The New Climate Urbanism: A Physical, Social, and Behavioural Framework

  title={The New Climate Urbanism: A Physical, Social, and Behavioural Framework},
  author={Luna Khirfan},


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Urban climate resilience through socio-ecological planning: a case study in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
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As the negative impacts of climate change become increasingly apparent, many city leaders and policymakers have begun to regard climate action as both a fiscal challenge and strategic economic
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To determine the extent to which sustainability initiatives led by local governments and their partners reflect the various components that the literature claims can influence the emergence of transformative capacity as a systemic property of urban settings, an evaluative framework is used.
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