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Climate change and vulnerability

Author: Neil Leary
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2007.
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Based on the work of the Assessments of Impacts and Adaptations to Climate Change (AIACC) project launched with the IPCC in 2002, this title provides an investigation of the stakes in developing  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Leary
ISBN: 9781844074693 1844074692
OCLC Number: 226137488
Description: pages cm
Contents: Foreword by R. K. Pachauri * Part I: Introduction * For Whom the Bell Tolls: Vulnerabilities in a Changing Climate * Part II: Natural Resource Systems * Vulnerability of Southern African Biodiversity to Climate Change * Forest Responses to Changing Rainfall in the Philippines * Vulnerability of Mongolia s Pastoralists to Climate Extremes and Changes * Resource System Vulnerability to Climate Stresses in the Heihe River Basin of Western China * Part III: Coastal Areas * Climate and Water Quality in the Estuarine and Coastal Fisheries of the R o de la Plata * Climate change and the Tourism Dependent Economy of the Seychelles * Part IV: Rural Economy and Food Security * Household Food Security and Climate Change: Comparisons from Nigeria, Sudan, South Africa and Mexico * Vulnerability in Nigeria: A National-level Assessment * Vulnerability in the Sahelian Zone of Northern Nigeria: A Household-level Assessment * Livelihoods and Drought in Sudan * Social Vulnerability of Farmers in Mexico and Argentina * Climatic Threat Spaces in Mexico and Argentina * Climate Variability and Extremes in the Pantabangan-Carranglan Watershed of the Philippines: An Assessment of Vulnerability * Climate Risks and Rice Farming in the Lower Mekong River Basin * Vulnerability of Sri Lankan Tea Plantations to Climate Change * Part V: Human Health * Vulnerability to Climate-induced Highland Malaria in East Africa * Vulnerability to Dengue Fever in Jamaica * Index
Responsibility: edited by Neil Leary [and others].


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