Climate change is a significant challenge for communities worldwide. It has been associated with flooding, drought, elevated temperatures, and other conditions that directly affect food supplies, water sources, and public health.
A goal of the CityLinks program is to promote climate-related mitigation and adaptation strategies as a component of all local planning and ongoing operations. This is particularly urgent in urban areas, where economic activity, population growth, and transportation are concentrated.
Through CityLinks, U.S. cities with effective mitigation and adaptation strategies are partnered with their counterparts in developing and transitioning countries to help develop locally appropriate solutions to climate-related challenges.
Wouldn't it be great to be able to predict the new set of possibilities local government professionals are likely to encounter in 2017? Here at ICMA we think so and to help, we asked a group of local government experts and thought leaders...
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The following individuals have been identified as leaders in this area.
Director, Research & Policy; Team Leader, Business Development, ICMA
The following individuals have identified themselves as being knowledgeable in this area.
City Manager, City of Ithaca
Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Planner, City of Baltimore
Strategic Initiatives Manager, County of Alachua
Student, Norwich University
Ozzy Boy Nicopior
LGR: Local Government Review - Now Available
Citylinks Primer: Subnational Approaches for Low Emission, Climate Resilient Development
A Climate Leadership Academy on Urban Adaptation: From Risk Barriers to Results
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