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Climate forcing on marine ecosystems

Ken Drinkwater, George Hunt, Patrick Lehodey, Salvador Lluch-Cota, Eugene J. Murphy, Yasunori Sakurai, Frank Schwing, Gregory Beaugrand, and Sundby Svein

in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558025
eISBN:
9780191721939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the role of climate variability and change and their effects on the marine environment. As the frequency of physical forcing increases, the biological changes progress from ... 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


Climate Change-Related Movement and International Human Rights Law: The Role of Complementary Protection

Jane Mcadam

in Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587087
eISBN:
9780191738494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the extent to which existing universal and regional standards on complementary protection offer protection options for those forcibly displaced across international borders as a ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... 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


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


‘Disappearing States’, Statelessness, and Relocation

Jane Mcadam

in Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587087
eISBN:
9780191738494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides a measured response to some of the ill-informed notions circulating in the literature by: examining empirical evidence about projected climate change impacts on Kiribati and ... More


An Introduction to India’s Evolving Climate Change Debate: From Diplomatic Insulation to Policy Integration

Navroz K. Dubash

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/9780199498734.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

How is India engaging the climate change challenge? This introductory chapter explains the changing context for climate change debates in India, from one focused on diplomatic concerns of equity and ... More


Satellite Imagery and Community Perceptions of Climate Change Impacts and Landscape Change

Karina Yager

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/9780300198812.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

How does one “know” climate change is occurring? Scientists rely upon data collecting instruments, such as satellites, to monitor change in the environment at multiple scales. The Landsat satellite, ... More


Climate Change Trends, Impacts, and Vulnerabilities in US National Parks

Patrick Gonzalez

in Science, Conservation, and National Parks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226422954
eISBN:
9780226423142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226423142.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

From glaciers melting in Glacier National Park to corals bleaching in Virgin Islands National Park, field research in US National Parks has detected statistically significant changes that analyses of ... More


Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: Scientific Realities and Legal Responses

Randall S. Abate and Sarah Ellen Krejci

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/9780199368747.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides an overview of the challenges that Ocean and Coastal Law faces in responding to climate change impacts. First, it describes the geological history of climate change and explains ... More


Impact of Climate Change on India

J. Srinivasan

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/9780199498734.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

India’s high population density, large spatial and temporal variability in rainfall, and high poverty rates make it particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. This chapter provides a ... More


Climate Adaptation in the Water Sector in India

Veena Srinivasan

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/9780199498734.003.0027
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Climate change is likely to affect both the short-term variability of water resources through increased frequency and intensity of droughts and floods, and long-term changes in mean renewable water ... More


Introduction: Building a Resilient Tomorrow

Hill and

in Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190909345
eISBN:
9780190069247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909345.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Once regarded as a threat in the distant future, the impacts of climate change are now daily new stories. The introduction defines resilience and argues that resilience is urgently needed in the ... More


Agricultural Productivity and Producer Behavior

Wolfram Schlenker (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226619804
eISBN:
9780226619941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226619941.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Agriculture historically employed a large share of the overall population. For example, even in 1800, more than half the population in most European countries was working in agriculture. With the ... More


Lawyer Up

Hill and

in Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190909345
eISBN:
9780190069247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909345.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Media attention has focused most intently on lawsuits seeking to force action to cut greenhouse-gas emissions and to hold fossil-fuel companies to account. Even if the courts fail to resolve the ... More


Links between Environmental Change and Human Evolution and Society

David E. Anderson, Andrew S. Goudie, and Adrian G. Parker

in Global Environments through the Quaternary: Exploring Evironmental Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199697267
eISBN:
9780191810169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199697267.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter studies the relationship between environmental changes, human evolution, and societies. Environmental changes have affected human evolution and dispersion; and certain key developments ... More


Prepare for Concurrent, Consecutive, and Compounding Disasters

Alice C. Hill

in The Fight for Climate after COVID-19

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197549704
eISBN:
9780197549735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197549704.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores how reinforcing and amplifying emergency preparedness could blunt the trauma that climate impacts spread. The COVID-19 pandemic serves as a warning that catastrophic risks do ... More


Climate Policy and Self-Interest

Stephen M. Gardiner

in Debating Climate Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199996476
eISBN:
9780190614775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199996476.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

To understand how justice and ethics apply to climate change, this chapter considers the major alternative: self-interest. It argues that it is in our self-interest to end our fossil fuel ... More


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