Double exposure, infrastructure planning, and urban climate resilience in coastal megacities: A case study of Manila

  title={Double exposure, infrastructure planning, and urban climate resilience in coastal megacities: A case study of Manila},
  author={Sara Meerow},
  journal={Environment and Planning A},
  pages={2649 - 2672}
  • Sara Meerow
  • Published 21 August 2017
  • Economics
  • Environment and Planning A
Coastal megacities pose a particular challenge for climate change adaptation and resilience planning. These dense concentrations of population, economic activity, and consumption—the majority of which are in the Global South—are often extremely vulnerable to climate change impacts such as sea level rise and extreme weather. This paper unpacks these complexities through a case study of Metropolitan Manila, the capital of the Philippines, which represents an example of “double exposure” to… Expand

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