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Environmental Sciences - Global Change - Climate Change | Climate Change and the Canadian Energy Sector - Vulnerability, Impact and Adaptation

Climate Change and the Canadian Energy Sector

Vulnerability, Impact and Adaptation

Quader Mirza, Monirul

2014, 225p.


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  • About this book

  • Offers a thorough description of the main culprit of climate change
  • Provides coverage that will be of interest to a diverse audience, from academics to policy makers
  • Discusses climate adaptation measures, which is of increasing interest to academia and policy makers
This book will provide: -The most updated information on the Canadian energy resources; demand, supply and future projections; -Updated information on historical climates, climate variability and change in Canada; -Climate and energy demand and supply relationship; -Assessments of impacts of past and future climate change, variability and extremes on various components of the energy sector; seasonal energy demand; -The results of vulnerability and adaptation analysis of case studies of extreme weather events, energy generation and supply; -Sustainable energy development under a climate change regime; -Adaptation measures and strategies to meet the challenges of future climate change and associated sea level rise; -Constraints and opportunities -Mainstreaming adaptation into the Canadian energy development policies.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Climate change - Climatology - Environment - Meteorology

Related subjects » Climate Change Impact - Energy Technology - Environmental Management - Global Change - Climate Change

Table of contents 

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Energy Resources of Canada: Demand, supply and Projections

Chapter 3: Historical and Future Climate Change in Canada

Chapter 4: Climate and Energy

Chapter 5: Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on the Energy sector

Chapter 6: The Canadian Energy Sector: Vulnerability and Adaptation

Chapter 7: Climate Change and Future Adaptation

Chapter 8: Mainstreaming Adaptation into the Energy Sector

Chapter 9: Conclusions

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