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Understanding urban adaptation challenges in diverse contexts: editors’ introduction

Simon, David and Leck, Hayley (2014) Understanding urban adaptation challenges in diverse contexts: editors’ introduction. Urban Climate, 7. pp. 1-5. ISSN 2212-0955

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Identification Number: 10.1016/j.uclim.2014.02.005


This special issue focuses attention on the challenges of adaptation to changing climates and environments in urban areas worldwide. Indeed, this is one of its distinctive features – a deliberate transgression of the conventional boundaries of urban climate/environmental change research that continue, largely for historically-based structural reasons, to dichotomise the frames of reference into rich world/poor world, or global North/global South.

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Additional Information: © 2014 Elsevier B.V.
Divisions: Grantham Research Institute
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Sets: Research centres and groups > Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2014 15:57
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2021 00:56

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