|1||Introduction: Experimentation and innovation in urban planning||
Kerr, Richard A., and Eli Kintisch. "Climatologists Feel the Heat As Science Meets Politics." Science 330, no. 6011 (2010): 1623.
Bell, Julie Reed, and Seth Borenstein. "2010's World Gone Wild: Quakes, Floods, Blizzards." Associated Press, December 19, 2010.
"Climate Change and the Poor: Adapt or Die." The Economist, September 11, 2008.
Mastrandrea, Michael D., and Stephen H. Schneider. "The Rising Tide: Time to Adapt to Climate Change." Boston Review, November/December, 2008.
|2||Basics of climate change||
NOAA. "Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science." Washington DC.
Holdren, John P. "Meeting the Climate Change Challenge." Chaffee Lecture (2008). (PDF - 1.3MB)
Selin, Henrik, and Stacy D. VanDeveer. "Global Climate Change: Kyoto and Beyond." In Environmental Policy: New Directions For the Twenty-First Century. 6th ed. Edited by Norman Vig and Michael Kraft. CQ Press, 2005, pp. 265–85. ISBN: 9781933116013.
National Academies. Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change. National Research Council, 2010, pp. 17–22 and 29–60. (PDF)
|3||Vulnerability, ddaptation, and adaptive capacity||
Nelson, Donald R., W. Neil Adger, et al. "Adaptation to Environmental Change: Contributions of a Resilience Framework." Annual Review of Environment and Resources 32 (2007): 395–419. (PDF)
"Maladaption." Global Environmental Change 20 (2010): 211–3.
Smit, Barry, and Johanna Wandel. "Adaptation, Adaptive Capacity and Vulnerability." Global Environmental Change 16, no. 3 (2006) : 282–92. (PDF)
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Adger, W. Neil. "Vulnerability." Global Environmental Change 16, no. 3 (2006): 268–81.
Füssel, Hans-Martin. "Vulnerability: A Generally Applicable Conceptual Framework for Climate Change Research." Global Environmental Change 17, no. 2 (2007): 155–67. (PDF)
O'Brien, K., S. Eriksen, et al. "Why Different Interpretations of Vulnerability Matter in Climate Change Discourses." Climate Policy 7 (2007): 73–88.
Weaver, Richard. "Linking Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction." Tearfund (2009). (PDF)
Brooks, Nick, W. Neil Adger, et al. "The Determinants of Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity at the National Level and the Implications for Adaptation." Global Environmental Change 15 (2005): 151–63.
Mercer, Jessica. "Disaster Risk Reduction or Climate Change Adaptation: Are we Reinventing the Wheel?" Journal of International Development 22 (2010): 247–64. (PDF)
Adaptation and equitable development
Eriksen, Siri H., and Karen O'Brien. "Vulnerability, Poverty, and the Need for Sustainable Adaptation Measures." Climate Policy 7, no. 4 (2007): 337–52.
Jernek, Anne, and Lennart Olsson. "Adaptation and the Poor: Development, Resilience and Transition." Climate Policy 8 (2008): 170–82. (PDF)
Ayers, Jessica, and David Dodman. "Climate Change Adaptation and Development I: The State of the Debate." Progress in Development Studies 10, no. 2 (2010): 161–8.
Schipper, E. Lisa F., Maria Paz Cigarán, et al. "Adaptation to Climate Change: The New Challenge for Development in the Developing World." UNDP (2008): 1–20. (PDF)
Moser, Caroline, and David Satterthwaite. "Towards Pro-Poor Adaptation to Climate Change in the Urban Centres of Low- and Middle-Income Countries." In Social Dimensions of Climate Change: Equity and Vulnerability in a Warming World. Edited by R. Mearns and A. Norton. World Bank 2009, pp. 231–58. ISBN: 9780821378878. (PDF)
Moser, Caroline, Andrew Norton, et al. "Pro-Poor Adaptation to Climate Change in Urban Centers: Case Studies of Vulnerability and Resilience in Kenya and Nicaragua." The World Bank (2010). (PDF - 2.8MB)
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Adger, W. Neil, Saleemul Huq, et al. "Adaptation to Climate Change in the Developing World." Progress in Development Studies 3, no. 3 (2003): 179–95. (PDF)
"Climate Change: Impacts, Vulnerabilities and Adaptation in Developing Countries." UNFCCC (2007). (PDF - 3.1MB)
"Fighting Climate Change: Human Solidarity in a Divided World." UNDP, Human Development Report 2007/2008. (PDF - 12.0MB)
Oxfam. "Adapting to Climate Change: What's Needed in Poor Countries, and Who Should Pay?" Oxfam Briefing Paper 104 (2007): read pages 16–36, rest as interested. (PDF)
"Development and Climate Change: A Strategy for the World Bank Group." The World Bank (2008). (PDF - 4.7MB)
Agrawala, Shardul, and Maaren van Aalst. "Adapting Development Cooperation to Adapt to Climate Change." Climate Policy 8, no. 2 (2008): 183–93.
