Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

Climate Change Adaptation in Africa Author Walter Leal Filho
ISBN-10 9783319495200
Release 2017-04-05
Pages 757
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This collection showcases experiences from research and field projects in climate change adaptation on the African continent. It includes a set of papers presented at a symposium held in Addis Abeba in February 2016, which brought together international experts to discuss “fostering African resilience and capacity to adapt.” The papers introduce a wide range of methodological approaches and practical case studies to show how climate change adaptation can be implemented in regions and countries across the continent. Responding to the need for more cross-sectoral interaction among the various stakeholders working in the field of climate change adaptation, the book fosters the exchange of information on best practices across the African continent.



Climate Change Adaptation in North America

Climate Change Adaptation in North America Author Walter Leal Filho
ISBN-10 9783319537429
Release 2017-05-27
Pages 354
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This edited book responds to the need for a better understanding of how climate change affects North America and for the identification of processes, methods and tools that may help countries and communities to develop a more robust adaptive capacity. It showcases successful examples of how to manage the social, economic and environmental complexities posed by climate change. The book attempts to synthesize various branches of resilience and adaptation scholarship into a cohesive text that highlights field research and best practices that are shaping policy and practice in a wide geography from the coastal conditions of the Caribbean to the thawing landscape of the Arctic Circle.



Climate Change Adaptation in Pacific Countries

Climate Change Adaptation in Pacific Countries Author Walter Leal Filho
ISBN-10 9783319500942
Release 2017-03-05
Pages 441
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This book showcases vital lessons learned from research, field projects and best practice examples with regard to climate change adaptation in countries throughout the Pacific region, a part of the planet that is particularly vulnerable to and affected by climate change.The book's primary goals are to document the wealth of experiences in the region available today, to encourage cross-sector interactions among the various stakeholders in the region, and to help transfer results to other countries and regions. Accordingly, it gathers a set of papers presented at a symposium on climate change adaptation held in Fiji in July 2016, focusing on "Fostering Resilience and Improving the Quality of Life". In these contributions, local and international experts present a variety of initiatives showing how Pacific countries are coping with the many problems associated with climate change, including initiatives in education and awareness work taking place across the region, operational aspects and their implications for policy-making, and challenges in urban and rural areas.



Forschung f r Nachhaltigkeit an deutschen Hochschulen

Forschung f  r Nachhaltigkeit an deutschen Hochschulen Author Walter Leal Filho
ISBN-10 9783658105464
Release 2015-10-01
Pages 411
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Nachhaltigkeitsforschung hat in Deutschland eine lange Tradition und einen hohen Stellenwert. Dieses Buch diskutiert die Theorie und Praxis der Nachhaltigkeitsforschung, wobei die interdisziplinäre und vor allem bereichsübergreifende Forschung im Vordergrund steht. Es bietet ein Plattform, den neuesten Stand der Forschung sowie zukünftige Trends zu präsentieren. Die Autoren vermitteln Informationen und Erfahrungen über Forschungsprojekte im Bereich Nachhaltigkeit in Deutschland und stellen ausgewählte Forschungsansätze dar. Zum Themenspektrum gehören Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung (BNE) , nachhaltiges Management, Forschung für Nachhaltigkeit im Verbund, kommunale Anpassung an die Folgen des Klimawandels als Teil der nachhaltigen Entwicklung, Analyse regionaler Nachhaltigkeitsindikatoren, nachhaltiger Konsum, die Berücksichtigung der Nachhaltigkeit in der Entwicklung und Vermarktung von Konsumgütern und Projektentwicklung in der Nachhaltigkeitsforschung. Das Buch fördert den Erfahrungs- und Informationsaustausch zwischen Forschern und Wissenschaftlern aus Hochschulen, Forschungszentren, Firmen und sonstigen Einrichtungen, und ermögliche die Vorstellung von Projekten und Projektergebnissen.



