Climate change adaptation in cities: What conditions for success?

To protect the residents of cities from the impacts of climate change, elected officials cannot simply implement one-off projects to reduce vulnerabilities (infrastructure for rain drainage, early warning systems…). It is firstly necessary to prepare real adaptation plans and, secondly, to mainstream this concern into all local public policies. To do so, a strong and ambitious political commitment is certainly necessary, but apanoply of institutional, strategic and social factors is also crucial to ensuring that adaptation is effective.

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