Climate Change and Globalization in the Arctic An Integrated Approach to Vulnerability Assessment
Climate Change Adaptation and International Development Making Development Cooperation More Effective
By E. Carina H. Keskitalo
July 29, 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 ...
By Winston Yu, Mozaharul Alam, Ahmadul Hassan, Abu Saleh Khan, Alex Ruane, Cynthia Rosenzweig, David Major, James Thurlow
May 13, 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 ...
By Ariel Dinar, Rashid Hassan, Robert Mendelsohn, James Benhin, et al
June 29, 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 ...
By Bruce Frayne, Caroline Moser, Gina Ziervogel
February 10, 2012
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 ...
By Tomoyo Toyota, Ryo Fujikura
May 03, 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 ...
By Jeroen Aerts, Wouter Botzen, Malcolm Bowman, Philip Ward, Piet Dircke
November 09, 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 ...
By 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...
By 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 ...
By 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 ...
By 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...
By 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 ...
By 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 �...