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Development and Climate Adaptation

Robert Mendelsohn

in Climate Change and Common Sense: Essays in Honour of Tom Schelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692873
eISBN:
9780191738371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692873.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The prevailing wisdom in the climate community is that developing countries lack the adaptive capacity to protect themselves from climate change and so international development agencies should ... More


The Politics of Adaptation

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

in Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029612
eISBN:
9780262330039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter pays attention to climate change adaptation politics and describes the types of political conflicts that have emerged around the issue of funding for adaptation. It discusses three main ... More


Coastal Climate Change Adaptation and International Human Rights

Megan M. Herzog

in Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199368747
eISBN:
9780199368761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368747.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

Adaptation to climate change in coastal areas implicates human rights and environmental justice laws. This chapter begins with an overview of some of the ways in which public and private coastal ... More


Adaptation to Climate Change

JoAnn Carmin, Kathleen Tierney, Eric Chu, Lori M. Hunter, J. Timmons Roberts, and Linda Shi

in Climate Change and Society: Sociological Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356102
eISBN:
9780199356133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356102.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Climate change adaptation involves major global and societal challenges such as finding adequate and equitable adaptation funding and integrating adaptation and development programs. Current funding ... More


Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation: Agriculture

K.S. Kavi Kumar and Brinda Viswanathan

in India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199498734
eISBN:
9780199098408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498734.003.0028
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides an overview of issues surrounding the mainstreaming of climate change adaptation in the agriculture sector with focus on India. The status of adaptation research focusing on ... More


Distributive Justice: Costs

Fanny Thornton

in Climate Change and People on the Move: International Law and Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824817
eISBN:
9780191863509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824817.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

The chapter moves the analysis to the realm of distributive justice. It explores whether inherent to the climate change and people movement nexus are issues of unequal distribution, for example, of ... More


Climate Change and Implications for Security and Justice: The Need for Equitable, Inclusive, and Adaptive Governance of Climate Action

Patrick Huntjens, Ting Zhang, and Katharina Nachbar

in Just Security in an Undergoverned World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805373
eISBN:
9780191843440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805373.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines state-of-the art research and thinking on the implications of climate change for security and justice, clarifying the linkages between them and identifying key governance ... More


Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in New England

Julia B. Wyman

in Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199368747
eISBN:
9780199368761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368747.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

New England is a densely populated area dependent on the coast and rich in maritime history. The impacts of climate change, such as sea-level rise, increased storm intensity and frequency, and ... More


Challenges in Integrating the Climate and Social Sciences for Studies of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation

Frances C. Moore, Justin S. Mankin, and Austin Becker

in Climate Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198812
eISBN:
9780300213577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198812.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Though predictions regarding the physical impacts of climate change are becoming increasingly detailed and sophisticated, the question of exactly what these physical changes mean for the social, ... More


Fitting the lens of climate change on bird conservation in the twenty-first century

Peter P. Marra, Benjamin Zuckerberg, and Christiaan Both

in Effects of Climate Change on Birds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198824268
eISBN:
9780191862809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824268.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

Understanding and predicting future ecological impacts of climate change, and then developing a conservation strategy to minimize the negative impacts on biodiversity, remains one of the greatest ... More


Cost-Benefit Analysis of Disaster Risk Management and Climate Adaptation: The Case of Bangladesh

Reinhard Mechler and K. M. Nabiul Islam

in The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199841936
eISBN:
9780199950157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841936.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the potential of applying cost-benefit analysis (CBA) to the assessment of the economic efficiency of natural disaster risk management and climate adaptation projects. CBA is a ... More


Urban India and Climate Change

Radhika Khosla and Ankit Bhardwaj

in India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199498734
eISBN:
9780199098408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498734.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

India will undergo immense urbanization in the coming decades, doubling its urban population by 2050. This transformation is unique as it will come at the time when the impacts of, as well as the ... More


Climate Adaptation

Fatima Denton

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0030
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Climate adaptation tends to be conceived narrowly as a question of technology and biophysical change, yet social and political dimensions provide a deeper understanding on how societies respond to ... More


Protecting Health

Alan H. Lockwood

in Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034876
eISBN:
9780262335737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034876.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In public health terms, primary climate change prevention means reducing emissions of greenhouse gases and secondary prevention refers to adaptation to climate change. Renewable energy sources ... More


The Ebb and Flow of Coastal Adaptation in Australia

Jan McDonald

in Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199368747
eISBN:
9780199368761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368747.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

With 80 percent of its population and associated infrastructure within fifty kilometers of the coast, Australia is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and sea-level rise. Despite calls ... More


Climate Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change

Jessica Barnes and Michael R Dove (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198812
eISBN:
9780300213577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198812.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our times, yet also seemingly intractable. This book draws together the state-of-the-art thinking in anthropology, approaching climate change as a ... More


Climate Change in California: Risk and Response

Fredrich J. Kahrl and David W. Roland-Holst

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520271814
eISBN:
9780520953802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271814.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

California is synonymous with opportunity, prosperity, and natural beauty, but climate change will change the state's future and image. How can we expect the economy, natural resources, public ... More


Global Warming and Climate Change

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter discusses the problem of global warming and climate change as one of global pollution with widest effects of global externality. It describes the characteristics of the green house gases ... More


Climate Finance for Developing Countries

Sarah Blodgett Bermeo

in Targeted Development: Industrialized Country Strategy in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190851828
eISBN:
9780190869083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851828.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes whether the desire of industrialized states to enhance their own well-being through development abroad influences the allocation of resources in areas such as climate finance, ... More


Climate Change and Society: Sociological Perspectives

Riley E. Dunlap and Robert J. Brulle (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356102
eISBN:
9780199356133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356102.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Climate change is one of today’s most important issues, presenting an intellectual challenge to the natural and social sciences. While there has been progress in natural science understanding of ... More


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