O'Brien, Geoff, Phil O'Keefe, et al. "Climate Adaptation from a Poverty Perspective." Climate Policy 8, no. 2 (2008): 194–201.
Tanner, Thomas, and Tom Mitchell. "Entrenchment or Enhancement: Could Climate Change Adaptation Help to Reduce Chronic Poverty?" IDS Bulletin 39, no. 4 (2008): 6–15. (PDF)
Oxfam. "Climate Wrongs and Human Rights: Putting People at the Heart of Climate-Change Policy." Oxfam Briefing Paper 117 (2008). (PDF)
Stern, Nicholas. "How Climate Change will Affect People Around the World." Chapter 3 in The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review. Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp. 65–98. ISBN: 9780521700801.
Bartlett, Sheridan. "Climate Change and Urban Children: Impacts and Implications for Adaptation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries." International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) (2008). (PDF)
Sperling, Frank. "Poverty and Climate Change: Reducing the Vulnerability of the Poor through Adaptation." The World Bank (2003). (PDF)
Ehrhart, Charles, Andrew Thow, et al. "Humanitarian Implications of Climate Change: Mapping Emerging Trends and Risk Hotspots." Care International and Maplecroft (2008). (PDF - 1.7MB)
Tol, Richard S. J., Thomas E. Downing, et al. "Distributional Aspects of Climate Change Impacts." Global Environmental Change 14 (2004): 259–72. (PDF)
|5||Climate impacts and urban vulnerability||
Romero-Lankao, Patricia, and Hua Qin. "Conceptualizing Urban Vulnerability to Global Climate and Environmental Change." Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 3, no. 3 (2011): 142–9.
Huq, Saleemul, Sari Kovats, et al. "Reducing Risks to Cities from Disasters and Climate Change." Environment & Urbanization 19, no. 1 (2007): 3–15.
De Sherbinin, Andrew Schiller, et al. "The Vulnerability of Global Cities to Climate Hazards." Environment & Urbanization 19, no. 1 (2007): 39–63. (PDF)
Neumann, James E., and Jason C. Price. "Adapting to Climate Change: The Public Policy Response - Public Infrastructure." Resources for the Future (2009). (PDF)
Satterthwaite, David, Saleemul Huq, et al. "Adapting to Climate Change in Urban Areas: The Possibilities and Constraints in Low- and Middle-Income Nations." International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) (2007). (PDF - 1.8MB)
Wilbanks, T. J., et al. "Industry, Settlement and Society." Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability - Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp. 357–90. (PDF)
ActionAid. "Unjust Waters: Climate change, Flooding and the Protection of Poor Urban Communities: Experiences from Six African Cities." ActionAid International (2006). (PDF - 2.2MB)
Urban climate governance
Bulkeley, Harriet. "Planning and Governance for Climate Change." In Planning for Climate Change: Strategies for Mitigation and Adaptation for Spatial Planners. Edited by S. Davoudi, J. Crawford, and Abid Mehmood. Earthscan Publications Ltd., 2009. ISBN: 9781844076628. [Preview with Google Books]
Finan, Timothy J., and Donald R. Nelson. "Decentralized Planning and Climate Adaptation: Toward Transparent Governance." In Adapting to Climate Change: Thresholds, Values, Governance. Edited by W. Neil Adger, Irene Lorenzoni and Karen L. O'Brien. Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780521182515.
