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Managing our built environment in a changing climate

October 8th, 2012 by Routledge

The Earth’s temperature is rising. To limit catastrophic outcomes, the international scientific community has set a challenging goal of no more than 2° Celsius (3.6° Fahrenheit) average temperature rise. Economists agree we will save trillions of dollars by acting early. But how do we act successfully? And what’s the backup plan if we fall short? […]