Climate change

Assessing Local Climate Vulnerability, Impacts, and Assessing Policy Options: Coastal Zones

 

OECD session at the Fifth Urban Research Symposium

"Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda"


Assessing Local Climate Vulnerability, Impacts, and Assessing Policy Options: Coastal Zones
29 June 2009    Marseille, France


Moderator: Dr. Jan Corfee-Morlot (OECD)

 

The exposure of port cities to flooding
Robert Nicholls, University of Southampton and Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, UK

 

Copenhagen & Mumbai examples – the economics of climate change impacts and adaptation policy benefits at urban scale
Dr Stephane Hallegatte, CIRED and Météo-France, France

 

Understanding and adapting to coastal zone climatic risk at local scale: examples from the US
Travis Franck, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US

 

Discussant: Ms Lisbeth Strandmark, Ministry of Climate and Energy, Energy Agency, Denmark

 

Further information on the symposium: http://www.urs2009.net/index.html

 

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