Cities and regions are undergoing radical changes: regional economic structural changes, demographical and social changes, the change of lifestyles in terms of their spacial dimensions, changes of (energy) infrastructures and mobility patterns, the evolvement of new agent constellations and the growing public debt, as well as climate change with its regional consequences that operate spacially and thus challenge regions and municipalities strategically.
The research unit "Climate Protection and Adaption within a Sustainable Urban and Regional Development" at the Wuppertal Institute deals against the background of these developmental dynamics with the following research questions:
In their research and consulting projects, this research unit deals with the action capacities of municipalities, regions and corporations on three levels in order to pursue emission and development pathways.
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Here you find research activities in the field of Climate Protection within a Sustainable Urban and Regional Development.