The present deliverable provides a detailed assessment and prioritization of climate change related environmental and water challenges in the city of Izmir. This is based on a current background of urban issues framed by economic, social as well as physical factors.
The Report tackles the present state of play in the city of Izmir, summarizing the situation and supplying information in the following subsequent parts: overall city description and geographical, socio-economical framing; climate, coastal resilience, water and green space management as well as air quality considerations; urban regeneration perspectives; participatory planning and governance; social justice and cohesion considerations; public health and well being; economic valuation via ecoservices opportunities.
A discussion of various barriers to NBS adaptation as well as indicators pertaining to the diagnosis is also included in the Report.
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