Applied Studies in Climate Adaptation by Jean P. Palutikof, Sarah L. Boulter, Jon Barnett, David

By Jean P. Palutikof, Sarah L. Boulter, Jon Barnett, David Rissik

The ebook advances wisdom approximately weather swap edition practices via a chain of case experiences. It offers vital facts approximately model practices in agriculture, companies, the coastal sector, neighborhood providers, catastrophe administration, ecosystems, indigneous populations, and settlements and infrastructure. as well as 38 case experiences throughout those sectors, the publication includes horizon-scoping essays from overseas specialists in version learn, together with Hallie Eakin, Susanne Moser, Jonathon Overpeck, invoice Solecki, and Gary Yohe.

Australia’s social-ecological structures have an extended heritage of adapting to weather variability and alter, and in contemporary many years has been a world-leader in imposing and getting to know version, making this e-book of common relevance to all these operating to evolve the environment and societies to weather change.

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2001–09 The millennium drought or big dry. 5 billion in exceptional circumstances assistance. 2â•… Major Australian drought episodes since the mid-nineteenth century. Source: Reproduced with permission of the Bureau of Meteorology/Commonwealth of Australia. 14 jean p.  boulter et al. however a dawning realisation that this was far from the truth, and that drought would be better managed as a recurring risk to farming in broadly the same way as risks such as price fluctuations and pest and disease outbreaks (Botterill 2013).

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