The topic of climate change and cities is gaining resonance. This is because, the impact of climate change on cities is of particular concern due to high concentrations of population and infrastructure in these areas. Depending upon their geographical location and climatic conditions, the climate hazards may range from increased and frequent flooding and water logging to heat and cold waves, sea-level rise, and storm surges.
In this context, TERI has released a policy brief that outlines the emerging opportunities for Indian cities to foster climate resilient development and recommends for the formulation of a specific new policy pertaining to urban climate resilience in India.
Read the full policy brief: http://www.teriin.org/policybrief/docs/Urban.pdf