Applied Studies in Climate Adaptation by Jean P. Palutikof, Sarah L. Boulter, Jon Barnett, David

By Jean P. Palutikof, Sarah L. Boulter, Jon Barnett, David Rissik

The publication advances wisdom approximately weather swap edition practices via a sequence of case reports. It offers vital facts approximately model practices in agriculture, companies, the coastal area, neighborhood providers, catastrophe administration, ecosystems, indigneous populations, and settlements and infrastructure. as well as 38 case experiences throughout those sectors, the ebook comprises horizon-scoping essays from overseas specialists in variation study, together with Hallie Eakin, Susanne Moser, Jonathon Overpeck, invoice Solecki, and Gary Yohe.

Australia’s social-ecological platforms have a protracted background of adapting to weather variability and alter, and in contemporary many years has been a world-leader in imposing and getting to know model, making this booklet of common relevance to all these operating to evolve the environment and societies to weather change.

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