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Climate Change and Globalization in the Arctic: An Integrated Approach to Vulnerability Assessment

Climate Change and Globalization in the Arctic: An Integrated Approach to Vulnerability Assessment

1st Edition

E. Carina H. Keskitalo
August 01, 2016

Climate change vulnerability assessment is a rapidly developing field. However, despite the fact that such major trends as globalization and the changing characteristics of the political and economic governance systems are crucial in shaping a community�s capacity to adapt to climate change, these...

Climate Change Risks and Food Security in Bangladesh

Climate Change Risks and Food Security in Bangladesh

1st Edition

Winston Yu, Mozaharul Alam, Ahmadul Hassan, Abu Saleh Khan, Alex Ruane, Cynthia Rosenzweig, David Major, James Thurlow
May 17, 2016

Managing climate variability and change remains a key development and food security issue in Bangladesh. Despite significant investments, floods, droughts, and cyclones during the last two decades continue to cause extensive economic damage and impair livelihoods. Climate change will pose...

Climate Change and Agriculture in Africa: Impact Assessment and Adaptation Strategies

Climate Change and Agriculture in Africa: Impact Assessment and Adaptation Strategies

1st Edition

Ariel Dinar, Rashid Hassan, Robert Mendelsohn, James Benhin, et al
July 01, 2015

This landmark book encompasses a comprehensive assessment of the potential economic impacts of future climate change, and the value of adaptation measures in Africa for different zones, regions, countries and farm types. Researchers developed and applied multiple analytical procedures to assess...

Climate Change Mitigation and Development Cooperation

Climate Change Mitigation and Development Cooperation

1st Edition

Tomoyo Toyota, Ryo Fujikura
March 26, 2012

This is a companion book to Earthscan’s 2010 book Climate Change Adaptation and International Development. This book consists of summarised case studies looking at climate change mitigation specifically in Asia, the region producing the most greenhouse gas emissions. It examines international...

Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Cities

Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Cities

1st Edition

Bruce Frayne, Caroline Moser, Gina Ziervogel
December 14, 2011

There is overwhelming evidence that the climate is changing. It is the poorest countries and people who are the most vulnerable to this threat and who will suffer the most. This book shows how increasing urbanization and growing poverty levels mean that it is imperative to ask how climate change...

Climate Adaptation and Flood Risk in Coastal Cities

Climate Adaptation and Flood Risk in Coastal Cities

1st Edition

Jeroen Aerts, Wouter Botzen, Malcolm Bowman, Philip Ward, Piet Dircke
September 07, 2011

This book presents climate adaptation and flood risk problems and solutions in coastal cities, including an independent investigation of adaptation paths and problems in Rotterdam, New York and Jakarta. The comparison draws out lessons that each city can learn from the others. While the main focus...

Climate Change Adaptation and International Development: Making Development Cooperation More Effective

Climate Change Adaptation and International Development: Making Development Cooperation More Effective

1st Edition

Ryo Fujikura, Masato Kawanishi
November 30, 2010

Climate change impacts upon the world's poorest most heavily. It is therefore essential that international development initiatives focus on improving the ability of developing countries to adapt to the effects of climate change. This book, a product of research by the JICA-RI (Research Institute of...

Climate Change and Small Island States: Power, Knowledge and the South Pacific

Climate Change and Small Island States: Power, Knowledge and the South Pacific

1st Edition

Jon Barnett, John Campbell
March 31, 2010

Small Island Developing States are often depicted as being among the most vulnerable of all places to the effects of climate change, and they are a cause celebre of many involved in climate science, politics and the media. Yet while small island developing states are much talked about, the...

Adapting Cities to Climate Change: Understanding and Addressing the Development Challenges

Adapting Cities to Climate Change: Understanding and Addressing the Development Challenges

1st Edition

Jane Bicknell, David Dodman, David Satterthwaite
May 29, 2009

This volume brings together, for the first time, a wide-ranging and detailed body of information identifying and assessing risk, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in urban centres in low- and middle-income countries. Framed by an overview of the main possibilities and constraints for...

Climate Change and Aviation: Issues, Challenges and Solutions

Climate Change and Aviation: Issues, Challenges and Solutions

1st Edition

Stefan Gossling, Paul Upham
February 25, 2009

'This is a timely, challenging and fascinating book on a topic of central importance to the success or otherwise of our climate change policies. It sets down a clear marker for what has to be done in the aviation sector.' Professor John Whitelegg, Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York...

Climate Change and Vulnerability

Climate Change and Vulnerability

1st Edition

Neil Leary, Cecilia Conde, Jyoti Kulkarni, Anthony Nyong, Juan Pulhin
November 28, 2008

�Sound and solid case studies on vulnerability and adaptation have been woefully lacking in the international discourse on climate change. This set of books begins to bridge the gap.� Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme �...

Climate Change and Adaptation

Climate Change and Adaptation

1st Edition

Neil Leary, James Adejuwon, Vicente Barros, Ian Burton, Jyoti Kulkarni, Rodel Lasco
November 28, 2008

�This book provides valuable lessons that will improve public policy and the quality of decisions that will affect generations to come.� Richard Moss, Senior Director Climate and Energy, United Nations Foundation �An excellent addition to the body of knowledge on adaptation to climate change from...

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