2 edition of Adaptation and mitigation strategies for climate change found in the catalog.
Adaptation and mitigation strategies for climate change
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Akimasa Sumi, Kensuke Fukushi, Ai Hiramatsu, editors|
|LC Classifications||QC903 .A243 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 336 p. :|
|Number of Pages||336|
|LC Control Number||2009942778|
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IV. REGIONAL IMPACTS OF AND VULNERABILITIES TO CLIMATE CHANGE 18 Africa 18 Asia 20 Latin America 22 Small island developing States 24 V. ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE 29 Adaptation strategies, plans and programmes 29 Local coping strategies 35 Funding for adaptation 36 Insurance 39 Sustainable development. From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate presents the current understanding of the ongoing and future impacts of climate change on Canada and the country’s ability to adapt. Regional chapters in the book identify key issues and provide examples of adaptation initiatives in British Columbia, the Prairies, Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Canada and the North.
Climate change adaptation (CCA) is a response to global warming (also known as "climate change"). The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) defines adaptation as: 'the process of adjustment to actual or expected climate and its effects. In human systems, adaptation seeks to moderate or avoid harm or exploit beneficial opportunities. In some natural systems, human . "Climate change poses fundamental and varied challenges to all communities across the globe. The adaptation and mitigation strategies proposed by governments and non-governmental organisations are likely to require radical and fundamental shifts in socio-political structures, technological and economic systems, organisational forms, and modes of regulation.
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Book Description This new volume addresses the burning issues of the impact of climate change, the alteration of environmental quality, and subsequent mitigation and adaptation strategies through various agroecosystem practices, primarily in agroforestry. The book discusses in depth the impact of climate change on forests and other agroecosystems.
Addressing both mitigation measures for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to the effects of climate change, the book provides an overview of emerging practice, with analysis of the drivers of policy change and practical implementation of measures.
Climate Change Modeling, Mitigation, and Adaptation presents the most current thinking on the environmental mechanisms that contribute to global climate change and explores scientifically grounded steps to reduce the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
The significant contribution by greenhouse gas emissions to global climate change Cited by: 7. The book Climate-resilient horticulture: adaptation and mitigation strategies addresses the effects of climate change on different horticultural crops and focuses on the adaptation strategies based on the scientific knowledge generated by the experts in different agro-climatic regions in India.
About this book Climate change adaptation is increasingly recognized as complementary part to climate change mitigation. Climate change affects sea level, the extent of flood prone areas and precipitation patterns among many others.
for policy-driven strategic thinking about adaptation to and mitigation of climate change with a focus on improved food security. Coping with a changing climate: Considerations for adaptation and mitigation in agriculture by Michael H.
Glantz, René Gommes, Selvaraju Ramasamy pages, 3 figures, 2 tables, 13 pictures. Mitigation measures are those actions that are taken to reduce and curb greenhouse gas emission s, while adaptation measures are based on reducing vulnerability to the effects of climate change.
Mitigation, therefore, attends to the causes of climate change, while a daptation addresses its impacts. How to mitigate climate change. Indian National Strategy for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation: /ch India is a growing economy and has to sustain its economic growth, despite challenges of climate change.
India's vision is to create a prosperousAuthor: B. Khanna. The study strongly recommend regular climate change awareness activities in order to promote mitigation and adaptation, need to pay greater and particular attention to the vast local ecological.
November Update on Lahontan Water Board's Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy (This link provides the staff presentation given at the Novem Lahontan Water Board Meeting, which includes public input and key messages heard during the Sept.
/ Oct. outreach meetings.). Introduction The second edition of this important work covers additional topics of climate change mitigation and adaption strategies.
It expands the scope of the first edition in the areas of mitigation and adds important new information on adaptation to climate change. When looking at long-term analyses, climate change and changes in the built environment add further complexity. The choice and design of mitigation and adaptation strategies for the impact of hurricanes, both at the built or modified natural environment and at the community level, have to be based on complete and accurate risk analyses.
Aims & scope. Journal updates. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change addresses a wide range of timely environment, economic and energy topics including global climate change, stratospheric ozone depletion, acid deposition, eutrophication of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, species extinction and loss of biological diversity, deforestation and forest degradation.
Addressing both mitigation measures for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to the effects of climate change, the book provides an overview of emerging practice, with analysis of the 5/5(1). The Handbook was extended to also cover, apart from climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, as one can witness increasing initiatives to cope with the phenomenon.
National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (NCCAS) all the more relevant. Approaches The preparation of the NCCAS has been driven fundamentally by a participatory approach.
Sinceusing the outputs of the sectoral vulnerability and adaptation assessments carried out by national experts, an extensive network of. Plans, frameworks and strategies. The Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change is our plan, developed with the provinces and territories and Indigenous Peoples.
Through the plan, we are growing the economy, reducing emissions and adapting to climate change. Taking adaptation actions now will help protect the health, well-being and prosperity of Canadians, and. The publication presents an overview of the current science and policy of climate change, followed by self-guidance material on mitigation and adaptation, exploring tools, methods and techniques associated with the management of climate change in tourism.Climate Change as a Human Factor.
Climate change is defined as change in global or regional climate patterns, which may include increases and decreases in temperature as well as changes in severe weather events. These changes in severe weather may increase both the frequency and intensity of disasters and the likelihood of mega disasters.Showcase green infrastructure climate adaptation projects Use redevelopment projects as onsite demonstrations of ways to adapt to climate change using LID, green streets, or environmental site design.
Such demonstrations will make these approaches highly visible to the public, politicians, decision makers, and project partners.