Local Climate Change and Society

Local Climate Change and Society

by Mohamed A. Salih (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415627153
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/07/2015
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

M. A. Mohamed Salih is Deputy Rector for Research Affairs and Professor of Politics of Development both at the International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Department of Political Science, University of Leiden, the Netherlands.

Table of Contents

1. Economy, Entropy and Local Climate Change 2. Conceptualizing Local Climate Change and Society 3. Micro Level Climate Change Impacts and Response in Malawi, Botswana and Kenya 4. Local Climate Change and Water Distribution in Xinjiang, China 5. Using Local Knowledge to Shrink the Individual Carbon Footprint 6. Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD): Gendered Resource Systems and Livelihood Diversification 7. The Role of Local Government Units in Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation: The Case of Albay, Philippines 8. Local environmental initiatives in Chinese and Dutch Cities 9. Local Campaigns against Shell or Transnational Campaigns Against Climate Change? From the Niger Delta in Nigeria to Rossport in Ireland 10. Pulp mills and Mining: Trajectories of non-traditional actors limits of influence, Argentina

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