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Climate Change Management

Implementing Climate Change Adaptation in Cities and Communities

Integrating Strategies and Educational Approaches

Editors: Leal, W., Adamson, K., Dunk, R.M., Azeiteiro, U.M., Illingworth, S., Alves, F. (Eds.)

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  • Illustrates climate change adaptation strategies and projects implemented at the community, regional and national level
  • Covers topics such as the adaptive capacities of water management organizations and biodiversity conservation
  • Demonstrates how cities and regions are coping with climate change phenomena such as floods and droughts
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This book analyzes how climate change adaptation can be implemented at the community, regional and national level. Featuring a variety of case studies, it illustrates strategies, initiatives and projects currently being implemented across the world. In addition to the challenges faced by communities, cities and regions seeking to cope with climate change phenomena like floods, droughts and other extreme events, the respective chapters cover topics such as the adaptive capacities of water management organizations, biodiversity conservation, and indigenous and climate change adaptation strategies. The book will appeal to a broad readership, from scholars to policymakers, interested in developing strategies for effectively addressing the impacts of climate change.

About the authors

Walter Leal Filho is a Professor at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany and Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, where he leads a set of international projects on matters related to sustainable development and climate change.

Kathryn Adamson is a Lecturer in Physical Geography at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Kathryn’s research is focused on long-term climate change in the Mediterranean and Arctic regions. She is a field-based scientist, with expertise in geomorphology, sedimentology, and geochemical analysis. Her research examines the response of glaciers and river systems to changing environmental conditions during the Quaternary (the last 2.6 million years). These long-term records provide important context for our understanding of present and future climate change.

Rachel Dunk is a Lecturer at the School of Science and the Environment at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Her research interests are on carbon accounting methodologies; effective engagement in climate change mitigation and adaptation in the non-traded sector; distributional and equity considerations of climate change policy; terrestrial and marine carbon storage and the biogeochemistry of greenhouse gases.

Ulisses M Azeiteiro is a Professor at the Universidade Aberta and a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Functional Ecology of Coimbra University where he is the Coordinator of the Group History of Science, Scientific Communication and Dissemination. In the area of Sustainability he is member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education and he published several books in Sustainability Science.

Sam Illingworth is a lecturer in Science Communication at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is an expert in Science Communication with a background in atmospheric physics, theatre, and education. As well conducting research into the relationship between sciences and the arts, he also uses his unique skillset to inspire a future generation of scientists to learn how to communicate in an effective and engaging manner. As a lecturer in science communication, his responsibility include researching pedagogic technique and scientific communication practice, and helping to promote science as a fundamental part of our culture and society.
Fátima Alves, Phd in Sociology of Health, is Professor at Social Sciences an Management Department, Universidade Aberta and senior Researcher at CEMRI, UAb and at CEF, Coimbra University. Coordinates the extension of the Centre for Functional Ecology of Coimbra University. 

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)
  • Changes in Land Cover Categories within Oti-Kéran-Mandouri (OKM) Complex in Togo (West Africa) between 1987 and 2013

    Pages 3-21

    Polo-Akpisso, Aniko (et al.)

  • Exposure of Rural Communities to Climate Variability and Change: Case Studies from Argentina, Colombia and Canada

    Pages 23-38

    Sauchyn, David (et al.)

  • Small Scale Rain- and Floodwater Harvesting for Horticulture in Central-Northern Namibia for Livelihood Improvement and as an Adaptation Strategy to Climate Change

    Pages 39-52

    Jokisch, Alexander (et al.)

  • Can Adaptation to Climate Change at All Be Mainstreamed in Complex Multi-level Governance Systems? A Case Study of Forest-Relevant Policies at the EU and Swedish Levels

    Pages 53-74

    Keskitalo, E. Carina H. (et al.)

  • A Novel Impact Assessment Methodology for Evaluating Distributional Impacts in Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Policy

    Pages 75-98

    Dunk, Rachel M. (et al.)

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Hardcover 145,59 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Implementing Climate Change Adaptation in Cities and Communities
Book Subtitle
Integrating Strategies and Educational Approaches
Editors
  • Walter Leal
  • Kathryn Adamson
  • Rachel M. Dunk
  • Ulisses M. Azeiteiro
  • Sam Illingworth
  • Fátima Alves
Series Title
Climate Change Management
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-28591-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-28591-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-28589-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-80382-1
Series ISSN
1610-2010
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 405
Number of Illustrations
10 b/w illustrations, 60 illustrations in colour
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