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Climate change at the city scale : impacts, mitigation and adaptation in Cape Town /

Additional authors: Cartwright, Anton.
Published by : Earthscan, (Abingdon, Oxon, UK ; | New York, N.Y. :) Physical details: xiv, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN:9780415527583 (hardback : alk. paper); 9780203112656 (ebook).
Subject(s): Climatic changes -- Risk management -- South Africa -- Cape Town. | Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- South Africa -- Cape Town. | Climate change mitigation -- South Africa -- Cape Town.
Year: 2012
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Understanding the risks to Cape Town of inundation from the sea / Geoff Brundrit and Anton Cartwright -- Potential impact of climate change on coastal flooding: a case study of the Salt River, Cape Town / Rhydar Harris, Stephen Luger, Cathy Sutherland and Mark Tadross -- Energy scenarios for Cape Town: exploring the implications of different energy futures for the city up to 2050 / Sustainable Energy Africa, Energy Research Centre, African Centre for Cities and the City of Cape Town -- Opportunities and challenges in establishing a low carbon zone in the Western Cape province / Yvonne Lewis and Meagan Jooste -- Towards a climate resilient and low carbon city of Cape Town: climate change, planning law and practice / Jan Glazewski -- Cities and climate change ex abundanti cautela--"From an excess of caution"? / Jaap de Visser -- City of Cape Town solar water heater by-law: barriers to implementation / Jan Froestad, Clifford Shearing, Tom Herbstein and Sakina Grimwood -- Climate change and possible legal liability: implications for the city of Cape Town / Debbie Collier and Jan Glazewski -- Reducing the pathology of risk: developing an integrated municipal coastal protection zone for the city of Cape Town / Darryl Colenbrander, Catherine Sutherland, Gregg Oelofse, Howard Gold and Sakhile Tsotsobe -- Supporting city-scale decisions in the context of climate change: the case of the city of Cape Town / Anton Cartwright, Brett Cohen, David Liddell -- The coastal cities climate change adaptation network / Susan Parnell -- Conclusion.

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