Building Resilience to Climate Change

Written By Angela Andrade Pérez
Building Resilience to Climate Change
  • Publsiher : IUCN
  • Release : 07 August 2022
  • ISBN : 2831712904
  • Pages : 164 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Building Resilience to Climate Change written by Angela Andrade Pérez which was release on 07 August 2022, this book published by IUCN. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: With climate change now a certainty, the question is how much change there will be and what can be done about it. One of the answers is through adaptation. Many of the lessons that are being learned in adaptation are from success stories from the field. This publication contains eleven case studies covering different ecosystems and regions around the world. Its aim is to summarize some current applications of the Ecosystem-Based Adaptation concept and its tools used around the world, and also draw lessons from experiences in conservation adaptation.

Building Resilience to Climate Change

Building Resilience to Climate Change
  • Author : Angela Andrade Pérez,Bernal Herrera Fernández,Roberto Cazzolla Gatti
  • Publisher : IUCN
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 164
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : With climate change now a certainty, the question is how much change there will be and what can be done about it. One of the answers is through adaptation. Many of the lessons that are being learned in adaptation are from success stories from the field. This publication contains eleven ...

Building Resilience to Climate Change in South Caucasus Agriculture

Building Resilience to Climate Change in South Caucasus Agriculture
  • Author : Nicolas Ahouissoussi,James E. Neumann,Jitendra P. Srivastava
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-05-06
  • Total pages : 164
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : This book illustrates the World Bank’s commitment to assist countries to respond to the opportunities and challenges posed by climate change. Undertaken in collaborative partnership with policy makers, farmers, civil society, and other stakeholders in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, it provides a much needed response to the call for ...

Mangroves for Building Resilience to Climate Change

Mangroves for Building Resilience to Climate Change
  • Author : R.N. Mandal,R. Bar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-07
  • Total pages : 342
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : This valuable book is a comprehensive volume on mangroves, with information accessible to both botany professionals and students. It provides an easy method of identifying mangroves and distinguishing one species from another. What is a mangrove and what are the criteria of mangroves are explained, along with descriptions of distinctions ...

Building Resilience to Natural Hazards in the Context of Climate Change

Building Resilience to Natural Hazards in the Context of Climate Change
  • Author : Gérard Hutter,Marco Neubert,Regine Ortlepp
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-07-19
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : Urban resilience and building resilience are “hot topics” of research and practice on sustainability in the context of climate change. The edited volume advances the “state of art” of urban resilience research through focusing on three important processes of building resilience: knowledge integration, implementation, and learning. In the volume, knowledge ...

Strategies for Building Resilience against Climate and Ecosystem Changes in Sub Saharan Africa

Strategies for Building Resilience against Climate and Ecosystem Changes in Sub Saharan Africa
  • Author : Osamu Saito,Gordana Kranjac-Berisavljevic,Kazuhiko Takeuchi,Edwin A. Gyasi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-09-19
  • Total pages : 343
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : This book summarizes studies on climate and ecosystem change adaptation and resilience in Africa (CECAR-Africa), a collaboration with the goal of creating an integrated resilience enhancement strategy as a potential model for semi-arid regions across Sub-Saharan Africa by combining climate change and ecosystem change research. The case studies were conducted ...

Principles for Building Resilience

Principles for Building Resilience
  • Author : Reinette Biggs,Maja Schlüter,Michael L. Schoon
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-02
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : As both the societies and the world in which we live face increasingly rapid and turbulent changes, the concept of resilience has become an active and important research area. Reflecting the very latest research, this book provides a critical review of the ways in which resilience of social-ecological systems, and ...

Climate Change Adaptation Resilience and Hazards

Climate Change Adaptation  Resilience and Hazards
  • Author : Walter Leal Filho,Haruna Musa,Gina Cavan,Paul O'Hare,Julia Seixas
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-07-28
  • Total pages : 459
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : This book analyses the links between climate change adaptation, resilience and the impacts of hazards. The contributors cover topics such as climate change adaptation in coastal zones, the evaluation of community land models, climate change considerations in public health and water resource management, as well as conceptual frameworks for understanding ...

Climate Adaptation and Resilience Across Scales

Climate Adaptation and Resilience Across Scales
  • Author : Nicholas B. Rajkovich,Seth H. Holmes
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-11-15
  • Total pages : 286
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : Climate Adaptation and Resilience Across Scales provides professionals with guidance on adapting the built environment to a changing climate. This edited volume brings together practitioners and researchers to discuss climate-related resilience from the building to the city scale. This book highlights North American cases that deal with issues such as ...

Climate Change Adaptation in Eastern Europe

Climate Change Adaptation in Eastern Europe
  • Author : Walter Leal Filho,Goran Trbic,Dejan Filipovic
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-15
  • Total pages : 393
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : This book focuses on managing risks and building resilience to climate change, showcasing experiences from research, field projects and best practices to foster climate change adaptation in Eastern Europe that can be implemented elsewhere. Climate change affects countries in Eastern Europe, i.e. the Western Balkans and Southeast Europe in ...

Tunisia in a Changing Climate

Tunisia in a Changing Climate
  • Author : Dorte Verner
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2013-04-04
  • Total pages : 218
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : This report provides and assessment of climate risks, opportunities and actions in Tunisia. It applies climate change models and downscaling, qualitative and quantitative methods to analyze impacts on the economy and households. It concludes with a set of adaptation options that promote sustainable economic growth...

Adaptive Agricultural Practices

Adaptive Agricultural Practices
  • Author : Pradeep Kumar Dubey,Gopal Shankar Singh,Purushothaman Chirakkuzhyil Abhilash
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-05-16
  • Total pages : 132
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : This brief explores several adaptive agricultural practices from around the world to fulfill current and future agricultural demands for food security due to the challenges posed by climate change and growing global population. Readers will discover how farmers adapt to environmental changes by adopting various agronomic practices at crop, farm ...

Building a Resilient Tomorrow

Building a Resilient Tomorrow
  • Author : Alice C. Hill,Leonardo Martinez-Diaz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : Even under the most optimistic scenarios, significant global climate change is now inevitable. While squarely confronting the scale of the risks we face, Building a Resilient Tomorrow presents replicable sustainability successes and clear-cut policy recommendations that can improve the climate resilience of communities in the US and beyond....

Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture

Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture
  • Author : Wajid Nasim Jatoi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-08-07
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Climate Change Disaster Risk and the Urban Poor

Climate Change  Disaster Risk  and the Urban Poor
  • Author : Judy L. Baker
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2012-04-17
  • Total pages : 297
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : Climate Change, Disaster Risk, and the Urban Poor analyzes the key challenges facing the urban poor, given the risks associated with climate change and disasters. Through evidence and case studies from a number of cities--such as Dar es Salaam, Jakarta, Mexico City, and Sa̋o Paulo--the book identifies key strategies ...

Enhancing Resilience to Climate Change in the Maldives

Enhancing Resilience to Climate Change in the Maldives
  • Author : Mr. Giovanni Melina,Marika Santoro
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release Date : 2021-04-23
  • Total pages : 20
  • ISBN : 2831712904
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Summary : The increased likelihood of adverse climate-change-related shocks calls for building resilient infrastructure in the Maldives. Fulfilling these infrastructure needs requires a comprehensive analysis of investment plans, including with respect to their degree of climate resilience, their impact on future economic prospects, and their funding costs and sources. This paper analyzes ...