New PDF release: Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management

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By Jamie Pittock

weather switch is dramatically affecting freshwater provides, relatively within the constructing global. The papers during this quantity current a robust case for and exploration of other freshwater model ideas within the face of world climatic change.

The quantity centres on six particular case reports, from India, China, Mexico, Brazil, the decrease Danube basin and Tanzania, written by way of skilled neighborhood teachers and practitioners. They verify self reliant model within the freshwater area, drawing out key classes approximately what encouraged those societies to alter, which elements resulted in extra profitable model, and the way interventions could most sensible be sustained. the quantity additionally incorporates a international review of the teachings derived from those stories. It sheds mild on key theories: that vulnerability to weather swap is better lowered through decreasing poverty and selling sustainable improvement first, or via decreasing bio-physical dangers from weather swap. The e-book additionally highlights the necessity to make sure that entry to extra distinct weather swap influence information isn't really used as an excuse to hold up implementation of no regrets model measures.

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