How Communities Are Surviving and Thriving in a Changing Climate
Communities throughout the country have taken action to reduce the impacts of future disasters given the exacerbating effect of climate change. This book explains actions communities can take to manage the increased risk associated with climate change, including techniques and strategies that have...
To Be Published October 19th 2015 by Auerbach Publications
Planning for Their Unique Needs
Each year, disasters such as house fires, car accidents, tsunamis, earthquakes, and hurricanes impact hundreds of thousands of children. Child victims can suffer disproportionately and the physical and psychological damage sustained can far outweigh the same effects in adults, often requiring years...
Published December 3rd 2010 by CRC Press
Scientists predict the earth is facing 40-to-60 years of climate change, even if emissions of carbon dioxide and other global warming gases stopped today. One inevitable consequence of the greenhouse gases already in the atmosphere will be an increase in the frequency and severity of natural...
Published October 20th 2008 by CRC Press