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Urban Adaptation: Planning For The Climate Realities of Today & Tomorrow

Posted On 19 Jan 2014
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Presented in Co-operation with Metro Vancouver
Metro Vancouver

Major cities and communities around the world are feeling the growing economic and social impacts from climate change. Longer-term, rising sea levels, and other climate-related conditions are expected to have potential devastating consequences on many urban centres. These tangible and painful realities have sparked a new emphasis on contingency planning and climate adaptation measures. Find out how leaders from cities around the world are preparing for, and responding to, the devastating realities of climate-related disasters through innovative urban adaptation planning initiatives.

Speakers Include:

Andrea ReimerAndrea Reimer, Director, Metro Vancouver & City Councilor,
City of Vancouver, Canada


Leonardsen-LykkeLykke Leondarsen, Head of Climate Unit,
City of Copenhagen, Denmark


Riemann, Lars OstenfeldLars Ostenfeld Riemann, Group Market Director for
Buildings & Design, Rambøll Management Consulting,


John EnglanderJohn Englander, Author,
“High Tide on Mainstreet”, USA


Sarwo HandayaniSarwo Handayani, Deputy Governor for Spatial Planning & Environment,
Jakarta Capital City Government, Indonesia

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