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  1. Climate Change and Vulnerability and Adaptation

    Two Volume Set

    Edited by Neil Leary, Cecilia Conde, Jyoti Kulkarni, Anthony Nyong, James Adejuwon, Vicente Barros, Ian Burton, Rodel Lasco, Juan Pulhin

    'Sound and solid case studies on vulnerability and adaptation have been woefully lacking in the international discourse on climate change. This set of books begins to bridge the gap.' Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme '...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Climate Change and Vulnerability and Adaptation

    Two Volume Set

    By Neil Leary

    Edited by Cecilia Conde, Jyoti Kulkarni, Anthony Nyong, James Adejuwon, Vincente Barros, Ian Burton, Rodel Lasco, Juan Pulhin, Neil Leary

    'Sound and solid case studies on vulnerability and adaptation have been woefully lacking in the international discourse on climate change. This set of books begins to bridge the gap.' Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme '...

    Published December 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  3. The Earthscan Reader on Adaptation to Climate Change

    Edited by E. Lisa F. Schipper, Ian Burton

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Climate change is now upon us. While mitigation is essential to reduce the future severity of climate change, it will take time and some effects will inevitably continue for centuries. Consequently, more attention is now being directed to adaptation as a means of reducing losses. As the importance...

    Published December 17th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change and Adaptation

    Edited by Neil Leary, James Adejuwon, Vicente Barros, Ian Burton, Jyoti Kulkarni, Rodel Lasco

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    ?This book provides valuable lessons that will improve public policy and the quality of decisions that will affect generations to come.? Richard Moss, Senior Director Climate and Energy, United Nations Foundation ?An excellent addition to the body of knowledge on adaptation to climate change from...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Integration of Public Health with Adaptation to Climate Change: Lessons Learned and New Directions

    Edited by Kristie L Ebi, Joel B Smith, Ian Burton

    Overall, the negative health impacts of global climate change are anticipated to significantly outweigh positive impacts. Furthermore, global climate change will continue for decades, even after the effective implementation of mitigation measures. By exploring cases in public health and prior...

    Published July 13th 2005 by CRC Press

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