Adapting to Climate Change: An International Perspective

Adapting to Climate Change: An International Perspective

by Joel B. Smith
     
 

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The implications of climate change are global in nature, and the potential effects will require adaptation in numerous spheres of human activity.
This volume addresses measures which can be taken to anticipate the potential impact of climate change in order to minimize negative effects and take advantage of any positive effects. It includes papers addressing

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The implications of climate change are global in nature, and the potential effects will require adaptation in numerous spheres of human activity.
This volume addresses measures which can be taken to anticipate the potential impact of climate change in order to minimize negative effects and take advantage of any positive effects. It includes papers addressing adaptation in agriculture, water resources, coastal resources, forests and wildlife, fisheries, and human settlements.
Based on the 1995 International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, this book is the first to focus solely on the topic of adaptation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461384731
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
07/31/2012
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages:
475
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

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