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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 swap is a serious challenge dealing with humanity. This comprises reconsidering our existence, and is associated with our activities as members, societies and governments. This ebook provides best technological know-how and social technology study on even if the realm can adapt to weather swap. Written by means of specialists, either teachers and practitioners, it examines the hazards to ecosystems, demonstrating how values, tradition and the constraining forces of governance act as obstacles to motion. As a evaluation of technological know-how and a holistic evaluate of model techniques, it really is crucial studying for these enthusiastic about responses to weather switch, specially researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and graduate scholars. major beneficial properties comprise ancient, modern, and destiny insights into edition to weather swap; assurance of version concerns from varied 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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