Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change Advancing Decision-Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty
Reimagining Climate Change
The Two Degrees Dangerous Limit for Climate Change Public Understanding and Decision Making
Climate Change Finance and International Law
By Sonja Klinsky, Jasmina Brankovic
April 09, 2018
Geopolitical changes combined with the increasing urgency of ambitious climate action have re-opened debates about justice and international climate policy. Mechanisms and insights from transitional justice have been used in over thirty countries across a range of conflicts at the interface of ...
By Hans A. Baer, Merrill Singer
March 29, 2018
In addressing the urgent questions raised by climate change, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the anthropology of climate change, guided by a critical political ecological framework. It examines the emergence and slow maturation of the anthropology of climate change, reviews the ...
By Mizan R Khan, J. Timmons Roberts, Saleemul Huq, Victoria Hoffmeister
March 05, 2018
The Paris Framework for Climate Change Capacity Building pioneers a new era of climate change governance, performing the foundational job of clarifying what is meant by the often ad-hoc, one-off, uncoordinated, ineffective and unsustainable practices of the past decade described as 'capacity ...
By Rebecca Pearse
November 10, 2017
In the mid-2000s it seemed that the global carbon market would take off and spark the worldwide transition to a profitable low carbon economy. A decade on, the experiment in carbon trading is failing. Carbon market schemes have been plagued by problems and resistance to carbon pricing has come from...
Edited By Susie Moloney, Hartmut Fünfgeld, Mikael Granberg
September 01, 2017
There is growing interest in analysing the role and effectiveness of the local scale in responding to the global challenge of climate change. However, while accounts of urban climate change governance are growing, there is now a real need for further conceptual and empirical work to better ...
By Todd Schenk
August 24, 2017
Many of the challenges that decision-makers grapple with in relation to climate change are governance related. Planning and decision-making is evolving in ambiguous institutional environments, in which many key issues remain unresolved, including relationships between different actors; funding ...
Edited By Paul Wapner, Hilal Elver
June 16, 2017
Responding to climate change has become an industry. Governments, corporations, activist groups and others now devote billions of dollars to mitigation and adaptation, and their efforts represent one of the most significant policy measures ever dedicated to a global challenge. Despite its laudatory...
Edited By Ari Paloviita, Marja Järvelä
May 25, 2017
The success of the entire food supply chain depends on the prosperity of farms and local communities. The direct climate change risks faced by the agricultural sector are therefore also risks to businesses and food supply chains. Hence the importance of resilience at farm level, community level and...
Edited By Jens Hoff, Quentin Gausset
May 24, 2017
One of the most heartening developments in climate change mitigation in recent years has been the increasing attention paid to the principle of ‘thinking globally and acting locally’. The failure of the international community to reach significant global agreements on the reduction of greenhouse ...
By Christopher Shaw
May 03, 2017
This book is about the history, present and future of one the most important policy ideas of the modern era – that there is a single, global dangerous amount of climate change. That dangerous amount of climate change is imagined as two degrees centigrade of global warming above the pre-industrial ...
Edited By Christopher N. H. Doll, Jose A Puppim de Oliveira
January 24, 2017
Urban areas are increasingly contributing to climate change while also suffering many of its impacts. Moreover, many cities, particularly in developing countries, continue to struggle to provide services, infrastructure and socio-economic opportunities. How do we achieve the global goals on climate...
By Alexander Zahar
December 08, 2016
Since 2010, a significant quantity of international climate change finance has begun to reach developing countries. However, the transfer of finance under the international climate change regime – the legal and ethical obligations that underpin it, the constraints on its use, its intended outcomes,...