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Natural Disasters And Adaptation To Climate Change

Pub Date : 2013-10-14 | Author : Sarah Boulter | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107511989
ISBN 13 : 1107511984

This volume presents eighteen case studies of natural disasters from Australia, Europe, North America and developing countries. By comparing the impacts, it seeks to identify what ..

Adapting To Climate Change

Pub Date : 2014-04-18 | Author : Bruce C. Glavovic | Publisher : Springer Science & Business

ISBN 10 : 9789401786317
ISBN 13 : 9401786313

This book identifies lessons learned from natural hazard experiences to help communities plan for and adapt to climate change. Written by leading experts, the case studies examine ..

Climate Change Adaptation And Disaster Risk Reduction

Pub Date : 2010-12-16 | Author : Rajib Shaw | Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780857244871
ISBN 13 : 0857244876

This is the first academic publication to highlight the linkages between Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). Key issues and challenges related to CCA..

Natural Disasters And Climate Change

Pub Date : 2014-09-17 | Author : St├ęphane Hallegatte | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319089331
ISBN 13 : 3319089331

This book explores economic concepts related to disaster losses, describes mechanisms that determine the economic consequences of a disaster, and reviews methodologies for making d..

Adaptation To Climate Change

Pub Date : 2010-10-18 | Author : Mark Pelling | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134022021
ISBN 13 : 1134022026

The impacts of climate change are already being felt. Learning how to live with these impacts is a priority for human development. In this context, it is too easy to see adaptation..

Climate Change Disaster Risk And The Urban Poor

Pub Date : 2012-04-01 | Author : Judy L. Baker | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 9780821389607
ISBN 13 : 0821389602

The urban poor living in slums are at particularly high risk from the impacts of climate change and natural hazards. This study analyzes key issues affecting their vulnerability, w..