Mobility in the Face of Extreme Hydrometeorological Events 1

Mobility in the Face of Extreme Hydrometeorological Events 1
Author: Celine Lutoff,Severine Durand
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2018-07-25
ISBN 10: 0081028814
ISBN 13: 9780081028810
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mobility in the Face of Extreme Hydrometeorological Events 1 Book Review:

Mobilities Facing Hydrometeorological Extreme Events 1: Defining the Relevant Scales of Analysis provides a summary of the interdisciplinary work done over the past ten years on the exposure of daily mobility. Residential mobility, the way in which the occupation of the flood zones evolves with time, and the resulting immobile exposure are also at the heart of this work. In the face of recrudescence and the intensification of fast floods, the book seeks to understand how the interaction of hydro-meteorological, social and development dynamics combine to bring about an improvement or, on the contrary, a worsening of both mobile and immobile exposure. The book relies on different fields and studies conducted in the South East of France and more broadly on the Mediterranean basin to answer these questions and verify these hypotheses, with a forward challenge to better understand how population movements are exposed to these phenomena. Provides a synthesis of interdisciplinary work on the exposure of daily mobilities Establishes a diagram of the evolution of the flood zones and the immobile exposure Finds the cause and effect of these phenomena Conducts studies to answer these questions and verify these hypotheses

Mobility in the Face of Extreme Hydrometeorological Events

Mobility in the Face of Extreme Hydrometeorological Events
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:1154342554
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Mobilities Facing Hydrometeorological Extreme Events 2

Mobilities Facing Hydrometeorological Extreme Events 2
Author: Celine Lutoff,Severine Durand
Publsiher: ISTE Press - Elsevier
Total Pages: 330
Release: 2019-08-15
ISBN 10: 1785482904
ISBN 13: 9781785482908
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mobilities Facing Hydrometeorological Extreme Events 2 Book Review:

Mobilities Facing Hydrometeorological Extreme Events 2 covers our need to understand how the interaction of hydro-meteorological, social and development dynamics combine to bring improvement to or a worsening of both mobile and immobile exposure. The book provides a summary of the interdisciplinary work done over the past ten years. Residential mobility-the way in which the occupation of flood zones evolves over time-and its resulting immobile exposure are also at the heart of this work. In addition, the book explores how climate change and its relation to fast floods in various regions of the world, especially the Mediterranean, is creating extreme events. Provides a comprehensive understanding of residential and daily mobilities in extreme hydrometeorological situations Updates on mobility adaptation cycles in the face of extreme hydro-meteorological events

Mobilities Facing Hydrometeorological Extreme Events 2

Mobilities Facing Hydrometeorological Extreme Events 2
Author: Celine Lutoff,Severine Durand
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 270
Release: 2020-03-07
ISBN 10: 0081028822
ISBN 13: 9780081028827
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mobilities Facing Hydrometeorological Extreme Events 2 Book Review:

Mobilities Facing Hydrometeorological Extreme Events 2 covers our need to understand how the interaction of hydro-meteorological, social and development dynamics combine to bring improvement to or a worsening of both mobile and immobile exposure. The book provides a summary of the interdisciplinary work done over the past ten years. Residential mobility—the way in which the occupation of flood zones evolves over time—and its resulting immobile exposure are also at the heart of this work. In addition, the book explores how climate change and its relation to fast floods in various regions of the world, especially the Mediterranean, is creating extreme events. Provides a comprehensive understanding of residential and daily mobilities in extreme hydrometeorological situations Updates on mobility adaptation cycles in the face of extreme hydro-meteorological events

The Third Pillar of International Climate Change Policy

The Third Pillar of International Climate Change Policy
Author: Morten Broberg,Beatriz Martinez Romera
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 121
Release: 2021-06-08
ISBN 10: 1000403858
ISBN 13: 9781000403855
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Third Pillar of International Climate Change Policy Book Review:

During the negotiations in 2015 that led to the adoption of the Paris Agreement, one of the most contentious issues was the introduction of a dedicated provision in Article 8 on what is known as ‘loss and damage’. The adoption of this new article, however, left many questions unanswered. What is the distinction between ‘loss and damage’, and ‘adaptation’? What are the legal implications of the inclusion of loss and damage as an article in a legal treaty? How can financial assistance and compensation best be channelled to victims of climate change loss and damage? What gaps remain in the loss and damage governance system? The Third Pillar of International Climate Change Policy: On ‘Loss and Damage’ after the Paris Agreement addresses these questions, and numerous others, and explores the present and future of loss and damage in the era of the Paris Agreement. This book provides an up-to-date analysis of ‘loss and damage’ which is often described as the third pillar of international climate change policy. It is based around four main themes: (i) insurance schemes, (ii) key gaps in loss and damage governance, including non-economic loss and damage and slow-onset events, (iii) legal aspects of loss and damage, and (iv) novel approaches to loss and damage. The chapters in this book were originally published as a special issue of Climate Policy.

Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation

Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation
Author: Christopher B. Field,Vicente Barros,Thomas F. Stocker,Qin Dahe
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2012-05-28
ISBN 10: 1107380103
ISBN 13: 9781107380103
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation Book Review:

This Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report (IPCC-SREX) explores the challenge of understanding and managing the risks of climate extremes to advance climate change adaptation. Extreme weather and climate events, interacting with exposed and vulnerable human and natural systems, can lead to disasters. Changes in the frequency and severity of the physical events affect disaster risk, but so do the spatially diverse and temporally dynamic patterns of exposure and vulnerability. Some types of extreme weather and climate events have increased in frequency or magnitude, but populations and assets at risk have also increased, with consequences for disaster risk. Opportunities for managing risks of weather- and climate-related disasters exist or can be developed at any scale, local to international. Prepared following strict IPCC procedures, SREX is an invaluable assessment for anyone interested in climate extremes, environmental disasters and adaptation to climate change, including policymakers, the private sector and academic researchers.

Research Handbook on Climate Change Migration and the Law

Research Handbook on Climate Change  Migration and the Law
Author: Benoît Maye,François Crépeau
Publsiher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Total Pages: 520
Release: 2017-10-27
ISBN 10: 1785366599
ISBN 13: 9781785366598
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Research Handbook on Climate Change Migration and the Law Book Review:

This comprehensive Research Handbook provides an overview of the debates on how the law does, and could, relate to migration exacerbated by climate change. It contains conceptual chapters on the relationship between climate change, migration and the law, as well as doctrinal and prospective discussions regarding legal developments in different domestic contexts and in international governance.

Adapting to Climate Change in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Adapting to Climate Change in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Author: Marianne Fay,Rachel Block,Jane Ebinger
Publsiher: World Bank Publications
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2010-01-28
ISBN 10: 9780821381328
ISBN 13: 0821381326
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Adapting to Climate Change in Eastern Europe and Central Asia Book Review:

Adapting to Climate Change in Eastern Europe and Central Asia presents an overview of what adaptation to climate change might mean for the countries of the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA). The next decade offers a window of opportunity for ECA countries to make their development more resilient to climate change.

Climate Change Hazards and Adaptation Options

Climate Change  Hazards and Adaptation Options
Author: Walter Leal Filho,Gustavo J. Nagy,Marco Borga,Pastor David Chávez Muñoz,Artur Magnuszewski
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 1084
Release: 2020-02-14
ISBN 10: 3030374254
ISBN 13: 9783030374259
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Climate Change Hazards and Adaptation Options Book Review:

This book addresses the issue of climate change risks and hazards holistically. Climate change adaptation aims at managing climate risks and hazards to an acceptable level, taking advantage of any positive opportunities that may arise. At the same time, developing suitable responses to hazards for communities and users of climate services is important in ensuring the success of adaptation measures. But despite this, knowledge about adaptation options, including possible actions that can be implemented to improve adaptation and reduce the impacts of climate change hazards, is still limited. Addressing this need, the book presents studies and research findings and offers a catalogue of potential adaptation options that can be explored. It also includes case studies providing illustrative and inspiring examples of how we can adapt to a changing climate.

Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes

Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes
Author: Keith A. Hobson,Leonard I. Wassenaar
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2018-09-13
ISBN 10: 0128147245
ISBN 13: 9780128147245
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes Book Review:

Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes, Second Edition, provides a complete introduction to new and powerful isotopic tools and applications that track animal migration, reviewing where isotope tracers fit in the modern toolbox of tracking methods. The book provides background information on a broad range of migration scenarios in terrestrial and aquatic systems and summarizes the most cutting-edge developments in the field that are revolutionizing the way migrant individuals and populations are assigned to their true origins. It allows undergraduates, graduate students and non-specialist scientists to adopt and apply isotopes to migration research, and also serves as a useful reference for scientists. The new edition thoroughly updates the information available to the reader on current applications of this technique and provides new tools for the isotopic assignment of individuals to origins, including geostatistical multi-isotope approaches and the ways in which researchers can combine isotopes with routine data in a Bayesian framework to provide best estimates of animal origins. Four new chapters include contributions on applications to the movements of terrestrial mammals, with particular emphasis on how aspects of animal physiology can influence stable isotope values. Includes an animal physiology component that is an in-depth overview of the cautions and caveats related to this technique Covers marine and aquatic isoscapes and methods to track marine organisms for researchers trying to apply isotopic tracking to animals in these environments Features state-of-the-art statistical treatments for assignment and combining diverse datasets

