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Adaptation in the City

Lara Hansen, Kara Reeve, Kimberly Hill Knott, and Elizabeth Yeampierre
Created: 6/04/2014 - Updated: 8/09/2019

Abstract

This webinar focuses on how cities and communities may best respond to the complexities of a changing climate and how to best adapt to on-the-ground issues. Community-driven climate adaptation efforts in Brooklyn, New York and Detroit, Michigan are highlighted. Speakers include Kara Reeve (National Wildlife Federation), Kimberly Hill Knott (Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice), Elizabeth Yeampierre (Uprose), and Lara Hansen (EcoAdapt).

This is the third installment of the National Adaptation Forum Webinar Series and is sponsored by EcoAdapt, the National Wildlife Federation, Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice, and Uprose, and hosted by the Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange (CAKE; cakex.org).

For more details, click here. For other NAF webinar recordings, visit www.cakex.org/NAF/webinars.

Published On

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Keywords

Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Air temperature
Infrastructure damage
Precipitation
Public health risks
Public safety threats
Sea level rise
Storms or extreme weather events
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Capacity Building
Governance and Policy
Climate Type: 
Temperate
Sociopolitical Setting: 
Urban

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