Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas. Theory and Practice of Urban Sustainability Transitions

Summary

This open access book brings together research findings and experiences from science, policy and practice to highlight and debate the importance of nature-based solutions to climate change adaptation in urban areas. Emphasis is given to the potential of nature-based approaches to create multiple-benefits for society. The expert contributions present recommendations for creating synergies between ongoing policy processes, scientific programmes and practical implementation of climate change and nature conservation measures in global urban areas.

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Link to centre authors: Andersson, Erik, McPhearson, Timon
Publication info: Andersson E., S. Borgström, T. McPhearson. 2017. Double Insurance in Dealing with Extremes: Ecological and Social Factors for Making Nature-Based Solutions Last. In Kabisch N., H. Korn, J. Stadler, A. Bonn. (Eds.) Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas. Theory and Practice of Urban Sustainability Transitions. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-56091-5_4

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