Anguelovski, Isabelle, and JoAnn Carmin. "Something Borrowed, Everything New: Innovation and Institutionalization in Urban Climate Governance." Current Option in Environmental Sustainability 3, no. 3 (2011): 169–75.
Dodman, David, and David Satterthwaite. "Institutional Capacity, Climate Change Adaptation and the Urban Poor." IDS Bulletin 39, no. 4 (2008): 67–74.
Amundsen, H. F. Berglund, and H. Westskogô. "Overcoming Barriers to Climate Change Adaptation: A Question of Multilevel Governance?" Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 28, no. 2 (2010): 276–89.
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Schreurs, Miranda A. "From the Bottom Up: Local and Subnational Climate Change Politics." The Journal of Environment & Development 17, no. 4 (2008): 343–55.
Betsill, Michele, and Harriet Bulkeley. "Looking Back and Thinking Ahead: A Decade of Cities and Climate Change Research." Local Environment 12, no. 5 (2007): 447–56. (PDF)
Storbjörk, Sofie. "Governing Climate Adaptation in the Local Arena: Challenges of Risk Management and Planning in Sweden." Local Environment 12, no. 5 (2007): 457–69.
Granberg, Mikael, and Ingemar Elander. "Local Governance and Climate Change: Reflections on the Swedish Experience." Local Environment 12, no. 5 (2007): 537–48. (PDF)
Bulkeley, Harriet, and Betsill, Michele. "Rethinking Sustainable Cities: Multilevel Governance and the 'Urban' Politics of Climate Change." Environmental Politics 14, no. 1 (2005): 42–63.
|7||Urban risk and vulnerability assessments||
National Research Council. Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change. National Academies, 2010, pp. 121–58. ISBN: 9780309145916. [Preview with Google Books]
Kelly, P. Mick, and W. Neil Adger. "Theory and Practice in Assessing Vulnerability to Climate Change and Facilitating Adaptation." Climatic Change 47, no. 4 (2000): 325–52. (PDF)
Füssel, Hans-Martin, and Richard J. T. Klein. "Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments: An Evolution of Conceptual Thinking." Climate Change 75 (2006): 301–29.
Skim at Least Two of the Following
Dickson, Eric, Asmita Tiwari, et al. "Urban Risk Assessments: Understanding Disaster and Climate Risk in Cities." The World Bank (2011).
Kuriakose, Anne T., Livia Bizikova, et al. "Assessing Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity to Climate Risks: Methods for Investigation at Local and National Levels." Social Dimensions of Climate Change 116 (2009). (PDF - 1.1MB)
Yusuf, Arief Anshory, and Herminia A. Francisco. "Climate Change Vulnerability Mapping for Southeast Asia." Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA) (2009). (PDF - 1.7MB)
"Climate Resilient Cities: A Primer on Reducing Vulnerabilities to Climate Change Impacts and Strengthening Disaster Risk Management in East Asian Cities." The World Bank (2008). (PDF - 4.4MB)
|8||Urban climate adaptation planning||
Carmin, JoAnn, Isabelle Anguelovski, et al. Under review. "Urban Climate Adaptation in the Global South: Planning in an Emerging Policy Domain."
Roberts, Debra. "Prioritizing Climate Change Adaptation and Local Level Resilience in Durban, South Africa." Environment and Urbanization 22 (2010): 397–413. (PDF - 1.6MB)
Rosenzweig, Cynthia and William Solecki. "Introduction to Climate Change Adaptation in New York City: Building a Risk Management Response." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1196 (2010): 13–7. (PDF)
Coffee, Joyce E., Julia Parzen, et al. "Preparing for a Changing Climate: The Chicago Climate Action Plan's Adaptation Strategy." Journal of Great Lakes Research 36 (2010): 115–7.
Parzen, Julia. "Lessons Learned: Creating the Chicago Climate Action Plan." Department of Environment (2009). (PDF - 1.2MB)
Lowe, A., J. Foster, et al. "Ask the Climate Question: Adapting to Climate Change Impacts in Urban Regions." Center for Clean Air Policy (2009). (PDF - 1.8MB)
Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN). "Responding to the Urban Climate Challenge." ISET (2009). (PDF - 3.4MB)
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Lwasa, Shuaib. "Adapting Urban Areas in Africa to Climate Change: The Case of Kampala." Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 2, no. 3 (2010): 166–71.
