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Societal Responses to Regional Climatic Change

Michael H. Glantz

Societal Responses to Regional Climatic Change

Forecasting by Analogy (A Westview Special Study)

by Michael H. Glantz

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Published by Westview Pr (Short Disc) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Environmental impact analysis,
  • Climatic changes,
  • North America,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8024555M
    ISBN 100813376394
    ISBN 109780813376394

    Climate change could affect our society through impacts on a number of different social, cultural, and natural resources. For example, climate change could affect human health, infrastructure, and transportation systems, as well as energy, food, and water supplies. Some groups of people will likely face greater challenges than others. CLIMATE CHANGE: PERSPECTIVES fRoM INdIA Climate Change Pre-words Climate Change Perspectives from India Climate change is no more an environmental concern. It has emerged as the biggest developmental challenge for the planet. Its economic impacts, particularly on the poor, make it a major governance issue as well. The debates and discussions.

    Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (titled Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive for the British edition) is a book by academic and popular science author Jared Diamond, in which the author first defines collapse: "a drastic decrease in human population size and/or political/economic/social complexity, over a considerable area, for an extended time."Author: Jared Diamond. Your responses will become input to the second internet-based dialogue, or workshop, on regional responses to global change and involving senior scholars, managers, and policy makers. The results of the whole experiment will be summarized and published in Conservation Ecology by April Cited by: 8.

    Response of Upper Gulf Coast Estuaries to Holocene Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise Author(s) Response of Upper Gulf Coast Estuaries to Holocene Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise. Author(s): John B. Anderson, Record of dramatic Holocene environmental changes linked to eustasy and climate change in Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana, USA. Author(s). Climate Change and the Church’s Response Book of Resolutions, # The natural world is a loving gift from God, the creator and sustainer, who has entrusted it in all its fullness to the care of all people for God’s glory and to the good of all life on earth now and in generations to come.


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