Briefing: Adaptation actions in cities: what works?

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
May 9, 2019
Steven Bland LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • approaches to adaptation
  • case studies
  • effects of global warning
  • what is effective?
Housing and Planning, Sustainability and Environmental issues
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Climate change adaptation is an issue of increasing urgency. AECOM’s report for Defra compiled and analysed case studies in five cities to answer how we can evaluate the impact on climate risk of adaptation actions and what characteristics of successful actions or projects may be transferable to other projects.

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