Table of Contents

Introduction.
Section I Scientific evidence for Nature-based solutions to climate change adaptation and mitigation in urban areas.
Section II Practical implementation and needs for a transition towards Nature-based solutions in cities.
Section III Nature-based solutions and social-environmental justice in cities.
Section IV Governance Implications and Economic Viability of Nature-based solutions.
Conclusions. This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book brings together research findings and experiences from science, policy and practice to highlight and debate the importance of nature-based solutions to climate change adaptation in urban areas. Emphasis is given to the potential of nature-based approaches to create multiple-benefits for society. The expert contributions present recommendations for creating synergies between ongoing policy processes, scientific programmes and practical implementation of climate change and nature conservation measures in global urban areas.