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Climate Change and Human Well-Being : Global Challenges and Opportunities

Author: Inka Weissbecker
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York, 2011.
Series: International and Cultural Psychology
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Climate change is increasing the severity of disasters and adverse weather conditions worldwide, with particularly devastating effects on developing countries and on individuals with lower resources.

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Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Climate Change and Human Well-Being
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Inka Weissbecker
ISBN: 9781441997425 1441997423
OCLC Number: 939912190
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Climate Change and Human Well-Being.- SECTION I: The Impact of Climate Change.- Gradual Environmental Changes.- Effects of Temperature and Heat Stress.- Extreme Weather-Related Events.- Social and Economic Stressors.- Climate Change Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons.- Climate Change and Human Security.-SECTION II. Specific Populations.- Women.- Children.- Individuals with Mental and Physical Disabilities.- SECTION III. Guidance and Recommendations.- Building Resilience.- Strengthening Local Capacity.- Responding to Humanitarian Crises.- Research and Evaluation.-. Conclusion.
Series Title: International and Cultural Psychology
Responsibility: edited by Inka Weissbecker.
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