Climate in Asia and the Pacific : Security, society and sustainability
Climate in Asia and the Pacific : Security, society and sustainability / ed. by Michael Manton, Monash University, Australia & Linda Anne Stevenson, Head, Division of Communication and Scientific Affairs, APN Secretariat. Springer, 2014, 317 p. (series Advances in Global Change Research) – ISBN 978-94-007-7338-7 – 83.29 €
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The book offers a broad perspective on the impacts of climate change on society in Asia and the Pacific. It explores a many-layered mix of science, economics, politics and sociological concerns, andt provides a useful resource for scientists, policy makers and practitioners.
Commissioned by the Intergovernmental Meeting (IGM) of the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), this book offers a detailed survey of the current status of climate change and climate variability in the Asia-Pacific region, a thorough and thoughtful assessment of climate and security and clear recommendations on the best paths of climate research in the future.