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  1. Climate Change and Agriculture in Africa

    Impact Assessment and Adaptation Strategies

    By Ariel Dinar, Rashid Hassan, Robert Mendelsohn, James Benhin, et al

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    This landmark book encompasses a comprehensive assessment of the potential economic impacts of future climate change, and the value of adaptation measures in Africa for different zones, regions, countries and farm types. Researchers developed and applied multiple analytical procedures to assess...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Climate Change Mitigation and Development Cooperation

    Edited by Tomoyo Toyota, Ryo Fujikura

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    This is a companion book to Earthscan’s 2010 book Climate Change Adaptation and International Development. This book consists of summarised case studies looking at climate change mitigation specifically in Asia, the region producing the most greenhouse gas emissions. It examines international...

    Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Cities

    Edited by Bruce Frayne, Caroline Moser, Gina Ziervogel

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    There is overwhelming evidence that the climate is changing. It is the poorest countries and people who are the most vulnerable to this threat and who will suffer the most. This book shows how increasing urbanization and growing poverty levels mean that it is imperative to ask how climate change...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Climate Adaptation and Flood Risk in Coastal Cities

    Edited by Jeroen Aerts, Wouter Botzen, Malcolm Bowman, Philip Ward, Piet Dircke

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    This book presents climate adaptation and flood risk problems and solutions in coastal cities, including an independent investigation of adaptation paths and problems in Rotterdam, New York and Jakarta. The comparison draws out lessons that each city can learn from the others. While the main focus...

    Published September 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Climate Change Adaptation and International Development

    Making Development Cooperation More Effective

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Masato Kawanishi

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    Climate change impacts upon the world's poorest most heavily. It is therefore essential that international development initiatives focus on improving the ability of developing countries to adapt to the effects of climate change. This book, a product of research by the JICA-RI (Research Institute of...

    Published November 29th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Climate Change Risks and Food Security in Bangladesh

    By Winston Yu, Mozaharul Alam, Ahmadul Hassan, Abu Saleh Khan, Alex Ruane, Cynthia Rosenzweig, David Major, James Thurlow

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    Managing climate variability and change remains a key development and food security issue in Bangladesh. Despite significant investments, floods, droughts, and cyclones during the last two decades continue to cause extensive economic damage and impair livelihoods. Climate change will pose...

    Published June 15th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Climate Change and Small Island States

    Power, Knowledge and the South Pacific

    By Jon Barnett, John Campbell

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    Small Island Developing States are often depicted as being among the most vulnerable of all places to the effects of climate change, and they are a cause c?l?bre of many involved in climate science, politics and the media. Yet while small island developing states are much talked about, the...

    Published March 30th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Adapting Cities to Climate Change

    Understanding and Addressing the Development Challenges

    Edited by Jane Bicknell, David Dodman, David Satterthwaite

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    This volume brings together, for the first time, a wide-ranging and detailed body of information identifying and assessing risk, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in urban centres in low- and middle-income countries. Framed by an overview of the main possibilities and constraints for...

    Published May 28th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Climate Change and Aviation

    Issues, Challenges and Solutions

    Edited by Stefan Gossling, Paul Upham

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    'This is a timely, challenging and fascinating book on a topic of central importance to the success or otherwise of our climate change policies. It sets down a clear marker for what has to be done in the aviation sector.' Professor John Whitelegg, Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York...

    Published February 24th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Climate Change and Vulnerability

    Edited by Neil Leary, Cecilia Conde, Jyoti Kulkarni, Anthony Nyong, Juan Pulhin

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    ?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 November 27th 2008 by Routledge

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