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Cities' response to climate risks

Nature Climate Change volume 4, pages 759760 (2014) | Download Citation

City-level policies have often been unable to limit natural disaster losses. Research on New York City now shows progress in devising flexible adaptation policies that accept uncertainty about future climate-related risks and work around it.

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  1. Jeroen Aerts and Wouter Botzen are in the Institute for Environmental Studies at the VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1087, 1081HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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