Climate Change and Land

Climate Change and Land
Author: Groupe d'experts intergouvernemental sur l'évolution du climat
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 36
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 9789291691548
ISBN 13: 9291691542
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Migration Environment and Climate Change

Migration  Environment and Climate Change
Author: Frank Laczko,Christine Aghazarm
Publsiher: United Nations Publications
Total Pages: 441
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UCLA:L0102912581
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Migration Environment and Climate Change Book Review:

Gradual and sudden environmental changes are resulting in substantial human movement and displacement, and the scale of such flows, both internal and cross-border, is expected to rise with unprecedented impacts on lives and livelihoods. Despite the potential challenge, there has been a lack of strategic thinking about this policy area partly due to a lack of data and empirical research on this topic. Adequately planning for and managing environmentallyinduced migration will be critical for human security. The papers in this volume were first presented at the Research Workshop on Migration and the Environment: Developing a Global Research Agenda held in Munich, Germany in April 2008. One of the key objectives on the Munich workshop was to address the need for more sound empirical research and identify priority areas of research for policy makers in the field of migration and the environment.

Shock Waves

Shock Waves
Author: Stephane Hallegatte,Mook Bangalore,Laura Bonzanigo,Marianne Fay,Tamaro Kane,Ulf Narloch,Julie Rozenberg,David Treguer,Adrien Vogt-Schilb
Publsiher: World Bank Publications
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2015-11-23
ISBN 10: 1464806748
ISBN 13: 9781464806742
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Shock Waves Book Review:

Ending poverty and stabilizing climate change will be two unprecedented global achievements and two major steps toward sustainable development. But the two objectives cannot be considered in isolation: they need to be jointly tackled through an integrated strategy. This report brings together those two objectives and explores how they can more easily be achieved if considered together. It examines the potential impact of climate change and climate policies on poverty reduction. It also provides guidance on how to create a “win-win†? situation so that climate change policies contribute to poverty reduction and poverty-reduction policies contribute to climate change mitigation and resilience building. The key finding of the report is that climate change represents a significant obstacle to the sustained eradication of poverty, but future impacts on poverty are determined by policy choices: rapid, inclusive, and climate-informed development can prevent most short-term impacts whereas immediate pro-poor, emissions-reduction policies can drastically limit long-term ones.

Urban Climate Science for Planning Healthy Cities

Urban Climate Science for Planning Healthy Cities
Author: Chao Ren
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN 10: 3030875989
ISBN 13: 9783030875985
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Financial Management of Flood Risk

Financial Management of Flood Risk
Author: OECD
Publsiher: OECD Publishing
Total Pages: 136
Release: 2016-07-29
ISBN 10: 9264257683
ISBN 13: 9789264257689
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Financial Management of Flood Risk Book Review:

Disasters present a broad range of human, social, financial, economic and environmental impacts, with potentially long-lasting effects. This report applies the lessons from the OECD’s analysis of disaster risk financing practices and its risk guidance to the specific case of floods.

Renewing Local Planning to Face Climate Change in the Tropics

Renewing Local Planning to Face Climate Change in the Tropics
Author: Maurizio Tiepolo,Alessandro Pezzoli,Vieri Tarchiani
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 372
Release: 2017-07-05
ISBN 10: 3319590960
ISBN 13: 9783319590967
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Renewing Local Planning to Face Climate Change in the Tropics Book Review:

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. 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 case studies encompass both rural and urban settings and cover different scales: rural communities, cities, and regions. In addition, the book looks to the future of planning by addressing topics of major importance, including residual risk integration in local development plans, damage insurance and the potential role of climate vulnerability reduction credits. In many regions of the tropics, climate planning is growing but has still very low quality. This book identifies the weaknesses and proposes effective solutions.

