Climate Risk and Resilience in China

Climate Risk and Resilience in China

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ISBN-13: 9781138818842
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/18/2015
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Rebecca Nadin is Regional Director of INTASAVE Asia-Pacific, and Director of the
Adapting to Climate Change in China Project Phase II (ACCC II). She is also an adjunct
lecturer at the Centre for Environment and Population Health, Griffith University, Australia.
She previously was director of ACCC Phase I. She also worked as the Deputy Director of the British Council’s Global Climate Change Programme and Director of the China Climate Change Programme.

Sarah Opitz-Stapleton is a Senior Scientist with INTASAVE Asia-Pacific, and Chief
Scientist to the Adapting to Climate Change in China Project Phase II (ACCC II). She
was previously a technical adviser to ACCC I. She is also a Senior Associate Scientist
with the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition International (ISET-Int) and
an independent research scientist with Staplets Consulting.

Xu Yinlong is Professor of the Climate Change Lab, Institute of Environment and Sustainable
Development in Agriculture (IEDA), Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
(CAAS). He was the Chief Scientist of China’s Tenth Five Year (2001–2005) and Eleventh
Five Year (2006–2010) National Key Technologies R&D Program Project on
Climate Change VIA Assessments.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction to Adaptation Processes and China’s Development Context 1. Climate Change Adaptation Planning to Policy: Critical Considerations and Challenges Roger Street, Sarah Opitz-Stapleton, Rebecca Nadin, Cordia Chu, Scott Baum and Declan Conway 2. China’s Complex Development Context and Adaptation Challenge Rebecca Nadin, Sarah Opitz-Stapleton and Jia Wei Part 2 Climate Change Risks in Five Chinese Sectors 3. Adapting Against Disasters in a Changing Climate Zhou Hongjian, Wang Xi, Wang Changgui, Yuan Yi, Wang Dandan, Xu Yinlong, Pan Jie, Krystal Lair, Anna Barnett and Samantha Kierath 4. A Balancing Act: China’s Water Resources and Climate Change Wang Guoqing, Rebecca Nadin, Sarah Opitz-Stapleton and Samantha Kierath 5. Feeding China Li Kuo, Zheng Dawei, Hu Yanan, Ma Jianyong, Xu Yinlong, Andreas Wilkes, Sarah Opitz-Stapleton, Rebecca Shadwick, Krystal Lair, Rebecca Nadin and Samantha Kierath 6. Grasslands and Livestock Pan Xuebiao, Li Qiuyue, Wang Jing, Chen Chen, Dong Wanlin, Andreas Wilkes, Krystal Lair, Rebecca Shadwick, Sarah Opitz-Stapleton, Anna Barnett and Samantha Kierath 7. Human Health, Well Being and Climate Change in China Ma Wenjun, Lin Hualiang, Liu Tao, Xiao Jianpeng, Luo Yuan, Huang Cunrui, Liu Qiyong, Cordia Chu, Zeng Weilin, Hu Mengjue, Jessica M. Keralis, Esther Onyango, Sarah Opitz-Stapleton, Rebecca Nadin and Samantha Kierath Part 3 Social Vulnerability and Climate Risks in Three Provinces 8. Ningxia Zheng Yan, Meng Huixin, Zhang Xiaoyu, Zhu Furong, Wang Zhanjun, Fang Shuxing, Sarah Opitz-Stapleton, Pan Jiahua, Ma Zhongyu, Fan Jianmin, Shi Shangbai, Fan Jianrong, Xie Xinlu, Rebecca Nadin and Samantha Kierath 9. Climate Change and Inner Mongolia Hang Shuanzhu, Shan Ping, Bao Lu, Ao Renqi, Wang Jianwu, Zheng Yan, Wei Yurong, Du Fenglian, Su Hao, Wang Mingjiu, Zhu Zhongyuan, Zhou Liguang, Sarah Opitz-Stapleton, Rebecca Shadwick, Rebecca Nadin and Samantha Kierath 10. Guangdong Du Yaodong, Zeng Yunmin, Ma Wenjun, Chen Xiaohong, Sarah Opitz-Stapleton, Rebecca Nadin and Samantha Kierath Part 4 Adaptation Planning and Policy in China 11. Adaptation Policy and Planning in China: Developments and Future Direction Rebecca Nadin, Sarah Opitz-Stapleton and Jia Wei

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