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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 12 March 2018
  • ISBN : 9780128498750
  • Page : 368 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Adapting to Climate Change in Europe: Exploring Sustainable Pathways - From Local Measures to Wider Policies is a scientific synthesis of a four-year project on adaptation activities in Europe. It combines scientific assessments with real-world case descriptions to present specific tools and methods. This book aims at ensuring sustainable solutions in adaptation to climate change. The challenge of adaptation is still at an early stage; this book fills relevant gaps in current knowledge on climate adaptation, providing a crucial set of tools to support effective decision-making. It acts as a guide to practitioners and decision-makers along different steps of on-going adaptation processes. Adapting to Climate Change in Europe contains methods and tools for improving stakeholder’s participation and analyzing costs and benefits of different adaptation measures. It is an essential resource for researchers, graduate students, and experts and policymakers working in climate change and adaptation. Features real world case studies providing a tool for comparative learning Fulfills the current knowledge gap in climate change adaptation Includes top-down economic models allowing for a novel application and integration of adaptation features in European and global models Provides in-depth analysis of participation using new empirical material and approaches

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Adapting to Climate Change in Europe

Adapting to Climate Change in Europe
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-03-12
  • ISBN : 9780128498750
GET THIS BOOKAdapting to Climate Change in Europe

Adapting to Climate Change in Europe: Exploring Sustainable Pathways - From Local Measures to Wider Policies is a scientific synthesis of a four-year project on adaptation activities in Europe. It combines scientific assessments with real-world case descriptions to present specific tools and methods. This book aims at ensuring sustainable solutions in adaptation to climate change. The challenge of adaptation is still at an early stage; this book fills relevant gaps in current knowledge on climate adaptation, providing a crucial set

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  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2010-01-28
  • ISBN : 0821381326
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  • Author : E. Carina H. Keskitalo
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-09-14
  • ISBN : 9048193257
GET THIS BOOKDeveloping Adaptation Policy and Practice in Europe: Multi-level Governance of Climate Change

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-15
  • ISBN : 9783030033835
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-05-21
  • ISBN : 9781405196185
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Life in Europe will indeed go on as the climate changes, but not in the same way as before. The air will be warmer, winds will change, patterns of rainfall and snowfall will alter, and sea level is likely to rise. These phenomena are already being seen. Europe will in the future experience marked changes in vegetation cover, increased floods along rivers and coastlines as well as more frequent droughts and forest fires, often leading to large societal costs. The

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-02-24
  • ISBN : 9781134612437
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Due to the lack of success in climate change mitigation efforts, the importance of adaptation is becoming more and more apparent and is now one of the main imperatives of international research and action. However, research on adaptation is mostly not directly applicable to adaptation policy or practice, leaving a gap between scientific results and practical advice for decision makers and planners. This book seeks to address this problem and bridge the gap and should provide readers with practical and

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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-04-29
  • ISBN : 9781139486026
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-06-27
  • ISBN : 9789400705678
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It is now widely accepted that adaptation will be necessary if we are to manage the risks posed by climate change. What we know about adaptation, however, is limited. While there is a well established body of scholarship proposing assessment approaches and explaining concepts, few studies have examined if and how adaptation is taking place at a national or regional level.

Adapting to Climate Change in Europe

Adapting to Climate Change in Europe
  • Author : European Commission
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : OCLC:505197858
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Limits to Climate Change Adaptation

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  • Author : Walter Leal Filho,Johanna Nalau
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-11-15
  • ISBN : 9783319645995
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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • ISBN : 9279329758
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  • Author : Bettina Menne
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release Date : 2008
  • ISBN : 9789289071871
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-01-16
  • ISBN : 9783319258140
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  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2018-02-22
  • ISBN : 9789004356825
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Climate-ADAPT

Climate-ADAPT
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • ISBN : 9292139525
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This unique collection of 10 European case studies showcases measures that are already being carried out in Europe to increase resilience to extreme weather and slow-onset events, as well as improve adaptation to climate change. Sharing these ideas will raise awareness of what is possible and inspire the creation of new activities to deal with observed and expected climate change impacts. The brochure also aims to stimulate stakeholders to share information about their own experiences by contacting [email protected]