Sharma, Divya, and Samjay Tomar. "Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation in Indian Cities." Environment and Urbanization 22 (2010): 451. (PDF)
Hamin, Elisabeth M., and Nicole Gurran. "Urban Form and Climate Change: Balancing Adaptation and Mitigation in the U.S. and Australia." Habitat International 33, no. 3 (2009): 238–45.
Fuenfgeld, Hartmut. "Institutional Challenges to Climate Risk Management in Cities." Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 2, no. 3 (2010): 156–60.
Mukheibir, Pierre, and Gina Ziervogel. "Developing a Municipal Adaptation Plan (MAP) for Climate Change: The City of Cape Town." Environment & Urbanization 19, no. 1 (2007): 143–58.
Roberts, Debra. "Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: Institutionalizing Climate Change at the Local Government Level in Durban, South Africa." Environment & Urbanization 20, no. 2 (2008): 521–37. (PDF)
Cruce, Terri L. "Adaptation Planning – What U.S. States and Localities are Doing." Pew Charitable Trusts (2009). (PDF)
Saavedra, Casilda, and William W. Budd. "Climate Change and Environmental Planning: Working to Build Community Resilience and Adaptive Capacity in Washington State, USA." Habitat International 33, no. 3 (2009): 246–52.
The White House Council on Environmental Quality. "Progress Report of the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force: Recommended Actions in Support of a National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy." Executive Office of the President of the United States, USA (2010). (PDF)
Shaw, R., Colley, M., et al. "Climate Change Adaptation by Design: A Guide for Sustainable Communities." TCPA (2007). (PDF - 3.3MB)
UKCIP. "Identifying Adaptation Options." London. (PDF - 1.0MB)
de Oliveira, Jose Antonio Puppim. "The Implementation of Climate Change Related Policies at the Subnational Level: An Analysis of Three Countries." Habitat International 33, no. 3 (2009): 253–9.
National Research Council. Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change. National Academies, 2010, pp. 61–121. ISBN: 9780309145916. [Preview with Google Books]
MWH. "Chicago Area Climate Change Quick Guide: Adapting to the Physical Impacts of Climate Change." Report prepared for the City of Chicago (2008). (PDF)
Adger, W. N., et al. "Assessment of Adaptation Practices, Options, Constraints and Capacity." Chapter 17 in Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate. Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp. 717–43. (PDF)
Khattri, Amita, Devyani Parameshwar, et al. "Opportunities for Private Sector Engagement in Urban Climate Change Resilience Building." Rockefeller Foundation (2010). (PDF - 1.5MB)
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Heltberg, Rasmus, Paul Bennett Siegel, et al. "Addressing Human Vulnerability to Climate Change: Toward a 'No-Regrets' Approach." Global Environmental Change 19, no. 1 (2009): 89–99.
"Cities Preparing for Climate Change: A Study of Six Urban Regions." Clean Air Partnership (2007). (PDF)
Tanner, T. M., T. Mitchell, et al. "Urban Governance for Adaptation: Assessing Climate Change Resilience in Ten Asian Cities." Report to Rockefeller Foundation, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK, 2009. (PDF)
CSES and King County, Washington. "Preparing for Climate Change: A Guidebook for Local, Regional, and State Governments." 2007. (PDF - 5.6MB)
Burton, I., S. Huq, et al. "From Impact Assessment to Adaptation Priorities: The Shaping of Adaptation Policy." Climate Policy 2 (2002): 145–59.
|10||Participation and community-based adaptation||
Reid, Hannah, Mozaharul Alam, et al. "Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change: An Overview." IIED (2010): Read pp 11–38, skim 139–178. (PDF - 1.4MB)
Polack, Emily. "A Right to Adaptation: Securing the Participation of Marginalised Groups." IDS Bulletin 39, no. 4 (2008): 16–23.
van Aalsta, Maarten K., Terry Cannon, et al. "Community Level Adaptation to Climate Change: The Potential Role of Participatory Community Risk Assessment." Global Environmental Change 18, no. 1 (2008): 165–79.
Few, Roger, Katrina Brown, et al. "Public Participation and Climate Change Adaptation: Avoiding the Illusion of Inclusion." Climate Policy 7, no. 1 (2007): 46–59.
