Climate Changedaptive Capacity and Development

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781860943737
  • Publisher: Imperial College Press
  • Publication date: 8/12/2003
  • Pages: 356
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 From Adaptation to Adaptive Capacity and Vulnerability Reduction 9
Ch. 3 Social Aspects of Adaptive Capacity 29
Ch. 4 Adaptive Capacity: What Does It Mean in the Context of Natural Hazards? 51
Ch. 5 Lessons from Famine Early Warning and Food Security for Understanding Adaptation to Climate Change: Toward a Vulnerability/Adaptation Science? 71
Ch. 6 Assessing Vulnerability in the Context of Changing Socioeconomic Conditions: A Study of Egypt 101
Ch. 7 Do We Have the Adaptive Capacity to Develop and Use the Adaptive Capacity to Adapt? 137
Ch. 8 The Legal Framework of Adaptation and Adaptive Capacity 163
Ch. 9 Adaptation Funding - Legal and Institutional Issues 191
Ch. 10 Adaptative Capacity: The Philippines Coastal Resources Experience 217
Ch. 11 Adaptation to Climatic Variability and Change in Tlaxcala, Mexico 241
Ch. 12 Engaging Africa in Adaptation to Climate Change 261
Ch. 13 Adaptation, Sustainable Development and Equity: The Case of Pakistan 285
Ch. 14 Enhancing the Capacity of Developing Countries to Adapt to Climate Change: A Policy Relevant Research Agenda 317
App Workshop Agenda and List of Participants 335
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