrina, questions of safety in city areas, and an research of French transportation guidelines.

Making the Second Ghetto: Race and Housing in Chicago 1940-1960 (Historical Studies of Urban America)

In Making the second one Ghetto, Arnold Hirsch argues that during the post-depression years Chicago used to be a "pioneer in constructing thoughts and units" for housing segregation. Hirsch exhibits that the criminal framework for the nationwide city renewal attempt used to be cast within the warmth generated by means of the racial struggles waged on Chicago's South facet.

New Orleans in the Atlantic World: Between Land and Sea

The thematic undertaking ‘New Orleans within the Atlantic international’ was once deliberate instantly after typhoon Katrina and makes a speciality of what meteorologists have continually identified: the city’s id and future belong to the wider Caribbean and Atlantic worlds as maybe no different American urban does. Balanced precariously among land and sea, the city’s geohistory has regularly interwoven different cultures, languages, peoples, and economies.

The Geometry of Urban Layouts: A Global Comparative Study

This booklet offers a compendium of the city structure maps of 2-mile sq. downtown parts of a couple of hundred towns in built and constructing countries—all drawn on the related scale utilizing high-resolution satellite tv for pc photographs of Google Maps. The ebook additionally offers analytic reviews utilizing metric geometrical, topological (or network), and fractal measures of those maps.

Additional resources for Cities and Climate Change (AGRICULTURE ET)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.41 of 5 – based on 50 votes