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Successful adaptation in climate change

Author: Susanne C Moser; Maxwell T Boykoff
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon, England : Routledge, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2013. 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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This is timely interdisciplinary text sheds light on key issues that arise in on-the-ground adaptation to climate change. It bridges the gap between science and practical application of successful adaptation strategies and will be of interest to both students, academics and practitioners.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012044487
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susanne C Moser; Maxwell T Boykoff
ISBN: 9781785391811 178539181X
OCLC Number: 905763215
Description: 1 online resource (30 entries) : 20 images
Contents: List of figures --
List of tables --
Notes on contributors --
List of acronyms --
Preface --
1. Climate change and adaptation success: the scope of the challenge / Susanne C. Moser and Maxwell T. Boykoff --
PART I. Changing goals, trade-offs, and synergies: 2. Reducing the risk of maladaptation in response to sea-level rise and urban water scarcity / Jon Barnett, Saffron O'Neill, Steve Waller, and Sarah Rogers; 3. Biodiversity conservation for a climate-altered future / Bruce A. Stein and M. Rebecca Shaw; 4. Climate adaptation, moral reparation, and the baseline problem / Benjamin Hale, Adam P-É Rou Hermans, and Alexander Lee; 5. REDD+ and social justice: adaptation by way of mitigation? / Heike Schroeder and Chukwumerije Okereke --
PART II. Institutional arrangements, interplay, and alignment: 6. Institutions as key element to successful climate adaptation processes: results from the San Francisco Bay Area / Julia A. Ekstrom and Susanne C. Moser; 7. Rapid transformation of the US electric power system: prospects and impediments / Roger E. Kasperson and Bonnie Ram; 8. Towards a binding adaptation regime: three levers and two instruments / Mizan R. Khan and J. Timmons Roberts --
PART III. Science-practice interactions, decision support, and supporting norms: 9. Waters, seas, and wine: science for successful climate adaptation / Benjamin L. Preston, Lauren Rickards, Suraje Dessai, and Ryan Meyer; 10. Promoting adaptation success in natural resource management through decision support: lessons from the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain regions / Lisa Dilling and Rebecca Romsdahl; 11. Climate risk management: laying the groundwork for successful adaptation / Anthony Patt; 12. Building climate resilience: lessons of early warning in Africa / Emily Boyd and Rosalind J. Cornforth; 13. Engaging science and managing scientific uncertainty in urban climate adaptation planning / Joann Carmin and David Dodman --
PART IV. Effective communication and engagement: 14. Media coverage of discourse on adaptation: competing visions of "success" in the Indian context / Maxwell T. Boykoff, Aditya Ghosh, and Kanmani Venkateswaran; 15. 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, and Ham Kimkong; 16. Climate change visioning: effective processes for advancing the policy and practice of local adaptation / Sarah L.M. Burch, Stephen R.J. Sheppard, Ellen Pond, and Olaf Schroth --
PART V. Motivations, identities, reflexivity, and personal change: 17. Navigating the political and emotional terrain of adaptation: community engagement when climate change comes home / Susanne C. Moser; 18. The courage to change: adaptation from the inside-out / Karen O'Brien.
Responsibility: [edited by] Susanne C. Moser, Maxwell T. Boykoff.

Abstract:

This is timely interdisciplinary text sheds light on key issues that arise in on-the-ground adaptation to climate change. It bridges the gap between science and practical application of successful adaptation strategies and will be of interest to both students, academics and practitioners.

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