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Adaptation and climate change

Author: Roman Espejo
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2013.
Series: At issue., Environment.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Presents differing viewpoints on the dangers of climate change, looking at the possibility of forced relocations, adaptation versus mitigation, where the issue should be addressed, and whether businesses should be involved in policymaking."--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roman Espejo
ISBN: 9780737761412 0737761415 9780737761429 0737761423
OCLC Number: 783170467
Description: 129 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Climate change could be devastating and people must adapt to survive / Patrick Gonzalez --
The negative impact of climate change is overstated / Marco Evers, Olaf Stampf, and Gerald Traufetter --
Climate change will force the relocation of populations / Oli Brown --
Climate change will force the relocation of animal species / Mary-Lou Considine --
Climate change adaptation is more important than mitigation / Marco Visscher --
Climate change mitigation is more important than adaptation / Joe Romm --
Climate change must be addressed in developing countries / Economist --
Climate change must be addressed in developed countries / Curtis Doebbler --
Business must adapt to climate change / Tom Zeller Jr. --
Involving business in the fight against climate change is problematic / Bjørn Lomborg --
Climate change and water / United Nations World Water Assessment Programme --
Climate change adaptation must prioritze food security / IASC Task Force on Climate Change.
Series Title: At issue., Environment.
Responsibility: Roman Espejo, book editor.

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"Presents differing viewpoints on the dangers of climate change, looking at the possibility of forced relocations, adaptation versus mitigation, where the issue should be addressed, and whether businesses should be involved in policymaking."--

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