Hazard, Risk and Climate Change

Authored by: David Simon

The Routledge Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

Print publication date:  December  2011
Online publication date:  March  2012

Print ISBN: 9780415590655
eBook ISBN: 9780203844236
Adobe ISBN: 9781136918698


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Climate change is undoubtedly one of the highest-profile environmental concerns of the early twenty-first century, and one with a profound impact on ‘natural’ hazards. Rather like sustainable development in the 1980s and 1990s, climate change has become the focus of heated debate, concerted scientific research, non-governmental organisation (NGO) activism, governmental commitments and international summitry in recent years.

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