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Title Climate change adaptation manual : lessons learned from European and other industrialised countries / edited by Andrea Prutsch [and four others]
Published Oxfordshire, England ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2014
©2014
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Description 1 online resource (379 pages) : illustrations, tables
Contents pt. 1. Introduction and overview -- pt. 2. Phases of adaptation processes and guiding principles for good adaptation -- pt. 3. State of art outside Europe -- pt. 4. Lessons learned
Summary Due to the lack of success in climate change mitigation efforts, the importance of adaptation is becoming more and more apparent and is now one of the main imperatives of international research and action. However, research on adaptation is mostly not directly applicable to adaptation policy or practice, leaving a gap between scientific results and practical advice for decision makers and planners. This book seeks to address this problem and bridge the gap and should provide readers with practical and applicable information on climate change adaptation. Following an introduction, the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
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Subject Climate change mitigation.
Climatic changes -- Risk management.
Emergency management.
Human beings -- Effect of climate on.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure.
Climate change mitigation.
Climatic changes -- Risk management.
Emergency management.
Human beings -- Effect of climate on.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General.
Form Electronic book
Author Prutsch, Andrea.
ISBN 0203381262
1134612435
9780203381267
9781134612437