Hundreds of millions of urban dwellers are at risk from the direct and indirect impacts of climate change. Climate adaption means anticipating those adverse effects and taking appropriate action to prevent or minimize the damage they can cause, or taking advantage of opportunities that may arise. It has been shown that when well planned, early climate adaptation action saves money and lives later on. Adaptation strategies are needed at all levels of urban administration; local, regional, national, EU.
The Zero Carbon Cities Action Planning Network will support partner cities to establish science-based carbon reduction targets, policies and action...
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The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal...
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The climate crisis, as well as unhealthy lifestyles in urban environments, are closely interlinked with urban planning.