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Climate change and human Health: issues for teacher and classroom

Anthony J McMichael and Ulisses Confalonieri

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Global climate change, caused by human actions, is a recent, remarkable and distinctive source of risks to human health. Because of its newness, complexity and scale, it poses important challenges to ... More


Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Inge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg, and Marc Stern (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This collection of papers offers a new rationale and framework for international development cooperation. Its main argument is that in actual practice development cooperation has already moved beyond ... More


Environmental Campaigns and the Adoption and Implementation of Renewable Portfolio Standards

Ion Bogdan Vasi

in Winds of Change: The Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746927
eISBN:
9780199827169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746927.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the way in which environmental groups and activists shape the energy policymaking processes in countries that have very good wind potential but a social context that is less ... More


Environmental Campaigns and the Adoption and Implementation of Feed-in Tariffs

Ion Bogdan Vasi

in Winds of Change: The Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746927
eISBN:
9780199827169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746927.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the way in which environmental groups and activists shape the energy policymaking processes. Based on case studies of countries that adopted early and strong feed‐in tariff ... More


The Biology of Polar Regions

D.N. Thomas, G.E. Fogg, P. Convey, C.H. Fritsen, J.-M. Gili, R. Gradinger, J. Laybourn-Parry, K. Reid, and D.W.H. Walton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199298112
eISBN:
9780191711640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298112.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

There is now an increased awareness of the importance of polar regions in the Earth system, as well as their vulnerability to anthropogenic derived change, including of course global climate change. ... More


What Might a Future Global Climate Change Deal Look Like?

Murray Ward

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

In 2009, global leaders are expected to come together and agree a new multilateral framework to protect the world's climate system. Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ... More


Dragonflies as focal organisms in contemporary conservation biology

Michael J. Samways

in Dragonflies and Damselflies: Model Organisms for Ecological and Evolutionary Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199230693
eISBN:
9780191710889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230693.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Freshwater ecosystems worldwide are highly threatened. As a consequence, many dragonfly species are also threatened. The threats to them are many and varied, including invasive alien plants and ... More


Introduction

David B. Resnik

in Playing Politics with Science: Balancing Scientific Independence and Government Oversight

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195375893
eISBN:
9780199866632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375893.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides an introduction to the primary topics addressed in the book: scientific autonomy/independence and government oversight. It gives an overview of the relationship between science ... More


Conclusion: Is a Better Future for Global Environmental Governance Possible?

Brian J. Gareau

in From Precaution to Profit: Contemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175264
eISBN:
9780300188912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175264.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter first summarizes the main arguments of the preceding chapters. It then explains the link between ozone-layer depletion and global climate change; and why the MeBr case needs to be ... More


Globalization, Climate Change, and Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic: An Interface between Free Trade and the Right to Culture

Kamrul Hossain

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the Arctic region, which suffers greatly from environmental changes due to global climate change. Environmental preservation in the Arctic has a significant link to certain ... More


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