Transport Infrastructure Role in Climate Resilience: A Case Study in Hungary

Climate change is very important and plays a significant role. First solution against it could be the mitigation in order to reduce the global environmental impact of climate change, which can only work effectively over long-time. Second option is adaptation. These solution can be distinguished in transport as well. In the future in Hungary the probability, the frequency and the caused damage of extreme weather condition will increase in-line with that the adverse economic, environmental and ecological impacts will worsen. The environmental damage will cause social and economic problems such as damaged infrastructure - not only road and railway, but author focusing on them in this paper - pause in social services (hospital, public transport). The disasters seriously affect the transport and with that a significant proportion of the domestic population. The aim of this article is to analyse the connection between the spatial distribution of transport infrastructure and vulnerable areas. The targeted research question if transport infrastructure would enlarge or help avoiding the effects of climate change.

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  • Accession Number: 01606451
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 26 2016 2:27PM