Climate Change

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges we face today. This extensive collection of books offers the latest research and knowledge, from experts in the field, across the spectrum of climate change studies.

Key Titles

  • Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global flood risk management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Armed Conflict, Women and Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Jody M. Prescott

    The gender-differentiated and more severe impacts of armed conflict upon women and girls are well recognised by the international community, as demonstrated by UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and subsequent resolutions. Similarly, the development community…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07

  • Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Anja Pabel

    Coral reefs are an important tourism resource for many coastal and island destinations and generate a range of benefits to their local communities, including as a food source, income from tourism, employment and recreational opportunities. However, coral reefs are under increasing threat from…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Climate Information for Public Health Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Madeleine C. Thomson, Simon J. Mason

    Policy-makers are increasingly concerned about the impact of climate variability and change on the health of vulnerable populations. Variations and trends in climatic factors and extreme weather events impact many health outcomes, including malaria, heat stress and undernutrition.   Climate…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Climate Change and Social Inequality

    The Health and Social Costs of Global Warming, 1st Edition

    By Merrill Singer

    The year 2016 was the hottest year on record and the third consecutive record-breaking year in planet temperatures. The following year was the hottest in a non-El Nino year. Of the seventeen hottest years ever recorded, sixteen have occurred since 2000, indicating the trend in climate change is…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Water, Climate Change and the Boomerang Effect

    Unintentional Consequences for Resource Insecurity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Larry Swatuk, Lars Wirkus

    In line with COP21 agreements, state-led climate change mitigation and adaptation actions are being undertaken to transition to carbon-neutral, green economies. However, the capacity of many countries for action is limited and may result in a ‘boomerang effect’, defined as the unintended…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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Chapter 8 A revolving door of policy evolution from Flood Risk Management 


Chapter 3 Climate change and armed conflict from Armed Conflict, Women and Climate Change


Chapter 3 Maintaining inequality from Climate Change and Social Inequality 


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