Further Reading

Further Reading

Adger, W. N. (2006) Vulnerability. Global Environmental Change, 16 (3): 268-281.

Bohle, H., Downing, T., and Watts, M. (1994) Climate change and social vulnerability: the sociology and geography of food insecurity. Global Environmental Change, 4: 37-48.

Bratman, E. (2011) Development’s Paradox: is Washington DC a Third World city? Third World Quarterly, 32 (1541-1556).

Bratman, E. and Jadhav, A. (2014). How Low-Income Commuters View Cycling. In CityLab. July 15. Washington, DC.

Fussel, H. and Klein, R. (2006) Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments: An Evolution of Conceptual Thinking. Climatic Change, 75: 301-329.

Harvey, D. (1996) Justice, Nature, and the Geography of Difference. Blackwell, Malden.

Huq, S., Kovats, S., Reid, H., and Satterthwaite, D. (2007) Editorial: Reducing risks to cities from disasters and climate change. Environment & Urbanization, 19 (1): 3-15.

Kirshen, P., Ruth, M., and Anderson, W. (2008) Interdependencies of urban climate change impacts and adaptation strategies: a case study of Metropolitan Boston USA. Climatic Change, 86: 105-122.

Kravitz, D. (2010) Murky waters for D.C.’s ‘boat people’ on Southwest waterfront. In The Washington Post. September 27. Washington, DC

Lankao, P. R. and Qin, H. (2011) Conceptualizing urban vulnerability to global climate and environmental change. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 3: 142-149.

McFarlane, C. and Robinson, J. (2012) Introduction–Experiments in Comparative Urbanism. Urban Geography, 33 (6): 765-773.

MWCOG. (2013) Summary of Potential Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerabilities, and Adaptation Strategies in the Metropolitan Washington Region: A synopsis of lessons learned from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ climate adaptation planning initiatives from 2010 – 2012. Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Washington, DC

NCPC. (2008) Report on Flooding and Stormwater in Washington, DC. National Capital Planning Commission, Washington, DC

O’Brien, K., Eriksen, S., Nygaard, L., and Schjolden, A. (2007) Why different interpretations of vulnerability matter in climate change discourses. Climate Policy, 7: 73-88.

Pelling, M. (1999) The political ecology of flood hazard in urban Guyana Geoforum, 30 (3): 249-261.

Ranganathan, M. and Balazs, C. (2015) Water Marginalization at the Urban Fringe: Environmental Justice and Urban Political Ecology Across the North-South Divide 

Smith, N. (1984) Uneven Development: Nature, Capital, and the Production of Space. University of Georgia Press, Athens and London.

Smith, N. (2006) There’s No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster. In SSRC (ed.) Understanding Katrina: Perspectives from the Social Sciences. pp).

Stone, B., Hess, J. J., and Frumkin, H. (2010) Urban Form and Extreme Heat Events: Are Sprawling Cities More Vulnerable to Climate Change Than Compact Cities? Environmental Health Perspectives, 118 (10): 1425-1428.

Whitehead, M. (2013) Neoliberal Urban Environmentalism and the Adaptive City: Towards a Critical Urban Theory and Climate Change. Urban Studies, 50 (7): 1348-1367.

Secondary Resources

“Social Vulnerability Index”, last modified October 2013, http://www.dchousing.org/docs/choice/City_Neighborhood_Final.pdf.

Hoerner and Robinson, A Climate of Change: African-Americans, global warming and just climate policy.

“Equity in Building Resilience in Adaptation Planning”, NAACP, accessed July 28, 2015, http://action.naacp.org/page/-/Climate/Equity_in_Resilience_Building_Climate_Adaptation_Indicators_FINAL.pdf.

Green and Morris, (2006), “Assessment of Public Health Risks Associated with Atmospheric Exposure to PM2.5 in Washington, DC, USA”, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 3(1), 86-97.

McDonald, N. Our Unfair Share 3: Race & Pollution in Washington, D.C.

“Washington, D.C. and The Surging Sea. A vulnerability assessment with projections for sea level rise and coastal flood risk,” Climate Central, last modified 2015, http://sealevel.climatecentral.org/uploads/ssrf/DC-Report.pdf.

Surging Seas sea level rise analysis by Climate Central. (Risk Finder: Washington, DC)

“Cool Policies for Cool Cities: Best Practices for Mitigating Urban Heat Islands in North American Cities”, Hewitt, V., Mackres, E., and Shickman, K., last modified June 2014, http://aceee.org/sites/default/files/publications/researchreports/u1405.pdf.


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