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Huggel, Christian

Climate Change Adaptation Strategies – An Upstream-downstream Perspective

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Table of contents

Part I. Part A

1. Setting the Scene: Adapting to Climate Change – A Large-Scale Challenge with Local-Scale Impacts
Nadine Salzmann, Christian Huggel, Samuel U. Nussbaumer, Gina Ziervogel

2. Adaptation, Adaptation Science, and the Status of Adaptation in Mountain Regions
Graham McDowell, Eleanor Stephenson, James Ford

Part II. Part B

3. Science in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation: Case Studies from the Peruvian Andes
Boris Orlowsky, Norina Andres, Nadine Salzmann, Christian Huggel, Christine Jurt, Luis Vicuña, Mario Rohrer, Pierluigi Calanca, Raphael Neukom, Fabian Drenkhan

4. Managing Glacier Related Risks Disaster in the Chucchún Catchment, Cordillera Blanca, Peru
Randy Muñoz, César Gonzales, Karen Price, Ana Rosario, Christian Huggel, Holger Frey, Javier García, Alejo Cochachín, César Portocarrero, Luis Mesa

5. Climate Change Adaptation in the Carpathian Mountain Region
Saskia Elisabeth Werners, Sándor Szalai, Henk Zingstra, Éva Kőpataki, Andreas Beckmann, Ernst Bos, Kristijan Civic, Tomas Hlásny, Orieta Hulea, Matthias Jurek, Hagen Koch, Attila Csaba Kondor, Aleksandra Kovbasko, M. Lakatos, Stijn Lambert, Richard Peters, Jiří Trombik, Ilse Velde, István Zsuffa

6. Community Forest Management as Climate Change Adaptation Measure in Nepal’s Himalaya
Rabin Raj Niraula, Bharat K. Pokharel

7. Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) of African Mountain Ecosystems: Experiences from Mount Elgon, Uganda
Musonda Mumba, Sophie Kutegeka, Barbara Nakangu, Richard Munang, Charles Sebukeera

8. Vulnerability Assessments for Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Lessons from the Nor Yauyos Cochas Landscape Reserve in Peru
Pablo Dourojeanni, Edith Fernandez-Baca, Silvia Giada, James Leslie, Karen Podvin, Florencia Zapata

9. The Role of Ecosystem-based Adaptation in the Swiss Mountains
Veruska Muccione, Ben Daley

10. Community Perceptions and Responses to Climate Variability: Insights from the Himalayas
Anju Pandit, Anmol Jain, Randhir Singha, Augustus Suting, Senti Jamir, Neera Shresthra Pradhan, Dhrupad Choudhury

11. Drought: In Search of Sustainable Solutions to a Persistent, ‘Wicked’ Problem in South Africa
Coleen Vogel, Koos Zyl

12. Making Climate Resilience a Private Sector Business: Insights from the Agricultural Sector in Nepal
Chiara Trabacchi, Martin Stadelmann

Part III. Part C

13. Shaping Climate Resilient Development: Economics of Climate Adaptation
David N. Bresch

14. Building Resilience: World Bank Group Experience in Climate and Disaster Resilient Development
Daniel Kull, Habiba Gitay, Sofia Bettencourt, Robert Reid, Alanna Simpson, Kevin McCall

15. The Science-Policy Dialogue for Climate Change Adaptation in Mountain Regions
Thomas Kohler, André Wehrli, Elbegzaya Batjargal, Sam Kanyamibwa, Daniel Maselli, Urs Wiesmann

Keywords: Environment, Climate Change, Hydrology/Water Resources, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts

Editor
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319407739
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-40771-5

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