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Climate change at the city scale : impacts, mitigation and adaptation in Cape Town / edited by Anton Cartwright ... [et al.].

Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon, UK ; New York, N.Y. : Earthscan, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 277 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Climatic changes -- Risk management -- South Africa -- Cape Town.
Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- South Africa -- Cape Town.
Climate change mitigation -- South Africa -- Cape Town.
Contents:
Introduction
Understanding the risks to Cape Town of inundation from the sea / Geoff Brundrit and Anton Cartwright
Potential impact of climate change on coastal flooding: a case study of the Salt River, Cape Town / Rhydar Harris, Stephen Luger, Cathy Sutherland and Mark Tadross
Energy scenarios for Cape Town: exploring the implications of different energy futures for the city up to 2050 / Sustainable Energy Africa, Energy Research Centre, African Centre for Cities and the City of Cape Town
Opportunities and challenges in establishing a low carbon zone in the Western Cape province / Yvonne Lewis and Meagan Jooste
Towards a climate resilient and low carbon city of Cape Town: climate change, planning law and practice / Jan Glazewski
Cities and climate change ex abundanti cautela
"From an excess of caution"? / Jaap de Visser
City of Cape Town solar water heater by-law: barriers to implementation / Jan Froestad, Clifford Shearing, Tom Herbstein and Sakina Grimwood
Climate change and possible legal liability: implications for the city of Cape Town / Debbie Collier and Jan Glazewski
Reducing the pathology of risk: developing an integrated municipal coastal protection zone for the city of Cape Town / Darryl Colenbrander, Catherine Sutherland, Gregg Oelofse, Howard Gold and Sakhile Tsotsobe
Supporting city-scale decisions in the context of climate change: the case of the city of Cape Town / Anton Cartwright, Brett Cohen, David Liddell
The coastal cities climate change adaptation network / Susan Parnell
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Lachs-Adler Family Endowed Fund for Collection Development.
Contributor:
Cartwright, Anton.
Lachs-Adler Family Endowed Fund for Collection Development.
ISBN:
0415527589
9780415527583 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780203112656 (ebook)
0203112652 (ebook)
Publisher no.:
99949187572
Web link:
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