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Susanne C Moser; Maxwell T Boykoff
|ISBN:||9780415524995 0415524997 9780415525008 0415525004|
|Description:||xxiv, 331 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Climate change and adaptation success: the scope of the challenge / Susanne C. Moser, Maxwell T. Boykoff --
Part I. Changing goals, trade-offs, and synergies : Reducing the risk of maladaptation in response to sea-level rise and urban water scarcity / Jon Barnett, Steve Waller, Saffron O'Neill, Sarah Rogers --
Biodiversity conservation for a climate-altered future / Bruce A. Stein, M. Rebecca Shaw --
Climate adaptation, moral reparation, and the baseline problem / Benjamin Hale, Adam Pérou Hermans, Alexander Lee --
REDD+ and social justice: adaptation by way of mitigation? / Heike Schroeder, Chukwumerije Okereke --
Part II. Institutional arrangements, interplay, and alignment : Institutions as key element to successful climate adaptation processes: results from the San Francisco Bay Area / Julia A. Ekstrom, Susanne C. Moser --
Rapid transformation of the U.S. electric power system: prospects and impediments / Roger E. Kasperson, Bonnie Ram --
Towards a binding adaptation regime: three levers and two instruments / Mizan R. Khan, J. Timmons Roberts --
Part III. Science-practice interactions, decision support, and supporting norms : Waters, seas, and wine: science for successful climate adaptation / Benjamin L. Preston, Lauren Rickards, Suraje Dessai, Ryan Meyer --
Promoting adaptation success in natural resource management through decision support: lessons from the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain regions / Lisa Dilling, Rebecca Romsdahl --
Climate risk management: laying the groundwork for successful adaptation / Anthony Patt --
Building climate resilience: lessons of early warning In Africa / Emily Boyd, Rosalind J. Cornforth --
Engaging science and managing scientific uncertainty in urban climate adaptation planning / Joann Carmin, David Dodman --
Part IV. Effective communication and engagement : Media coverage of discourse on adaptation: competing visions of "success" in the Indian context / Maxwell T. Boykoff, Aditya Ghosh, Kanmani Venkateswaran --
Risk communication and adaptation in settlements on the coast and in deltas of the Mekong Region / Louis Lebel, Bach Tan Sinh, Ngo Cong Chinh, Sakaradhorn Boontaveeyuwat, Ham Kimkong --
Climate change visioning: effective processes for advancing the policy and practice of local adaptation / Sarah L.M. Burch, Stephen R.J. Sheppard, Ellen Pond, Olaf Schroth --
Part V. Motivations, identities, reflexivity, and personal change : Navigating the political and emotional terrain of adaptation: community engagement when climate change comes home / Susanne C. Moser --
The courage to change: adaptation from the inside-out / Karen O'Brien.
|Responsibility:||edited by Susanne C. Moser and Maxwell T. Boykoff.|
"This is a thoughtful and thought-provoking volume, with surprising insights. Of the many books on climate change, this one really hits on the essentials of "What are we going to do about it?" and
- Climatic changes -- Effect of human beings on.
- Climatic changes -- Social aspects.
- Human ecology.
- Klimatförändringar -- sociala aspekter.
- Människan och naturen.
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