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Human Health and Climate Change: Leverage points for Adaptation in Urban Environments

Proust, Katrina; Newell, Edward (Barry); Brown, Helen L; Capon, Anthony; Browne, Christopher (Chris); Burton, Anthony John; Dixon, Jane; Mu, Lisa; Zarafu, Monica


The design of adaptation strategies that promote urban health and well-being in the face of climate change requires an understanding of the feedback interactions that take place between the dynamical state of a city, the health of its people, and the state of the planet. Complexity, contingency and uncertainty combine to impede the growth of such systemic understandings. In this paper we suggest that the collaborative development of conceptual models can help a group to identify potential...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph9062134
Access Rights: Open Access


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