Adapting to climate change in urban areas: the possibilities and constraints in low and middle income nations

Working paper
, 118 pages
PDF (1.8 MB)
Published: October 2007
Human Settlements Working Paper
ISBN: 9781843696698
Product code:10549IIED

This paper discusses the possibilities and constraints for adaptation to climate change in urban areas in low- and middle-income nations. These contain a third of the world’s population and a large proportion of the people and economic activities most at risk from sea-level rise and from the heatwaves, storms and floods whose frequency and/or intensity climate change is likely to increase.