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The Resource Climate change and global poverty : a billion lives in the balance?, Lael Brainard, Abigail Jones, Nigel Purvis, editors, (electronic resource)

Climate change and global poverty : a billion lives in the balance?, Lael Brainard, Abigail Jones, Nigel Purvis, editors, (electronic resource)

Label
Climate change and global poverty : a billion lives in the balance?
Title
Climate change and global poverty
Title remainder
a billion lives in the balance?
Statement of responsibility
Lael Brainard, Abigail Jones, Nigel Purvis, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Discusses how climate solutions must empower global development by improving livelihoods, health, and economic prospects and how poverty alleviation must become a central strategy for reducing global vulnerability to adverse climate impacts. Draws on expertise to ask how public, private sectors can help the poor manage the global climate crisis"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Brainard, Lael
  • Jones, Abigail
  • Purvis, Nigel
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  • Climatic changes
  • Global environmental change
  • Global temperature changes
  • Poverty
  • Economic geography
  • Economic development
Label
Climate change and global poverty : a billion lives in the balance?, Lael Brainard, Abigail Jones, Nigel Purvis, editors, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Double jeopardy : what the climate crisis means for the poor / Abigail Jones, Vinca LaFleur, and Nigel Purvis -- Climate change impacts in the developing world : implications for sustainable development / Anthony Nyong -- Toward a new international climate change agreement / Elliot Diringer -- Greenhouse gas mitigation efforts in China : progress and opportunities / Ned Helme -- Linking communities, forests, and carbon / Michael Jenkins -- Integrating climate change into development : multiple benefits of mitigation and adaptation / Atiq Rahman -- Development in the balance : agriculture and water / Robert Mendelsohn -- Public health adaptation to climate change in low-income countries / Kristie L. Ebi -- Linking adaptation and disaster risk reduction / Saleemul Huq and Jessica Ayers -- The climate-security connection : what it means for the poor / Joshua W. Busby -- Financing adaptation to a warmer world : opportunities for innovation and experimentation / Manish Bapna and Heather McGray -- Exploring the potential for public-private insurance to help the world's poor to adapt and thrive as the climate changes / Ian Burton and Thea Dickinson -- Corporate action on climate adaptation and development : mobilizing new partnerships to build climate change resilience in developing countries and communities / Jane Nelson -- Mobilizing action for climate change adaptation in the North and South / Heather K. Coleman, Raymond C. Offenheiser, and David Waskow
Control code
ssj0000517533
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 299 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780815702818
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009014999
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000517533
Label
Climate change and global poverty : a billion lives in the balance?, Lael Brainard, Abigail Jones, Nigel Purvis, editors, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Double jeopardy : what the climate crisis means for the poor / Abigail Jones, Vinca LaFleur, and Nigel Purvis -- Climate change impacts in the developing world : implications for sustainable development / Anthony Nyong -- Toward a new international climate change agreement / Elliot Diringer -- Greenhouse gas mitigation efforts in China : progress and opportunities / Ned Helme -- Linking communities, forests, and carbon / Michael Jenkins -- Integrating climate change into development : multiple benefits of mitigation and adaptation / Atiq Rahman -- Development in the balance : agriculture and water / Robert Mendelsohn -- Public health adaptation to climate change in low-income countries / Kristie L. Ebi -- Linking adaptation and disaster risk reduction / Saleemul Huq and Jessica Ayers -- The climate-security connection : what it means for the poor / Joshua W. Busby -- Financing adaptation to a warmer world : opportunities for innovation and experimentation / Manish Bapna and Heather McGray -- Exploring the potential for public-private insurance to help the world's poor to adapt and thrive as the climate changes / Ian Burton and Thea Dickinson -- Corporate action on climate adaptation and development : mobilizing new partnerships to build climate change resilience in developing countries and communities / Jane Nelson -- Mobilizing action for climate change adaptation in the North and South / Heather K. Coleman, Raymond C. Offenheiser, and David Waskow
Control code
ssj0000517533
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 299 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780815702818
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009014999
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000517533

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