A study on urban flood resilience applies an interdisciplinary and catchment-based approach using Elwood, a suburb in Melbourne Australia as a case study.
The paper applies an adaptation pathways approach to compare alternative options in dealing with current and future flood risks due to climate change.
The UNDP climate change information website helps users to make informed decisions and adapt to climate change, build resilience against climate extremes.
The 2020 United Nation World Water Development Report addresses the critical links between water sustainability and climate change, climate adaptation, etc.
The 160+ page report provides exhaustive data on climate risks and physical hazards and its socio-economic impacts in various regions across the globe.
To address the challenges of climate change and urbanisation, climate adaptation and mitigation need to be prioritised and included in land use planning.
Canada is slowing oil extractions and investments due to climate policies. USA is investing and producing renewable energy, limiting coal and fossil use.
Quantitative assessment of resilience in infrastructure will help implement climate adaptation and mitigation strategies for resilient infrastructure.
Climate change actions and the environment will surely be impacted much when carbon is finally removed from the manufacturing of iron and steel.
The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) report titled, “New Zealand Fluvial and Pluvial Flood Exposure” provides flooding profile and study of the country’s flood hazard. It stated that the number of insurance claims indicates that flooding events in New Zealand are increasing. Flooding is the most frequent and most damaging natural hazard...