Urban Responses to Climate Change in Asia: Understanding Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies
November 10-15, 2011 | Taipei, Taiwan
The purpose of this training workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners from Asia to work with international experts on urban mitigation and adaptation to climate change. Specifically, the training workshop will cover the following topics: Local governance regimes for mitigation and adaptation; Spatial planning; Community-based adaptation; Understanding different approaches to climate change assessment; Urban vulnerability.OutcomesInstructors and participants will be organized into group discussions and be guided to accomplish their synthesis or research papers. The objectives of the workshop include: Review and share knowledge about the current state of understanding about climate change mitigation and adaptation in Asia cities; Compare mitigating and adaption strategies to climate change across different countries or regions in Asia; Indentify key issues of urban response to climate change in Asia; Develop draft manuscripts on the identified issues; Promote future collaboration of research on urbanization and climate change in SARCS member countries.
Organizers: Shu-Li Huang, National Taipei University, Taiwan
Partners: UGEC, SARCS
Funding: Taiwanese National Science Council
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