Can Preparing for #Climate Change have #Social Benefits? #Sustainable #Cities

Can Preparing for #Climate Change have #Social Benefits? #Sustainable #Cities

Also read: Addressing Climate Change in Cape Town Kristian Foreman, founder of Zones Urbaines Sensibles , led the build up to Department of Design’s “Preparing for Climate Change” workshop with a lecture on integrating the environmental, social, and economic agenda when investments are made to prepare for Climate Change. He was joined by and Anton Cartwright, green economy Mistra Urban Futures Researcher at African Centre Cities who co-moderated the workshop and presented on his work around sea-level rise impacts in Cape Town. During the workshop, it became apparent that Cape Town needs to address the problems of climate change with immediate and tangible solutions. Yet exactly how to address these issues, and which ones to focus on first, becomes convoluted when the context is fully understood. Cape Town faces unique challenges when we speak of Climate Change. The city is...

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