Enhanced urban adaptation efforts needed to counter rising extreme rainfall risks

Hemmati, Mona; Kornhuber, Kai; Kruczkiewicz, Andrew

Record-breaking rainfall events are occurring more frequently in a warming climate. Impacts on lives and livelihoods disproportionately occur in traditionally underserved communities, particularly in urban areas. To influence policy and behavioral change at the community level, climate services must be developed specific to extreme rainfall events and subsequent floods in urban environments.


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npj Urban Sustainability
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International Research Institute for Climate and Society
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March 13, 2024

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