The Social and Behavioural Aspects of Climate Change: Linking Vulnerability, Adaptation and Mitigation

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Pim Martens, Chiung Ting Chang
Greenleaf Publishing, 1 sep. 2010 - 312 pagina's
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Argues that the inherent complexity of climate change will ultimately require a much more integrated response both scientifically as well as at the scientific/policy interface, where new forms of engagement between scientists, policy-makers and wider stakeholder groups can make a valuable contribution to more informed climate policy and practice.
 

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Inhoudsopgave

Linking vulnerability adaptation and mitigation
1
An economic analysis
11
The vulnerability of tourism in coastal Europe
30
The role of partnerships
48
5 Energy conservation in Dutch housing renovation projects
68
6 Natural hazards poverty traps and adaptive livelihoods in Nicaragua
96
7 Climate change adaptation in Mozambique
114
8 Adaptation to climate change induced flooding in Dutch municipalities
130
11 Distributional choices in EU climate change policy seen through the lens of legal principles
202
12 Climate change liability and the application of the precautionary principle
224
13 Incentives for international cooperation on adaptation and mitigation
252
Synthesis of essays on abrupt and extreme climate change
275
15 Conclusion
288
Acronyms
297
About the contributors
299
Index
303

Flooding experiences in the Netherlands
157
10 Interactions between white certificates for energy efficiency and other energy and climate policy instruments
177
Back cover
313
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Over de auteur (2010)

PIM MARTENS holds the Chair of Sustainable Development at Maastricht University.ĺCHIUNG TING CHANG is research fellow at the International Centre for Integrated Assessment and Sustainable Development, Maastricht University.

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