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Developing Local Climate Change Plans

Developing Local Climate Change Plans

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This tool provides local policy-makers and major stakeholders with a methodology to plan for climate change. These plans must address both mitigation (e.g., reducing the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere) and adaptation (responding to the impacts of climate change). If they are to be effective, local plans for climate change (both adaptation and mitigation) require the involvement of a variety of stakeholders and a specific focus on the most vulnerable groups.
This tool provides local policy-makers and major stakeholders with a methodology to plan for climate change. These plans must address both mitigation (e.g., reducing the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere) and adaptation (responding to the impacts of climate change). If they are to be effective, local plans for climate change (both adaptation and mitigation) require the involvement of a variety of stakeholders and a specific focus on the most vulnerable groups.

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03/27/2014

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History has many instances to offer
where urban populations, enterprises and
governments have adjusted to unfavourable
or even extreme environments. This
illustrates that adaptive capacities are
substantial, as long as the economic,
human and knowledge resources are there.
However, many urban centres today are at
risk from changes in means, in extremes and/
or in exposure as a result of anthropogenic

CHAPTER 1 / THE LOCAL IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE 11

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