By Jean P. Palutikof, Sarah L. Boulter, Jon Barnett, David Rissik

The ebook advances wisdom approximately weather switch variation practices via a chain of case experiences. It provides vital proof approximately version practices in agriculture, companies, the coastal sector, group prone, catastrophe administration, ecosystems, indigneous populations, and settlements and infrastructure. as well as 38 case reports throughout those sectors, the publication comprises horizon-scoping essays from overseas specialists in version learn, together with Hallie Eakin, Susanne Moser, Jonathon Overpeck, invoice Solecki, and Gary Yohe.

Australia’s social-ecological platforms have an extended historical past of adapting to weather variability and alter, and in fresh a long time has been a world-leader in imposing and discovering variation, making this e-book of common relevance to all these operating to evolve our surroundings and societies to weather change.

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