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Document type:
Buchbeitrag 
Author(s):
Eichhorst, U; Bongardt, Daniel; Miramontes, Montserrat 
Title:
Chapter 9. Climate-Proof Urban Transport Planning: Opportunities and Challenges in Developing Cities 
Pages contribution:
91-105 
Abstract:
Transport plays an important role in all human activities, especially in urban areas where most economic and social activities involve the movement of persons or goods. Many transport decision-makers in developing countries are already confronted with extreme weather events, such as flooding, subsidence and storms, all of which are expected to increase with climate change. In the worst case, transportation systems may be unable to recover from such events, resulting in exponential damages. In...    »
 
Book title:
Resilient Cities: Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change 
Book subtitle:
Proceedings of the Global Forum 2010, Local Sustainability 
Publisher:
Springer 
Year:
2011 
Format:
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