Urban planning in the face of climate change impacts

Muthanna Journal of Engineering and Technology

Volume (4), Issue (2), Year (30 December 2016), Pages (46-55)


Research Article By:

علي عبد السميع حميد

Corresponding author E-mail: ali84_baghdad@uobaghdad.edu.iq


Constitute the climatic changes the world is facing a significant challenge, because of his global warming implications of affected various areas and humanitarian dimensions, and that the problem of misuse of natural resources and the degradation of the environment has become a clear impact on the weakening economic development .
Many specialized studies such as the ” Stern Report ” has contributed for the negative effects of global warming on the economy and development, the report of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change in raising awareness of the seriousness of the challenge facing the economy in the world and the human community. This study aims to examine the reality of effects of which could be left behind climate change on resources and the various sectors in the world in general and demonstrate its impact on sustainable development, and the extent of awareness of the state, institutions and individuals risks and alternatives to achieve the desired sustainable development. and try to view the most important efforts by States to counter the effects of climate change, as well as demonstrate the feasibility of achieving sustainable economic and social development in the presence of factor climate change.

Keywords: Climate change, urban planning, urban management, governance climate, adaptation and mitigation.

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