Environmental Hazards Series

Environmental Hazards Series

  • Coastal Hazards and Vulnerability book cover

    Coastal Hazards and Vulnerability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Loraine McFadden

    Our coasts provide a home and livelihoods for millions of people; many of the world's biggest cities are along coastlines. Yet these precious areas face increasing threats from irresponsible development and the potential dangers of climate change. This volume explores the wide spectrum of coastal…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge
    Environmental Hazards Series

  • Climate Change as Environmental and Economic Hazard book cover

    Climate Change as Environmental and Economic Hazard

    1st Edition

    Edited by Boris Porfiriev

    The current policy for climate change prioritises mitigation over adaptation. The collected papers of Climate Change as Environmental and Economic Hazard argue that although efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are still vital, the new policy paradigm should shift the priority to adaptation,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15
    Routledge
    Environmental Hazards Series

  • Reducing Disaster Risks: Progress and Challenges in the Caribbean Region book cover

    Reducing Disaster Risks

    Progress and Challenges in the Caribbean Region, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Davis, Steve Bender, Fred Krimgold, Franklin McDonald

    Are we winning or losing the battle for safe environments? In 1984, leading disaster risk management professionals and researchers met in Jamaica for the Ocho Rios conference on Disaster Mitigation. In this collection, key experts reflect on the progress made in disaster risk reduction since that…

    Hardback – 2011-03-15
    Routledge
    Environmental Hazards Series