Research results of a new combined method in climate adaptation: storytelling in City Climate Scans

Rick Heikoop, Floris Boogaard, Tanja Hess, Dominika Wróblewska, Joep Janssen

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    Cities are becoming increasingly vulnerable for climate change and there is an urgent need
    to become more resilient. This research involves the development of the City climate scan
    Rotterdam (September 2017) methodology to measure, map, scan and assess different
    parameters that together give insight in the vulnerability of urban areas and neighborhoods.
    The research at recent City climate scan / Sketch your city in April 2018 used storytelling and
    sketching1 as main method to connect stakeholders, motivate action, evoke recognition in a
    jointly formulated goal, such as taking climate action. The city climate scan also involved the
    development of a set of measurement tools that can be applied in different urban
    neighborhoods in a low-cost low-tech approach with teams of stakeholders and
    practitioners. The city climate scan method was tested in different cities around the globe
    (Rotterdam, Manila and Cebu) in groups of young professionals and stakeholders in rapid
    urban appraisals.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2018
    EventInternational Conference Water Science for Impact - Orion, Wageningen, Netherlands
    Duration: 16 Oct 201818 Oct 2018
    http://International Conference Water Science for Impact


    ConferenceInternational Conference Water Science for Impact
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    • water
    • climate
    • climateadaption


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