By Dominic Stucker,Elena Lopez-Gunn
The affects of human-induced weather swap are principally mediated by means of water, equivalent to changes in precipitation and glacial soften styles, adaptations in river stream, elevated incidence of droughts and floods, and sea point upward push in densely populated coastal components. Such phenomena impression either city and rural groups in constructed, rising, and constructing international locations.
Taking a platforms method, this publication analyzes proof from 26 nations and identifies universal obstacles and bridges for neighborhood version to weather switch via water assets administration. It encompasses a international set of case experiences from locations experiencing elevated environmental and social strain as a result of inhabitants progress, improvement and migration, together with in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America.
All chapters give some thought to the crosscutting issues of adaptive potential, fairness, and sustainability. those element to resilient water allocation rules and practices which are in a position to keeping social and environmental pursuits, while making sure the effective use of an often-scarce source.
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Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Management: Capacity, Equity and Sustainability (Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management) by Dominic Stucker,Elena Lopez-Gunn