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Account for the Future, not Just the Past

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/9780197549704.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter maps the essential terrain for understanding climate risk: the future will no longer resemble the past. To avoid the collective failure of imagination that currently impedes efforts to ... More


Make Markets Work for Resilience

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/9780190909345.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter looks at how more transparent disclosure of climate risks can make markets work for resilience. In a world in which climate risk is reflected in the prices of assets traded in the ... More


Our Present Challenge

Melissa K. Scanlan

in Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy: Cooperatives and the Design of Sustainable Businesses

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300253993
eISBN:
9780300262919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253993.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter highlights the critical juncture in global development that calls for a fresh approach to cooperating for a livable planet. It cites the international scientific consensus indicating ... More


Introduction

Peter Goldmark

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0035
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces the panel entitled “Reducing Climate Risk” by discussing three trends that are driving our reaction to climate risk as they unfold. First, we have begun the transition to the ... More


Jumpstart Resilience

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/9780197549704.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

For those communities that can manage to muster the political will to act in the absence of “no more” moments, this chapter identifies the easy wins for building resilience. One crucial step is ... More


Cattle, Women, and Wells: Managing Household Survival in the Sahel

Camilla Toulmin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198853046
eISBN:
9780191946486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853046.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book describes the choices open to farming families in the Sahelian village of Kala, in central Mali. Life in this drought-prone region is harsh and full of risk to health, crops, and livestock, ... More


Introduction

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/9780197549704.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of how the year 2020 brought the planet not only the worst disaster in living memory, the COVID-19 pandemic, but also the threat of climate change. By ... More


Marry Mitigation and Adaptation

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/9780197549704.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter studies the consequences of the gnawing disconnect between policies focused on mitigation and those focused on adaptation. The division can cause a government's or business’ focus to ... More


After the Storm

Kevin M. Fitzpatrick and Matthew L. Spialek

in Hurricane Harvey's Aftermath: Place, Race, and Inequality in Disaster Recovery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479800735
eISBN:
9781479800780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800735.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter six addresses survivors’ mental, physical, and behavioral transformations in the post-event phase following Hurricane Harvey. The authors review factors that contribute to disaster mental ... More


Winning Together: The Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook

Bruno Verdini Trejo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037136
eISBN:
9780262343633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037136.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Through an analysis of prominent transboundary natural resource management negotiation cases, Winning Together outlines how government, industry, and NGOs can effectively overcome past grievances, ... More


A Better Way to Measure Climate Footprints

Deborah Gordon

in No Standard Oil: Managing Abundant Petroleum in a Warming World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190069476
eISBN:
9780190069506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069476.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Chapter 3 presents the Oil Climate Index plus Gas (OCI+), the first open-source tool that assesses and compares the different climate effects of the wide range of oils produced around the world, ... More


Introduction: The Unexpected Pitfalls of Contending with Oil and Gas

Deborah Gordon

in No Standard Oil: Managing Abundant Petroleum in a Warming World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190069476
eISBN:
9780190069506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069476.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The introduction takes a first-hand look at the author’s experiences as a chemical engineer during the permitting of what is thought at the time to be the largest oil find in California history. This ... More


Claim, blame, shame: how risk undermines authenticity in social work

Mark Hardy

in Shame and Social Work: Theory, Reflexivity and Practice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447344063
eISBN:
9781447344230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344063.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Mark Hardy, author of this chapter, argues that the highly charged context in which practice occurs means that because of unrealistic expectations of infallibility social work decision-making has ... More


Harden the Health Care System, and Make It Smarter

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/9780190909345.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Climate change will introduce new stresses to human health, and not only from the geographical expansion of vector-borne diseases. Because climate change affects basic elements central to human ... More


From Ideas to Action: Governance Paths to Net Zero

Janis Sarra

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198852308
eISBN:
9780191886775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852308.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Climate change represents an urgent and potentially irreversible threat to human societies, economies, and the planet. Yet despite clear signals, we are slow to act in a meaningful way, despite the ... More


Conclusions

Camilla Toulmin

in Cattle, Women, and Wells: Managing Household Survival in the Sahel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198853046
eISBN:
9780191946486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853046.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There are three central interlinked areas of economic and social life of significance for Bambara farming households in Kala: annual millet production, returns from various investments – wells, ... More


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