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dc.contributorScience Divisionen_US
dc.contributor.authorUnited Nations Environment Programmeen_US
dc.coverage.spatialGlobalen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-02-01T21:15:09Z
dc.date.available2018-02-01T21:15:09Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.urihttps://wedocs.unep.org/20.500.11822/22710
dc.descriptionAs global populations converge steadily into cities (UN, 2017), fast growing cities are suffering with intensi ed hydroclimatic hazards. In China, more cities are facing challenges associated with urban sustainability and urban water issues such as aging/outdated water and wastewater infrastructures, urban ooding and a high frequency of extreme weather (Li et al., 2017; Lv and Zhao, 2013). The emerging concept and construction of “sponge cities” is an effective approach to solving urban rainstorms(Liu et al., 2015; Xia et al., 2017) and seeks to enhance cities capacity on ood prevention.en_US
dc.formatTexten_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.relation.ispartofForesight Brief: Early Warning, Emerging Issues and Futuresen_US
dc.rightsPublicen_US
dc.subjectURBANIZATIONen_US
dc.subjectCITIESen_US
dc.subjectURBAN PLANNINGen_US
dc.subject.classificationEcosystem managementen_US
dc.subject.classificationEnvironmental Governanceen_US
dc.titleEmerging Sponge Cities - Foresight Brief No. 005 - January 2018en_US
dc.typeBriefs, Summaries, Policies and Strategiesen_US
wd.identifier.newreleaseYesen_US
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communitiesen_US
wd.identifier.sdgiohttp://purl.unep.org/sdg/SDGIO_00000045


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