Geographia Polonica (2023) vol. 96, iss. 2
Adaptation to climate change at district level in the case of Budapest, Hungary
Hungary’s capital, Budapest is divided into 23 districts, which have significantly distinct topography: thus, having different level of vulnerability to certain climatic effects; in addition, their climate adaptation potential also varies. This study aimed to analyze the 23 districts of Budapest, Hungary, in terms of their climate adaptation consciousness from governmental perspective. The study compares the 23 districts through a scoring matrix with three main categories – attitude, planning, and implementation – and several criteria. In addition, interviews were organized with municipal employees with 43 questions following the structure of the scoring matrix, learning more about the districts’ commitment to climate adaptation.
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