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Product Description: The challenge presented by climate change is by its nature, global. The populations of the Mexican Caribbean, the focus of this book, are faced by everyday decisions not unlike those in the urban North. The difference is that for the people of the Mexican Caribbean, evidence of the effects of climate change, including hurricanes, is very familiar to them...read more

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9781848443723 | Edward Elgar Pub, September 11, 2011, cover price $116.00 | About this edition: The challenge presented by climate change is by its nature, global.

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Product Description: The impacts of climate change are already being felt. Learning how to live with these impacts is a priority for human development. In this context, it is too easy to see adaptation as a narrowly defensive task – protecting core assets or functions from the risks of climate change...read more

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9780415477505 | Routledge, December 1, 2010, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: The impacts of climate change are already being felt.

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Product Description: The impacts of climate change are already being felt. Learning how to live with these impacts is a priority for human development. In this context, it is too easy to see adaptation as a narrowly defensive task – protecting core assets or functions from the risks of climate change...read more

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9780415477512, titled "Adaptation to Climate Change: From Resilience to Transformation" | Routledge, December 1, 2010, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The impacts of climate change are already being felt.

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Product Description: When disaster strikes in cities the effects can be catastrophic compared to other environments. But what factors actually determine the vulnerability or resilience of cities? The Vulnerability of Cities fills a vital gap in disaster studies by examining the too-often overlooked impact of disasters on cities, the conditions leading to high losses from urban disasters and why some households and communities withstand disaster more effectively than others...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781853838293 | Routledge, June 1, 2003, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: When disaster strikes in cities the effects can be catastrophic compared to other environments.

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9781853838309 | Routledge, July 1, 2003, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: When disaster strikes in cities the effects can be catastrophic compared to other environments.

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Product Description: The number of humanitarian disasters triggered by a natural hazard has doubled every decade since the 1960s. At the same time, the global economic growth rate per capita is twice its 1960s value. Does this mean economic growth is independent of the impacts of natural disaster? Natural Disaster and Development in a Globalizing World is the first book to acknowledge the full implications of globalization for disaster and development...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Mark Pelling (editor)

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9780415279574 | Routledge, April 1, 2003, cover price $208.00 | About this edition: The number of humanitarian disasters triggered by a natural hazard has doubled every decade since the 1960s.

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9780415279581 | Routledge, May 1, 2003, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: The number of humanitarian disasters triggered by a natural hazard has doubled every decade since the 1960s.

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