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Climate Change and Health in the Urban Environment: Adaptation Opportunities in Australian Cities

Bambrick, Hilary; Capon, Anthony; Barnett, Guy; Beaty, Matt; Burton, Anthony John


Urban populations are growing rapidly throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Cities are vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change because of their concentration of people and infrastructure, the physical (geographical, material, and structural) attributes of the built environment, and the ecological interdependence with the urban ecosystem. Australia is one of the most highly urbanized countries in the region and its already variable climate is set to become hotter and drier with climate...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1177/1010539510391774


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