Urban Meteorology

Urban Meteorology
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate,Committee on Urban Meteorology: Scoping the Problem, Defining the Needs
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2012-06-13
ISBN 10: 0309252202
ISBN 13: 9780309252201
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Urban Meteorology Book Review:

According to the United Nations, three out of five people will be living in cities worldwide by the year 2030. The United States continues to experience urbanization with its vast urban corridors on the east and west coasts. Although urban weather is driven by large synoptic and meso-scale features, weather events unique to the urban environment arise from the characteristics of the typical urban setting, such as large areas covered by buildings of a variety of heights; paved streets and parking areas; means to supply electricity, natural gas, water, and raw materials; and generation of waste heat and materials. Urban Meteorology: Forecasting, Monitoring, and Meeting Users' Needs is based largely on the information provided at a Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate community workshop. This book describes the needs for end user communities, focusing in particular on needs that are not being met by current urban-level forecasting and monitoring. Urban Meteorology also describes current and emerging meteorological forecasting and monitoring capabilities that have had and will likely have the most impact on urban areas, some of which are not being utilized by the relevant end user communities. Urban Meteorology explains that users of urban meteorological information need high-quality information available in a wide variety of formats that foster its use and within time constraints set by users' decision processes. By advancing the science and technology related to urban meteorology with input from key end user communities, urban meteorologists can better meet the needs of diverse end users. To continue the advancement within the field of urban meteorology, there are both short-term needs-which might be addressed with small investments but promise large, quick returns-as well as future challenges that could require significant efforts and investments.

Routledge Handbook of Environmental Displacement and Migration

Routledge Handbook of Environmental Displacement and Migration
Author: Robert McLeman,François Gemenne
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2018-03-09
ISBN 10: 1317272250
ISBN 13: 9781317272250
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Routledge Handbook of Environmental Displacement and Migration Book Review:

The last twenty years have seen a rapid increase in scholarly activity and publications dedicated to environmental migration and displacement, and the field has now reached a point in terms of profile, complexity, and sheer volume of reporting that a general review and assessment of existing knowledge and future research priorities is warranted. So far, such a product does not exist. The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Displacement and Migration provides a state-of-the-science review of research on how environmental variability and change influence current and future global migration patterns and, in some instances, trigger large-scale population displacements. Drawing together contributions from leading researchers in the field, this compendium will become a go-to guide for established and newly interested scholars, for government and policymaking entities, and for students and their instructors. It explains theoretical, conceptual, and empirical developments that have been made in recent years; describes their origins and connections to broader topics including migration research, development studies, and international public policy and law; and highlights emerging areas where new and/or additional research and reflection are warranted. The structure and the nature of the book allow the reader to quickly find a concise review relevant to conducting research or developing policy on particular topics, and to obtain a broad, reliable survey of what is presently known about the subject.

Climate Resilient Cities

Climate Resilient Cities
Author: Neeraj Prasad,Federica Ranghieri,Fatima Shah,Zoe Trohanis,Earl Kessler,Ravi Sinha
Publsiher: World Bank Publications
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2009-02-19
ISBN 10: 9780821377758
ISBN 13: 0821377752
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Climate Resilient Cities Book Review:

'Climate Resilient Cities: A Primer on Reducing Vulnerabilities to Disasters' provides city administrators with exactly what they need to know about the complex and compelling challenges of climate change. The book helps local governments create training, capacity building, and capital investment programs for building sustainable, resilient communities. A step-by-step self-assessment challenges policymakers to think about the resources needed to combat natural disasters through an innovative hot spot risk and vulnerability identifi cation tool. This primer is unique from other resources in its treatment of climate change using a dual-track approach that integrates both mitigation (lowering contributions to greenhouse gases) and adaptation (preparing for impacts of climate change) with disaster risk management. The book is relevant both to cities that are just beginning to think about climate change as well as those that already have well established policies, institutions, and strategies in place. By providing a range of city-level examples of sound practices around the world, the book demonstrates that there are many practical actions that cities can take to build resilience to climate change and natural disasters.

The impact of disasters and crises on agriculture and food security 2021

The impact of disasters and crises on agriculture and food security  2021
Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publsiher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Total Pages: 211
Release: 2021-03-17
ISBN 10: 9251340714
ISBN 13: 9789251340714
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The impact of disasters and crises on agriculture and food security 2021 Book Review:

On top of a decade of exacerbated disaster loss, exceptional global heat, retreating ice and rising sea levels, humanity and our food security face a range of new and unprecedented hazards, such as megafires, extreme weather events, desert locust swarms of magnitudes previously unseen, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Agriculture underpins the livelihoods of over 2.5 billion people – most of them in low-income developing countries – and remains a key driver of development. At no other point in history has agriculture been faced with such an array of familiar and unfamiliar risks, interacting in a hyperconnected world and a precipitously changing landscape. And agriculture continues to absorb a disproportionate share of the damage and loss wrought by disasters. Their growing frequency and intensity, along with the systemic nature of risk, are upending people’s lives, devastating livelihoods, and jeopardizing our entire food system. This report makes a powerful case for investing in resilience and disaster risk reduction – especially data gathering and analysis for evidence informed action – to ensure agriculture’s crucial role in achieving the future we want.