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Climate change and human security

  1. Title statementClimate change and human security : the challenge to local governance under rapid coastal urbanization / M. R. Redclift, David Manuel Navarrete, Mark Pelling
    Personal name Redclift, M. R., 1946- (author)
    PublicationCheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011
    Phys.des.1 online zdroj (192 stran)
    ISBN9780857933096 (online ; pdf)
    Internal Bibliographies/Indexes NoteObsahuje bibliografické odkazy a rejstřík
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    NoteZpůsob přístupu: World Wide Web
    DefektyeBooks on EBSCOhost
    Another responsib. Manuel-Navarrete, David. (author)
    Pelling, Mark, 1967- (author)
    Subj. Headings klimatické změny climate changes * ekonomický růst economic development * rizikový management risk management * environmentální aspekty environmental aspects * vědecká komunikace communication in science
    Geographic keywords Mexiko Mexico
    Form, Genre elektronické knihy electronic books
    Conspect33 - Ekonomie
    UDC 330.35 , 316.77:001.83 , 502/504 , 005.334:005.332.3 , 551.583 , (721/727) , (0.034.2:08)
    CountryVelká Británie
    Document kindElectronic sources

    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. This important study documents the choices and risks of people who are powerless to change the economic development model which is itself forcing climate change. The book examines the Mexican Caribbean coast and explores the wider issues of m.