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Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research


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Climate Change and Food Security Africa and the Caribbean

Climate Change and Food Security: Africa and the Caribbean

1st Edition

Edited By Elizabeth Thomas Hope
December 02, 2016

Global climatic change has resulted in new and unpredictable patterns of precipitation and temperature, the increased frequency of extreme weather events and rising sea levels. These changes impact all four aspects of food security – availability, accessibility, stability of supply and appropriate ...

Climate Change Adaptation in Africa An Historical Ecology

Climate Change Adaptation in Africa: An Historical Ecology

1st Edition

By Gufu Oba
November 10, 2016

In the context of growing global concerns about climate change, this book presents a regional and sub-continental synthesis of pastoralists' responses to past environmental changes and reflects on the lessons for current and future environmental challenges. Drawing from rock art, archaeology, ...

Responding to Climate Change in Asian Cities Governance for a more resilient urban future

Responding to Climate Change in Asian Cities: Governance for a more resilient urban future

1st Edition

Edited By Diane Archer, Sarah Colenbrander, David Dodman
November 10, 2016

The role of cities in addressing climate change is increasingly recognised in international arenas, including the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the New Urban Agenda. Asia is home to many of the countries that are most vulnerable to climate change ...

Action Research for Climate Change Adaptation Developing and applying knowledge for governance

Action Research for Climate Change Adaptation: Developing and applying knowledge for governance

1st Edition

Edited By Arwin van Buuren, Jasper Eshuis, Mathijs van Vliet
November 07, 2016

Governments all over the world are struggling with the question of how to adapt to climate change. They need information not only about the issue and its possible consequences, but also about feasible governance strategies and instruments to combat it. At the same time, scientists from different ...

Knowledge Systems and Change in Climate Governance Comparing India and South Africa

Knowledge Systems and Change in Climate Governance: Comparing India and South Africa

1st Edition

By Babette Never
November 07, 2016

The success of international efforts to manage climate change depends on the participation of emerging economies. This book uses a comparative study of two of the most important, India and South Africa, to reveal new insights into managing climate change on a global scale. The book provides a ...

The Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Economics

The Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Economics

1st Edition

Edited By Adrian Walsh, Säde Hormio, Duncan Purves
October 11, 2016

Despite their obvious importance, the ethical implications of climate change are often neglected in economic evaluations of mitigation and adaptation policies. Economic climate models provide estimates of the value of mitigation benefits, provide understanding of the costs of reducing emissions, ...

International Climate Change Law and State Compliance

International Climate Change Law and State Compliance

1st Edition

By Alexander Zahar
July 27, 2016

A solution to the problem of climate change requires close international cooperation and difficult reforms involving all states. Law has a clear role to play in that solution. What is not so clear is the role that law has played to date as a constraining factor on state conduct. International...

Emergent Possibilities for Global Sustainability Intersections of race, class and gender

Emergent Possibilities for Global Sustainability: Intersections of race, class and gender

1st Edition

Edited By Phoebe Godfrey, Denise Torres
June 28, 2016

It must be acknowledged that any solutions to anthropogenic Global Climate Change (GCC) are interdependent and ultimately inseparable from both its causes and consequences. As a result, limited analyses must be abandoned in favour of intersectional theories and practices. Emergent Possibilities for...

Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation Wartime mobilisation as a model for action?

Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation: Wartime mobilisation as a model for action?

1st Edition

By Laurence L Delina
June 24, 2016

To keep the global average temperature from rising further than 2°C, emissions must peak soon and then fall steeply. This book examines how such rapid mitigation can proceed – in the scale and speed required for effective climate action – using an analogy provided by the mobilisation for a war that...

Carbon Governance, Climate Change and Business Transformation

Carbon Governance, Climate Change and Business Transformation

1st Edition

Edited By Adam Bumpus, James Tansey, Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez, Chukwumerije Okereke
June 17, 2016

Transformation to a low carbon economy is a central tenet to any discussion on the solutions to the complex challenges of climate change and energy security. Despite advances in policy, carbon management and continuing development of clean technology, fundamental business transformation has not ...

Urban Poverty and Climate Change Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America

Urban Poverty and Climate Change: Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America

1st Edition

Edited By Manoj Roy, Sally Cawood, Michaela Hordijk, David Hulme
May 10, 2016

This book deepens the understanding of the broader processes that shape and mediate the responses to climate change of poor urban households and communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Representing an important contribution to the evolution of more effective pro-poor climate change policies ...

Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change Intersections of race, class and gender

Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change: Intersections of race, class and gender

1st Edition

Edited By Phoebe Godfrey, Denise Torres
April 05, 2016

Sociological literature tends to view the social categories of race, class and gender as distinct and has avoided discussing how multiple intersections inform and contribute to experiences of injustice and inequity. This limited focus is clearly inadequate. Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change...

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