Innovation in der Nachhaltigkeitsforschung

Innovation in der Nachhaltigkeitsforschung Author Walter Leal Filho
ISBN-10 9783662543597
Release 2017-06-08
Pages 468
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Thema dieses Bandes sind die Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) der UN. Die Vereinten Nationen (UN) wollen in den nächsten 15 Jahren Hunger und extreme Armut auf der ganzen Welt beseitigen. Die Umsetzung der SDGs benötigt konkrete Ansätze, die dazu führen, dass die Ergebnisse der Forschung und Lehre über, für und zum Thema Nachhaltigkeit u.a. zur Umsetzung der SDGs beitragen. Es ist erforderlich, dass mehr Innovation in der Nachhaltigkeitsforschung entsteht. Dieses Buch verfolgt zwei Ziele: Informationen über laufende Forschungsprojekte- und ergebnisse im Bereich Nachhaltigkeit zu verbreiten und den Erfahrungs- und Informationsaustausch zwischen Forschern/Lehrenden und Wissenschaftlern aus Hochschulen, Forschungszentren, Firmen und sonstigen Einrichtungen zu ermöglichen. Im Rahmen des Buchs werden State-of-the-Art-Projekte und -initiativen im Bereich Forschung für Nachhaltigkeit in Deutschland präsentiert sowie innovative Lehr- und Forschungsansätze aufgezeigt.



Der Klimawandel

Der Klimawandel Author Martin Voss
ISBN-10 9783531922584
Release 2010-02-28
Pages 400
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Der Klimawandel has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Der Klimawandel also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Der Klimawandel book for free.



Community Empowerment and Sustainable Development

Community  Empowerment and Sustainable Development Author John Blewitt
ISBN-10 WISC:89101814218
Release 2008
Pages 204
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This book explores a compelling range of community-based activities from different cultures and nations which help nurture intercultural understanding and practices of sustainable development. The specially commissioned chapters from practitioners and academics offer a set of interconnected case studies, personal stories, philosophical discussions and critical reflections on direct experiences focussing on co-operative action, creative media innovation and community empowerment connecting individuals, groups, organisations from across our converging world. At the bookís core is a central belief that ecological sustainability can only be attained through social learning, community empowerment, participation and a commitment to global justice. It is the first in a series of books addressing issues emerging from the Schumacher Instituteís Converging World Initiative.



OECD Journal

OECD Journal Author
ISBN-10 MINN:31951D03404704J
Release 2010
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OECD Journal has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from OECD Journal also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full OECD Journal book for free.



Eros Kosmos Logos

Eros  Kosmos  Logos Author Ken Wilber
ISBN-10 3596149746
Release 2002
Pages 888
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Eros Kosmos Logos has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Eros Kosmos Logos also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Eros Kosmos Logos book for free.



Climate Change 2007 Impacts Adaptation and Vulnerability

Climate Change 2007   Impacts  Adaptation and Vulnerability Author Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
ISBN-10 0521705975
Release 2008-02-04
Pages 986
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The Climate Change 2007 volumes of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) provide the most comprehensive and balanced assessment of climate change available. This IPCC Working Group II volume brings us completely up-to-date on the vulnerability of socio-economic and natural systems to climate change. Written by the world's leading experts, the IPCC volumes will again prove to be invaluable for researchers, students, and policymakers, and will form the standard reference works for policy decisions for government and industry worldwide.



World Social Science Report 2013

World Social Science Report 2013 Author UNESCO
ISBN-10 9789231042546
Release 2013-11-15
Pages 610
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Produced by the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and UNESCO, and published by the OECD, the 2013 World Social Science Report represents a comprehensive overview of the field gathering the thoughts and expertise of hundreds of social scientists from around the world. This edition focuses on the transformative role of the social sciences in confronting climate and broader processes of environmental change, and in addressing priority problems from energy and water, biodiversity and land use, to urbanisation, migration and education. The report includes 100 articles written by 150 authors from 41 countries all over the world. Authors represent some 24 disciplines, mainly in the social sciences. The contributions highlight the central importance of social science knowledge for environmental change research, as a means of understanding changing environments in terms of social processes and as framework for finding concrete solutions towards sustainability.



Issues in Clinical Psychology Psychiatry and Counseling 2011 Edition

Issues in Clinical Psychology  Psychiatry  and Counseling  2011 Edition Author
ISBN-10 9781464963667
Release 2012-01-09
Pages 2915
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Issues in Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counseling: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counseling. The editors have built Issues in Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counseling: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counseling in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counseling: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.