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A climate change understanding and awareness survey
Climate change modeling in the eastern Caribbean
Climatic fluctuations and homogenization of Northeast Brazil.
(In: CONGRESSO BRASILEIRO DE AGROMETEOROLOGIA, 3., 1983, Campinas. Resumos... Campinas: SBA: IA: SAAESP, 1983., 1983)
A climate change vulnerability index and case study in a Brazilian Coastal City
Coastal areas are highly susceptible to the effects of climate change, particularly to sea-level rise and extreme rainfall events, resulting in increased social and environmental vulnerabilities. In this context, the need ...
Is climate change framed as ‘business as usual’ or as a challenging issue? The practitioners’ dilemma
(SAGE Publications Ltd email@example.com, 2016)
© 2016, © The Author(s) 2016. There is growing recognition that routine climate change framing is insufficient for addressing the challenges presented by this change, and that different framings of climate change shape ...
The insurance value of forests in supplying climate regulation
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2012)
This brief paper proposes an analytical method for estimating the economic value of forest ecosystems in supplying climate regulation. If, as argued by several authors, forests ecosystems serve as hedging against climatic ...
Climate Change, Water Scarcity in Agriculture and the Country-Level Economic Impacts. A Multimarket Analysis
(School of Business and Economics, Universidad del Desarrollo, 2014)
Climate Change, Water Scarcity in Agriculture and the Country-Level Economic Impacts. A Multimarket Analysis. Abstract: Agriculture could be one of the most vulnerable economic sectors to the impacts of climate change ...
Climate change and environmental planning: Working to build community resilience and adaptive capacity in Washington State, USA
This work focuses on the efforts being made by King County, Washington to respond to the challenges of global climate change, concentrating on both mitigation and adaptation. King County is a leader in the United States ...
Climate Variability and Change in South America: ENSO, Decadal Variability and Climate Change in South America: Trends, Teleconnections, and Potential Impacts; Guayaquil, Ecuador, 12-14 October 2010
El Niño and the Southern Oscillation (ENSO) have profound effects on South American climate. Warm ENSO events (El Niños) and cold ENSO events (La Niñas), which occur on year-to-year time scales, are associated with droughts, ...