ISBN : 9781632391148
Publisher : mlbooksinternational
Language : English
Category : Earth and Planetary Sciences
Publication Year : 2015
Price : USD 120.00
Description : Anomalous climatic effects like higher temperatures, intense rainfall and floods, constant and severe droughts have now reached a whole new level. Without proper adaptation methods, climate change is expected to worsen the vulnerability of society, pose serious risk to food security and human health, threaten the lives of growing urban population and obstruct in the aim of achieving sustainable development. The human and social dimensions of climate change, comprising of climate policy, play crucial roles in our response to several challenges arising from climate change. By emphasizing on a vast range of subjects and involving a number of reputed scholars, this book discusses the human and social dimensions of climate change and the topics usually overlooked or poorly understood by scholars and policymakers.
Author's Description :
Andrew Hyman is a geologist based in America. He has headed various climatic change projects and several geological surveys as a senior researcher. His research interests lie in climatology and climatic variability. His current research concerns are climate change and environmental deterioration. Andrew has written several books focusing on geology and the environment. He has authored over 60 articles for various scientific magazines and journals.