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Communication Strategies for Engaging Climate Skeptics: Religion and the Environment

Communication Strategies for Engaging Climate Skeptics: Religion and the Environment

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Emma Frances Bloomfield
May 28, 2019

Communication Strategies for Engaging Climate Skeptics examines the intersection of climate skepticism and Christianity and proposes strategies for engaging climate skeptics in productive conversations. Despite the scientifically established threats of climate change, there remains a segment of the...

Culture, Space and Climate Change: Vulnerability and Resilience in European Coastal Areas

Culture, Space and Climate Change: Vulnerability and Resilience in European Coastal Areas

1st Edition

Thorsten Heimann
November 20, 2018

Ways of handling climate change vary worldwide. Differences can be observed in the perception of potential threats and opportunities as well as in the appraisal of adequate coping strategies. Collective efforts often fail not because of technical restrictions, but as a result of social and cultural...

Climate Change and Social Inequality: The Health and Social Costs of Global Warming

Climate Change and Social Inequality: The Health and Social Costs of Global Warming

1st Edition

Merrill Singer
August 28, 2018

The year 2016 was the hottest year on record and the third consecutive record-breaking year in planet temperatures. The following year was the hottest in a non-El Nino year. Of the seventeen hottest years ever recorded, sixteen have occurred since 2000, indicating the trend in climate change is...

Cities Leading Climate Action: Urban Policy and Planning

Cities Leading Climate Action: Urban Policy and Planning

1st Edition

Sabrina Dekker
August 20, 2018

This book provides local governments and interested stakeholders with insights into the challenges and opportunities inherent in addressing climate change. Drawing on in-depth case study research on Vancouver, Portland, Glasgow and Dublin, Dekker examines the policy development processes employed...

Climate Change, Moral Panics and Civilization

Climate Change, Moral Panics and Civilization

1st Edition

Amanda Rohloff, André Saramago
August 02, 2018

In recent years, interest in climate change has rapidly increased in the social sciences and yet there is still relatively little published material in the field that seeks to understand the development of climate change as a perceived social problem. This book contributes to filling this gap by...

Contemplating Climate Change: Mental Models and Human Reasoning

Contemplating Climate Change: Mental Models and Human Reasoning

1st Edition

Stephen M. Dark
July 26, 2018

Global climate change policy has failed us all, but what is the reasoning that underlies this failure? Why are some people more disposed to reflect on confounding issues like climate change, recognise the danger, seek a solution, and act accordingly, more than others? This book is concerned with...

A Critical Approach to Climate Change Adaptation: Discourses, Policies and Practices

A Critical Approach to Climate Change Adaptation: Discourses, Policies and Practices

1st Edition

Silja Klepp, Libertad Chavez-Rodriguez
June 01, 2018

This edited volume brings together critical research on climate change adaptation discourses, policies, and practices from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Drawing on examples from countries including Colombia, Mexico, Canada, Germany, Russia, Tanzania, Indonesia, and the Pacific Islands, the...

Climate Justice and the Economy: Social mobilization, knowledge and the political

Climate Justice and the Economy: Social mobilization, knowledge and the political

1st Edition

Stefan Gaarsmand Jacobsen
May 23, 2018

As climate change has increasingly become the main focus of environmentalist activism since the late 1990s, the global economic drivers of CO2 emissions are now a major concern for radical greens. In turn, the emphasis on connected crises in both natural and social systems has attracted more...

EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law and Negotiations

EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law and Negotiations

1st Edition

Stephen Minas, Vassilis Ntousas
April 24, 2018

The European Union has long played a leadership role in the global response to climate change, including the development and dissemination of climate-friendly technologies such as renewable energy. EU diplomacy has been a vital contributor to the development of international cooperation on climate...

The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice

The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice

1st Edition

Sonja Klinsky, Jasmina Brankovic
April 12, 2018

Geopolitical changes combined with the increasing urgency of ambitious climate action have re-opened debates about justice and international climate policy. Mechanisms and insights from transitional justice have been used in over thirty countries across a range of conflicts at the interface of...

The Anthropology of Climate Change: An Integrated Critical Perspective

The Anthropology of Climate Change: An Integrated Critical Perspective

2nd Edition

Hans A. Baer, Merrill Singer
April 06, 2018

In addressing the urgent questions raised by climate change, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the anthropology of climate change, guided by a critical political ecological framework. It examines the emergence and slow maturation of the anthropology of climate change, reviews the...

The Paris Framework for Climate Change Capacity Building

The Paris Framework for Climate Change Capacity Building

1st Edition

Mizan R Khan, J. Timmons Roberts, Saleemul Huq, Victoria Hoffmeister
March 07, 2018

The Paris Framework for Climate Change Capacity Building pioneers a new era of climate change governance, performing the foundational job of clarifying what is meant by the often ad-hoc, one-off, uncoordinated, ineffective and unsustainable practices of the past decade described as 'capacity...

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