Climate Change Cities

Legal Methods of Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation in Chinese Water Management

Legal Methods of Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation in Chinese Water Management by Xiangbai He
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9811004021 | 268 Pages | PDF | 4.7 MB

This book addresses why, whether and how the existing legal framework on water management in China could make climate change adaptation a mainstream issue.

Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at Sept. 19, 2017
Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits

Bjørn Lomborg, "Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits"
2010 | pages: 436 | ISBN: 0521138566, 0521763428 | PDF | 13,8 mb

Climate Change in the Himalayas  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Sept. 15, 2017
Climate Change in the Himalayas

Climate Change in the Himalayas By G. B. Pant, P. Pradeep Kumar, Jayashree V. Revadekar, Narendra Singh
English | PDF | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 155 Pages | ISBN : 3319616536 | 6.84 MB

This book analyzes the issues associated with climate change in the Himalayas. The purpose of choosing the Himalayas as a focus is because it is a particularly fragile mountain system, highly sensitive to climate change impacts, and it contains one of the largest human populations affected by climate change. The book provides extensive data and information regarding the climate history of the Himalayas, and the current effects of climate change on Himalayan weather systems, and on human and animal populations in the region.

Renewing Local Planning to Face Climate Change in the Tropics  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at July 9, 2017
Renewing Local Planning to Face Climate Change in the Tropics

Renewing Local Planning to Face Climate Change in the Tropics By Maurizio Tiepolo, Alessandro Pezzoli, Vieri Tarchiani
English | PDF | 2017 | 375 Pages | ISBN : 3319590952 | 9.5 MB

This book aims to inspire decision makers and practitioners to change their approach to climate planning in the tropics through the application of modern technologies for characterizing local climate and tracking vulnerability and risk, and using decision-making tools. Drawing on 16 case studies conducted mainly in the Caribbean, Central America, Western and Eastern Africa, and South East Asia it is shown how successful integration of traditional and modern knowledge can enhance disaster risk reduction and adaptation to climate change in the tropics.

The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at May 16, 2017
The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change (repost)

The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change by Albert Bates
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0865716773 | ISBN-13: 9780865716773 | 208 pages | EPUB | 2,2 MB

Counteracting Urban Heat Island Effects in a Global Climate Change Scenario  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at May 14, 2017
Counteracting Urban Heat Island Effects in a Global Climate Change Scenario

Counteracting Urban Heat Island Effects in a Global Climate Change Scenario by Francesco Musco
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3319104241 | 400 Pages | PDF | 47.4 MB

Urban heat islands are a new type of microclimatic phenomenon that causes a significant increase in the temperature of cities compared to surrounding areas.
Urban Cooperation and Climate Governance: How German and Indian Cities Join Forces to Tackle Climate Change

Urban Cooperation and Climate Governance: How German and Indian Cities Join Forces to Tackle Climate Change by Jan Beermann
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3658171456, 9783658171452 | 246 Pages | PDF | 5.02 MB

Cities on a Finite Planet : Towards Transformative Responses to Climate Change  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at April 8, 2017
Cities on a Finite Planet : Towards Transformative Responses to Climate Change

Cities on a Finite Planet :
Towards Transformative Responses to Climate Change

by Sheridan Bartlett and David Satterthwaite
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1138184101 | 306 Pages | PDF | 3.39 MB

The foundation for the book is detailed city case studies on Bangalore, Bangkok, Dar es Salaam, Durban, London, Manizales, Mexico City, New York and Rosario.

The Agile City: Building Well-being and Wealth in an Era of Climate Change  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Feb. 15, 2017
The Agile City: Building Well-being and Wealth in an Era of Climate Change

The Agile City: Building Well-being and Wealth in an Era of Climate Change by James S. Russell
2011 | ISBN: 1597267244, 1597267252 | English | 312 pages | PDF/EPUB | 8 MB/3 MB
Resilient Cities: Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change - Proceedings of the Global Forum 2010 (repost)

Konrad Otto-Zimmermann, "Resilient Cities: Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change - Proceedings of the Global Forum 2010"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 9400707843 | 617 pages | PDF | 14,4 MB