ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE: BARRIERS IN THE TURKISH LOCAL CONTEXT


BALABAN O., Balaban M. S.

TEMA-JOURNAL OF LAND USE MOBILITY AND ENVIRONMENT, pp.7-22, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.6092/1970-9870/3650
  • Title of Journal : TEMA-JOURNAL OF LAND USE MOBILITY AND ENVIRONMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.7-22

Abstract

Climate change is one of the greatest environmental challenges that we face today. A certain level of climate change is now unavoidable. Along with mitigation efforts to curb further global warming, we have to take actions to adapt to the changing climatic conditions. Cities are on the front lines of climate change impacts. Therefore, the role of cities in climate change adaptation has been widely acknowledged in the last two decades. There are various obstacles that prevent city governments to develop adaptation policies. While some of these obstacles are universal, some of them are context-specific.