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Life after carbon: The next global transformation of cities
Children riding bikes in Oakland, California. (Credit: Thomas Hawk/flickr)

Life after carbon: The next global transformation of cities

Building resilience in cities means preparing for nature's power—but also addressing the social vulnerability of specific people due to climate changes.

In response to climate change, cities are cultivating the capacity of their inhabitants and core systems to adapt successfully to the future's new requirements.

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