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"Tiempo." Issue on Community Based Adaptation, no. 68 (2008). (PDF - 6.9MB)
Children in a Changing Climate. Nd. "A Right to Participate: Securing Children's Role in Climate Change Adaptation."
Allen, Katrina M. "Community-Based Disaster Preparedness and Climate Adaptation: Local Capacity-Building in the Philippines." Disasters 30, no. 1 (2006): 81–101.
Ayers, Jessica, and Tim Forsyth. "Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change: Strengthening Resilience through Development." Environment 51, no. 4 (2009): 22–31.
|11||Measuring, monitoring, and funding adaptation||
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. "Measuring Adaptation to Climate Change - A Proposed Approach." 2010.
Jacob, Klaus and Reginald Blake. "Indicators and Monitoring." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (Special issue on New York City Panel on Climate Change) 1196 (2010): 127–41.
"Climate Finance in the Urban Context." The World Bank (2010). (PDF - 4.5MB)
Satterthwaite, David, David Dodman, et al. "The Costs of Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change." In Assessing the Costs of Adaptation to Climate Change: A Critique of the UNFCCC Estimates. IIED, London, 2009. Read remainder as interested. (PDF - 2.0MB)
Roberts, J. Timmons, with Martin Stadelmann and Saleemul Huq. "Copenhagen's Climate Finance Promise: Six Key Questions." IIED Briefing, February, 2010. (PDF)
Ciplet, David, Achala Chandani, J. Timmons Roberts, Saleemul Huq. "Fast-Start Adaptation Funding: Keeping Promises from Copenhagen." IIED Briefing, November, 2010. (PDF)
Ayers, Jessica. "International Funding to Support Urban Adaptation to Climate Change." Environment and Development 21, no. 1 (2009): 225–40. (PDF)
Hammill, Anne, Richard Matthew, et al. "Microfinance and Climate Change Adaptation." IDS Bulletin 39, no. 4 (2008): 113–22. (PDF)
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Doria, Miguel de França, Emily Boyd, et al. "Understanding and Measuring Resilience: Using Expert Elicitation to Define Successful Adaptation to Climate Change." Environmental Science & Policy 12, no. 7 (2009): 810–9.
"Screening Tools and Guidelines to Support the Mainstreaming of Climate Change Adaptation into Development Assistance." UNDP (2010) (PDF)
Klein, Richard T. "Funding Climate Adaptation: The Challenge of Identifying Particularly Vulnerable Countries." IHDP Update 3 (2009): 34–41. (PDF)
Ayers, Jessica, and Saleemul Huq. "Supporting Adaptation to Climate Change: What Role for Official Development Assistance?" Development Policy Review 27, no. 6 (2009): 675–92. (PDF)
Klein, Richard J. T., and Annett Möhner. "Governance Limits to Effective Global Financial Support for Adaptation." In Adapting to Climate Change: Thresholds, Values, Governance. Edited by W. Neil Adger, Irene Lorenzoni, and Karen L. O'Brien. Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780521182515.
Harley, Mike, Lisa Horrocks, et al. "Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Indicators." ETC/ACC Technical Paper 2008/9 (2008). (PDF)
Persson, Åsa, Richard J. T. Klein, et al. "Adaptation Finance under a Copenhagen Agreed Outcome." Stockholm Environment Institute (2009). (PDF - 1.2MB)
Solomon, Ilana. "Compensating for Climate Change: Principles and Lessons for Equitable Adaptation Funding." ActionAid (2007). (PDF - 1.0MB)
Page, Edward A. "Distributing the Burdens of Climate Change." Environmental Politics 17, no. 4 (2008): 556–75. (PDF)
Mohner, Annett, and Richard J. T. Klein. "The Global Environment Facility: Funding for Adaptation or Adapting to Funds?" Stockholm Environment Institute (2007). (PDF - 1.8MB)
|12||Discussion and wrap-up||"Expert Perspectives: Key Questions for Experts on Decision Making in a Changing Climate." World Resources Institute (2011)|
Additional Readings on Reflection and Contemplation
Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. The Activist's Ally: Contemplative Tools for Social Change.2007. (PDF)