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Adaptation to Climate Change in Southern Africa: New Boundaries for Development

Adaptation to Climate Change in Southern Africa: New Boundaries for Development

1st Edition

Steffen Bauer, Imme Scholz
August 10, 2016

Adverse climate impacts are already evident across Southern Africa and pose a serious threat to the development prospects of the region's societies. Sustainable development in this region will depend on the rapid development and implementation of effective adaptation measures. This volume...

Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management of Rivers

Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management of Rivers

1st Edition

Jamie Pittock
April 11, 2016

Climate change is dramatically affecting freshwater supplies, particularly in the developing world. The papers in this volume present a powerful case for and exploration of different freshwater adaptation strategies in the face of global climatic change. The volume centres on six detailed case...

Sustainable Adaptation to Climate Change: Prioritising Social Equity and Environmental Integrity

Sustainable Adaptation to Climate Change: Prioritising Social Equity and Environmental Integrity

1st Edition

Katrina Brown, Siri Eriksen
February 23, 2011

This book sets out how to ensure that adaptation efforts are socially and environmentally sustainable, contributing to poverty reduction as well as confronting the processes driving vulnerability. Over $100 billion a year is pledged to help finance adaptation projects via the The Climate...

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