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Adaptive governance and climate change

Ronald D. Brunner

Adaptive governance and climate change

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Published by American Meteorological Society in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-396) and index.

StatementRonald D. Brunner and Amanda H. Lynch
ContributionsLynch, Amanda H.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC903 .B78 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 404 p. :
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24535027M
ISBN 101878220977
ISBN 109781878220974
LC Control Number2009053569
OCLC/WorldCa457149236

Civilizations have always depended on water. It’s no surprise, then, that laws pertaining to water and water governance have been around for thousands of years. All of that experience shows how difficult it is to govern water well. Climate change compounds these challenges.


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Hurlbert; Harry Diaz. The book presents a new perspective, where climate change is viewed as a new type of adaptation challenge for humanity, or what Heifetz et al.

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