Transformative Adaptation in Cities

Aromar Revi, Isabelle Anguelovski, Walter Leal Filho, Marta Olazabal, Eric Chu, John T.Cooper, Matthias Garschagen, Donald R.Nelson | 2020


Cities are projected to hold two-thirds of the world’s population by 2050 under a period of intensifying climate change. Ensuring sustainable, climate-resilient, and equitable cities will require moving beyond incremental adaptation to transformative adaptation. What does transformative adaptation mean for cities, and how can it be achieved, particularly in cities with low adaptive capacity?