Integrating climate change actions into local development /

The current gap between scientific knowledge and practitioners' needs in addressing climate adaptation and mitigation is due to one-dimensional assessments of climate change impacts that create narrowly focused-policies. These policies provide insufficient guidance for long-term development add...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Robinson, John Bridger, 1953-, Bizikova, Livia, Cohen, Stewart Jay
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London : Earthscan, 2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • Bizikova, L., Cohen, S., and Robinson, J. /
  • Linking climate change and sustainable development at the local level
  • Wilbanks, T.J. /
  • Scale and sustainability
  • Raes, F., and Swart, R. /
  • Making integration of adaptation and mitigation work : mainstreaming into sustainable development policies?
  • Burch, S. and Robinson, J. /
  • A framework for explaining the links between capacity and action in response to global climate change
  • Coelho, D. and Ruth, M. /
  • Understanding and managing the complexity of urban systems under climate change
  • Eriksen, S.H. and Obrien, K. /
  • Vulnerability, poverty and the need for sustainable adaptation measures
  • McDaniels, T. and Wilson, C. /
  • Structured decision-making to link climate change and sustainable development
  • Bizikova, L., Burton, I., Dickinson, T., and Howard, Y.
  • Integrating adaptation into policy : upscaling evidence from local to global