Filho, Walter Leal

Climate Change Research at Universities

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Part I. Research and Education on Climate Change Mitigation

1. Integrating Farmer’s Traditional Knowledge and Practices into Climate Change Sectoral Development Planning: Case Studies from India
Nidhi Madan

2. Roof Top Farming a Solution to Food Security and Climate Change Adaptation for Cities
Gunjan Gupta, Pradeep Mehta

3. Modeling and Monitoring of Air Quality in Greater Cairo Region, Egypt Using Landsat-8 Images, HYSPLIT and GIS Based Analysis
Moawad Badawy Moawad, Abdel Aziz Youssief, Khaled Madkour

4. Going Fossil Free: A Lesson in Climate Activism and Collective Responsibility
Eric S. Godoy

5. Philippine Higher Education Institutions’ Responses to Climate Change
Jocelyn C. Cuaresma

6. Adapting Sri Lanka to Climate Change: Approaches to Water Modelling in the Upper Mahaweli Catchment Area
M. P. Gunawardena, M. M. M. Najim

7. The Challenges and Opportunities for Higher Education Institutions at the Science–Policy Interface
Edward A. Morgan

8. Study of the Vulnerability of Basic Social Infrastructure of the Mexico’s North Border for Purposes of Resiliency and Adaptation to the Adverse Effects of Climate Change
Víctor Manuel Lopez-Lopez, Artemisa M. Reyes-Gallegos, Cynthia Lopez-Galvez

9. Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Studies in Nigeria Universities: Achievements, Challenges and Prospects
John-Felix K. Akinbami, Catherine Abiola O. Akinbami

10. Landslide Loss and Damage in Darbung Village, Gorkha District, Nepal
Bishnu Kumari Sapkota

11. Adaptations to Climate Change in Bangladesh: Development of a National Inventory
Debanjali Saha, Mohammed Abed Hossain, Md. Shahriar Shafayet Hossain, M. Shahjahan Mondal, Rezaur Rahman

12. Implementing Heat-Related Adaptation Measures in the Tri-City Area Bergisches Städtedreieck
Alice Neht, Kathrin Prenger-Berninghoff, Dirk Vallée

13. Legacy of Authoritative Environmentalism and Path-Dependent Historic Institutionalism in the Climate Change Policy Dynamics of the Maldives
Ibrahim Mohamed, David King

Part II. Research and Education on Climate Change Adaptation

14. Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change in Egypt—Status Quo and Future Policies
Paulina Froehlich, Mohammad Al-Saidi

15. Implications of the Paris Climate Change Agreement for Adaptation Research and Universities
Edward A. Morgan, Willow Hallgren, Fernanda Helfer, Oz Sahin, Johanna Nalau, Esther Onyango, Wade Hadwen, Brendan Mackey

16. Climate Change and Extreme Events over Dabaa Region, Egypt
Magdy Kamal Badir, Hamdy Abd AlRahman

17. Climate Change Adaptation in Yam and Cassava Production, Cross River State, Nigeria: The Role of Higher Educational Institutions
Hilda Chia Eta, Austine Oko Angba

18. Change and Analysis of Extreme Rainfall Indices During 1960–2010 and 2011–2100 in Abidjan District (Côte d’Ivoire)
Jean Homian Danumah, Samuel Nii Odai, Mahaman Bachir Saley, Lucette You Akpa, Joerg Szarzynski, Fernand Koffi Kouame

19. Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Higher Education Institutions: The Case Study of the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Chile
Claudia Mac-Lean, Maisa Rojas, Luis Vargas, Natalia Vicencio

20. Towards Climate Change Capacity Development in Universities: Climate Change Training Needs of Agriculture Lecturers in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria
C. C. Ifeanyi-Obi, C. C. Wigwe, U. R. Etuk, O. M. Adesope

21. Greek Universities Addressing the Issue of Climate Change
Constantina Skanavis, Aristea Kounani, Ioannis Ntountounakis

22. Using Improved Varieties of Pearl Millet in Rainfed Agriculture in Response to Climate Change: A Case Study in the Tillabéri Region in Niger
Abdourahamane Tankari Dan-badjo, Halima Oumarou Diadie, Sabrina Maria Rita Bonetto, Carlo Semita, Elena Isotta Cristofori, Anna Facello

23. Preserving Cultural Heritage from the Impacts of Climate Change. The Case of Musical Instruments and Scores
Artemisa M. Reyes Gallegos, Víctor Manuel Lopez-Lopez

24. Development and Application of Corn Model for Climate Change Impact Assessment and Decision Support System: Enabling Philippine Farmers Adapt to Climate Variability
Orlando F. Balderama, Lanie A. Alejo, Edgardo E. Tongson, Rhia T. Pantola

25. Applied and Planning-Oriented Urban Climatology at the University of Kaiserslautern
Sascha M. Henninger, Arne Leitte

26. Developing Indices for Adaptation and Adaptive Capacity in Indian Marine Fishing
Krishna Malakar, Trupti Mishra, Anand Patwardhan

27. Building Capacity for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Through Mainstreaming Climate Change in Curricula of Tertiary Training Institutions in Africa
Jackson Efitre, Vianny Natugonza, Laban Musinguzi, Mark Olokotum, Shamim Naigaga, Richard Ogutu-Ohwayo

28. Evaluation of a Transdisciplinary Research Project Aimed at the Development of Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Andrea Heilmann, Hardy Pundt

29. The Role of Risk and Vulnerability Science Centres in Enhancing the Resilience of Local Government and Local Communities to Climate Change in South Africa
Julia Mambo, Miriam Murambadoro

30. Opportunities and Barriers for Research and Actions in Climate Change Adaptation in Tanzania
Nathalie Jean-Baptiste, Wilbard Kombe

31. Adoption of Product and Process Eco-innovation for Developing Low Carbon Economy: A Rough Set Theory Based Analysis
Chiranjit Das, Sanjay Jharkharia

32. Case Study of Uttarakhand in Perspective of Extreme Climatic Events: Fire, Ecosystem and Livelihoods
Harshit Pant

33. Financing Low-Emission and Climate-Resilient Infrastructure in the Arab Region: Potentials and Limitations of Public-Private Partnership Contracts
Damilola S. Olawuyi

34. Urban Stormwater Infrastructure Planning: The Contribution of a Set of Universities to the Sustainable Management of Stormwater in Baltic Cities
Walter Leal Filho, Ana Maria Jones, Anne Paavolainen, Tuomas Valtonen, Maret Merisaar, Piia Leskinen, Gunta Slihta

35. Escaping the Economist’s Straightjacket: Overcoming the Free-Rider Mentality Which Prevents Climate Change from Being Effectively Addressed
Gherardo Girardi, Gian Lorenzo Preite

Keywords: Environment, Climate Change, Climate Change Management and Policy, Environmental Science and Engineering, Environmental and Sustainability Education, Water, general, Energy, general

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