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Primer on Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Facts, Policy Analysis, and Applications

by Mohan Munasinghe

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatology,
  • Sustainability,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology,
  • Science / Meteorology,
  • Climatic changes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7712998M
    ISBN 100521008883
    ISBN 109780521008884

    Earthscan is an English-language publisher of books and journals on climate change, sustainable development and environmental technology for academic, professional and general readers.. History. Earthscan was founded by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) in the s. After making a loss, it became an independent publisher, although still printing many books.   IV. REGIONAL IMPACTS OF AND VULNERABILITIES TO CLIMATE CHANGE 18 Africa 18 Asia 20 Latin America 22 Small island developing States 24 V. ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE 29 Adaptation strategies, plans and programmes 29 Local coping strategies 35 Funding for adaptation 36 Insurance 39 Sustainable development.

    Sustainable Development Goals. In , world leaders paved the way for a more sustainable society worldwide by adopting the Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Agenda includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by This book is a primer on the essential science for grasping the workings of climate change and climate prediction. It is accessible for readers with little to no background in science, with an emphasis on the needs of those studying sustainable development.

      Energy and Global Climate Change: Bridging the Sustainable Development Divide focuses attention on two urgent global development challenges faced by the UN and its member states: access to sustainable energy for all, and global climate change. This book presents compelling evidence about an often neglected aspect of the energy-climate change-development nexus faced . Mandate. Paragraph 85 of the outcome document of Rio+20 (“The Future We want”) lists functions for the high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF), including to “strengthen the science-policy interface through review of documentation, bringing together dispersed information and assessments, including in the form of a global sustainable development report, building on.


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The book begins with a foreword from the chair of the IPCC. Our current knowledge of the basic science of climate change is described, before moving on to Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press. - Primer on Climate Change and Sustainable Development - Facts, Policy Analysis, and Applications - by Mohan Munasinghe Excerpt.

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Climate change is more than just one of the 17 SDGs specified. Access to clean water and energy are critical to economic growth and sustainable development. Providing water and energy services has important environmental impacts.

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