Build in prevention and preparedness to improve climate resilience in coastal cities: Lessons from China's GBA

Faith Ka Shun Chan, Wendy Y. Chen, Yanfang Sang, Yongqin David Chen, Wei (Wayne) Huang, Wei Qiang Chen, James Griffiths, Jianfeng Li, Yi Peng, Xiaofang Cai, Jun He, Xinbing Gu, Yunfei Qi, Xiaohui Lu, Yuyao Xu, Zilin Wang, Patrick Y.K. Chau, May Tan-Mullins, Yong Guan Zhu

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Abstract

Worldwide, a cocktail of climate change, urbanization, and population growth is increasing the vulnerability of coastal communities to flood risk. Recent experience in urban flood management from China's Greater Bay Area shows that building “prevention” and “preparedness” into urban development plans is essential for climate adaptation and resilience.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1356-1360
Number of pages5
JournalOne Earth
Volume4
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Oct 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science (all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)

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