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Record number 551090
Title Climate Change Adaptation Manual : Lessons learned from European and other industrialised countries
Author(s) Prutsch, Andrea; Grothmann, Torsten; MCCallum, S.; Schauser, I.; Swart, R.J.
Source London : Routledge - ISBN 9780203381267 - 378 p.
DOI https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203381267
Department(s) Climate Change
Publication type Scientific book (author)
Publication year 2014
Keyword(s) economics - finance - business & industry - environment and sustainability - law - politics & international relations
Categories Climatic Change
Abstract Due to the lack of success in climate change mitigation efforts, the importance of adaptation is becoming more and more apparent and is now one of the main imperatives of international research and action. However, research on adaptation is mostly not directly applicable to adaptation policy or practice, leaving a gap between scientific results and practical advice for decision makers and planners. This book seeks to address this problem and bridge the gap and should provide readers with practical and applicable information on climate change adaptation.Following an introduction, the book is organised into four main sections, each reflecting an essential component in the adaptation process. Climate change adaptation is an emerging subject area and has gained increased political and academic attention within the last decade. Whereas most books in the field focus on adaptation in developing countries, this volume provides an examination of predominantly European policy and offers inter-disciplinary insight into cutting edge knowledge and lessons learnt in a relatively new field of implementation.
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