Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change

Written By Pengpeng Qiu
Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 12 March 2021
  • ISBN : 0128202009
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change

Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change
  • Author : Pengpeng Qiu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-03-12
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change reviews key issues surrounding climate change and water resources. The book brings together experts from a variety of fields and perspectives, providing a comprehensive view on how climate change impacts water resources, how water pollution impacts climate change, and how to ...

Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change

Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change
  • Author : Binota Thokchom,Pengpeng Qiu,Pardeep Singh,Parameswar K. Iyer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-02-25
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change reviews key issues surrounding climate change and water resources. The book brings together experts from a variety of fields and perspectives, providing a comprehensive view on how climate change impacts water resources, how water pollution impacts climate change, and how to ...

Policy Making in an Era of Global Environmental Change

Policy Making in an Era of Global Environmental Change
  • Author : R.E. Munn,J.W.M. la Rivière,N. van Lookeren Campagne
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : Major international, interdisciplinary research programmes are now underway to increase our understanding of how the Earth System operates and how it is changing through the effects of human activities. Although understanding and predictive capacity are still limited, scientists already agree that significant global changes must be expected in the next 50 ...

Energy and Global Climate Change

Energy and Global Climate Change
  • Author : Anna Cherian,Anilla Cherian
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-10-12
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : 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 ...

Handbook of Water Harvesting and Conservation

Handbook of Water Harvesting and Conservation
  • Author : Faezeh Eslamian,Saeid Eslamian
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-04-09
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : Water harvesting is gaining more and more recognition as the sustainable and resilient alternative to other water supply options. It is economically viable, socially compatible and environmentally friendly. Water harvesting has proven to be a robust solution to overcome or reduce water shortages all over the world. To apply this ...

Sustainable Food Security in the Era of Local and Global Environmental Change

Sustainable Food Security in the Era of Local and Global Environmental Change
  • Author : Mohamed Behnassi,Olaf Pollmann,Gabrielle Kissinger
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-07-01
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : This volume discusses a broad range of vital issues encompassing the production and consumption of food in the current period of climate change. All of these add up to looming, momentous challenges to food security, especially for people in regions where malnutrition and famine have been the norm during numerous ...

Human and Environmental Security in the Era of Global Risks

Human and Environmental Security in the Era of Global Risks
  • Author : Mohamed Behnassi,Himangana Gupta,Olaf Pollmann
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-10-24
  • Total pages : 395
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : This book discusses ways to deepen the debate on the linkages between global risks and human and environmental security. The approach put forward in this book is one of questioning the ability of existing concepts, regulatory frameworks, technologies and decision-making mechanisms to accurately deal with emerging risks to human and ...

Adapting to Climate Change

Adapting to Climate Change
  • Author : Joel B. Smith,Neeloo Bhatti,Gennady V. Menzhulin,Ron Benioff,Max Campos,Bubu Jallow,Frank Rijsberman,Mikhail I. Budyko,R.K. Dixon
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 475
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : Global climate change is one of the most important environmental issues facing the world today. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC) acknowledges the potential for global climate change to have major effects on the world economy. The work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Cli mate Change (lPCC) ...

Confronting Global Climate Change

Confronting Global Climate Change
  • Author : Mark Harris
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-07
  • Total pages : 499
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : This book offers a solutions-based approach to climate change problems which potentially impinge on human beings within the tropics. It largely comprises research articles with supplementary applications and illustrations. The effects of atmospheric phenomena, energy acquisition, wind power, CO2 sequestration, are linked with soils, aquatic life, reducing deforestation, rainwater harvesting ...

Migration and Conflict in a Global Warming Era

Migration and Conflict in a Global Warming Era
  • Author : Silja Klepp,Christiane Fröhlich
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-11-18
  • Total pages : 164
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : This Special Issue explores underrepresented aspects of the political dimensions of global warming. It includes post- and decolonial perspectives on climate-related migration and conflict, intersectional approaches, and climate change politics as a new tool of governance. Its aim is to shed light on the social phenomena associated with anthropogenic climate ...

Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States

Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States
  • Author : Paul R. Lachapelle,Don E. Albrecht
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-12-12
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : The concept of community, in all its diverse definitions and manifestations, provides a unique approach to learn more about how groups of individuals and organizations are addressing the challenges posed by climate change. This new volume highlights specific cases of communities developing innovative approaches to climate mitigation and adaptation around ...

Dictionary and Introduction to Global Environmental Governance

Dictionary and Introduction to Global Environmental Governance
  • Author : Richard A Meganck,Richard E Saunier
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-05-16
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : This unique dictionary and introduction to Global Environmental Governance (GEG), written and compiled by two veterans of the international stage, provides a compilation of over 5500 terms, organizations and acronyms, drawn from hundreds of official sources. An introductory essay frames the major issues in GEG and outlines the pitfalls of talking ...

Oceania

Oceania
  • Author : Chris Cooper,Colin Michael Hall
  • Publisher : Channel View Publications
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : "Oceania: A Tourism Handbook draws together a wide range of sources to provide a comprehensive handbook of tourism in the Oceania region. As tourism continues to grow in importance and significance for the countries of Oceania, it is important to have a single source of information and reference for tourism. ...

A Great Aridness

A Great Aridness
  • Author : William deBuys
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-01
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : With its soaring azure sky and stark landscapes, the American Southwest is one of the most hauntingly beautiful regions on earth. Yet staggering population growth, combined with the intensifying effects of climate change, is driving the oasis-based society close to the brink of a Dust-Bowl-scale catastrophe. In A Great Aridness, ...

Economic Issues In Global Climate Change

Economic Issues In Global Climate Change
  • Author : John M. Reilly
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-10
  • Total pages : 478
  • ISBN : 0128202009
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Summary : This book provides a snapshot on economic thinking about global change and provides a starting point for researchers for evaluating the economics of global change in the context of agriculture, forestry, and resource issues. It attempts to rectify the scarcity of economic analysis in global change....