TITLE

BEYOND MITIGATION

AUTHOR(S)
Schmidt, Charles W.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Environmental Health Perspectives;Jul2009, Vol. 117 Issue 7, pA306
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the significance of adapting climate change models to address adverse effect of the global warming in the U.S. It refers to the measures designed to minimize the damaged brought by the climate change, by protecting infrastructure and communities against flood, erosion and extreme weather. Meanwhile, the Public Health Climate Change Adaptation Strategy in California, is one of the many strategies to suggest the promotion of community resilience and reduce the vulnerability to climate change through changing the built environment with more urban residential density, bike trails and parks designs to minimize the urban heat islands.
ACCESSION #
43302064

 

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