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Cities, Climate Change, and Public Health: Building Human Resilience to Climate Change at the Local Level (Anthem Environment and Sustainability Initiative (Aesi))

Cities, Climate Change, and Public Health: Building Human Resilience to Climate Change at the Local Level (Anthem Environment and Sustainability Initiative (Aesi))

Current price: $125.00
Publication Date: April 20th, 2020
Publisher:
Anthem Press
ISBN:
9781785273247
Pages:
144
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Description

This book examines how cities can use a public health frame of climate change to boost people's understanding of and concern about climate change and increase policy support for climate adaptation efforts at the local level. It also presents new tools for cities to enhance awareness of and facilitate prioritization of climate risk management choices.

About the Author

Dr. Ella Jisun Kim is at the World Bank, where she specializes in climate change and disaster risk management. She obtained her Ph.D. in environmental planning and public policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2018.