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The economics of climate-resilient development

Author: Samuel Fankhauser; Thomas K J McDermott; David Castells-Quintana
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Some climate change is now inevitable and strategies to adapt to these changes are quickly developing. The question is particularly paramount for low-income countries, which are likely to be most affected. This timely and unique book takes an integrated look at the twin challenges of climate change and development"--Publisher's description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Fankhauser; Thomas K J McDermott; David Castells-Quintana
ISBN: 1785360302 9781785360305
OCLC Number: 945718753
Description: xii, 233 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Climate-resilient development : an introduction / Sam Fankhauser and Thomas K.J. McDermott --
The role of climate in development / David Castells-Quintana, Maria del Pilar Lopez-Uribe and Thomas K.J. McDermott --
Poverty and climate change / Stephane Hallegatte [and 8 others] --
Coping with climate risk : the options / David Castells-Quintana, Maria del Pilar Lopez-Uribe and Thomas K.J. McDermott --
Locking in climate vulnerability : where are the investment hotspots? / Simon Dietz, Charlie Dixon and John Ward --
Assessing climate-resilient development options / Paul Watkiss and Alistair Hunt --
Adaptation experience and prioritization / Paul Watkiss --
Climate-resilient cities / Hélia Costa, Graham Floater and Jared Finnegan --
Climate-resilient development in agrarian economies / Mintewab Bezabih, Stefania Lovo, Gregor Singer and Courtney McLaren --
Insurance instruments for climate-resilient development / Swenja Surminski --
Migration and climate-resilient development / Maria Waldinger.
Responsibility: edited by Sam Fankhauser, Thomas K.J. McDermott.

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