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Adapting to Climate Change: Thresholds, Values, Governance by W. Neil Adger,Irene Lorenzoni,Karen L. O'Brien

By W. Neil Adger,Irene Lorenzoni,Karen L. O'Brien

Adapting to weather switch is a severe challenge dealing with humanity. This includes reconsidering our existence, and is associated with our activities as members, societies and governments. This ebook offers most sensible technology and social technological know-how study on no matter if the area can adapt to weather switch. Written by means of specialists, either teachers and practitioners, it examines the dangers to ecosystems, demonstrating how values, tradition and the constraining forces of governance act as limitations to motion. As a evaluate of technology and a holistic overview of edition concepts, it really is crucial analyzing for these focused on responses to weather switch, particularly researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and graduate scholars. major good points comprise ancient, modern, and destiny insights into model to weather switch; insurance of model concerns from diverse views: weather technological know-how, hydrology, engineering, ecology, economics, human geography, anthropology and political technology; and contributions from prime researchers and practitioners from round the world.

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