Climate adaptation as a task of urban planning:
Climate change is progressing and the consequences are becoming increasingly visible. Especially in cities, there is a need for action to deal with the increasing extreme weather like heat, drought, heavy rain and flooding. Local authorities play a key role in implementing climate adaptation measures at local level.
Within the framework of their planning authority, they can influence the spatial development and urban planning order in the cities. The article deals with climate adaptation in urban planning, the planning and technical framework conditions and sheds light on the importance of planning instruments in the implementation of adaptation measures.