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Impacts of Climate Change and Extreme Weather on US Agricultural Productivity: Evidence and Projection

Sun Ling Wang, Eldon Wall, Richard Nehring, Ryan Williams, and Truong Chau

in Agricultural Productivity and Producer Behavior

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226619804
eISBN:
9780226619941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226619941.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Under climate change, the average daily temperature and frequency of extreme weather are expected to increase in the United States. We employ a stochastic frontier approach to examine how these ... More


Droughts, Floods, and Financial Distress in the United States

John Landon-Lane, Hugh Rockoff, and Richard H. Steckel

in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226479880
eISBN:
9780226479903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226479903.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter determines the frequency and severity of weather-generated banking stress in American financial history. It examines the relationships among weather, agriculture, and financial markets ... More


Climate Change and US National Security: Sustaining Security Amidst Unsustainability

Joshua William Busby

in Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190611477
eISBN:
9780190611514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611477.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since the 2007 release of a series of think tank reports on climate change and national security, the US national security apparatus has moved to incorporate climate change into its strategic ... More


Environmental affordances and the work of everyday family lives

Ann Phoenix, Uma Vennam, Catherine Walker, and Janet Boddy

in Environment in the Lives of Children and Families: Perspectives from India and the UK

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447339199
eISBN:
9781447339229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339199.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter looks at the sort of environmental issues that families in India and the UK had to negotiate: sometimes routinely (for example, pollution and danger from road traffic) and sometimes ... More


Climate Change

Barry S. Levy and Jonathan A. Patz

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0032
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Environmental consequences of climate change include increases in temperature as well as frequency, severity, and/or duration of heat waves; heavy precipitation events; intensity and/or duration of ... More


‘The Second Stalingrad’: The Road Haulage Strikes

Tara Martin López

in The Winter of Discontent: Myth, Memory, and History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380291
eISBN:
9781781381588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380291.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter briefly outlines the broader social, political, and industrial forces that incited road haulage disputes of the Winter of Discontent and then focuses on the lives of two key participants ... More


Changes in the Butterfly and Moth Fauna

Les Ferge

in The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter explores what is known about and what is likely happening to Wisconsin's moths and butterflies. Many species of Lepidoptera can serve as extraordinarily sensitive indicators of ... More


People Movement in the Climate Change Context: Utility and Complexity

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/9780198824817.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

A scene-setting chapter which presents in some detail the nexus between climate change and people movement. It explores the anthropogenic nature of climate change and the extent to which certain ... More


Climate Measurement and Modeling

Douglas V. Hoyt and Kenneth H. Shatten

in The Role of the Sun in Climate Change

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195094138
eISBN:
9780197560730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195094138.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Having considered the sun and its variations, we now turn to Earth’s climate and climatic variations. We examine the definition of climate and the difficulties in measuring it. Awareness of these ... More


Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution

Sherry Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834930
eISBN:
9781469602622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869345_johnson
Subject:
History, Latin American History

From 1750 to 1800, a critical period that saw the American Revolution, French Revolution, and Haitian Revolution, the Atlantic world experienced a series of environmental crises, including more ... More


‘Armed winter, and inverted day’: the politics of cold in Dryden and Purcell’s King Arthur

Anne Cotterill

in Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113894
eISBN:
9781526138897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113894.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Led by the perspectives of eco-criticism and climate science, this chapter approaches King Arthur through its famous masque, the Frost Scene, which the evil Saxon wizard Osmond conjures in the war ... More


Multistakeholder Partnerships in Context

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

in Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

This chapter analyzes a variety of contextual factors that make partnerships a necessity. More and more societal problems have become “wicked problems” that involve many actors and defy resolution ... More


Aging and the Aged

Susan M. Macey, Geoffrey C. Smith, and John F. Watkins

in Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198233923
eISBN:
9780191917707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198233923.003.0045
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

Elders are the fastest growing segment of the American population. In 1900, average life expectancy was 47 years. In the 1990s this figure stood at 78 years (Satcher 1996). Thus, not only are there ... More


Global Climate Change

Peter J. Hogarth

in The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses, Third Edition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716549
eISBN:
9780191802676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716549.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Global climate change will significantly affect mangroves and seagrasses. Rising atmospheric CO2 and concomitant ocean acidification will probably have only minor effects. Increasing temperature will ... More


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