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  • Innovation in Climate Change Adaptationby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book introduces innovative approaches to pursue climate change adaptation and to support the long-term implementation of climate change policies. Offering new case studies and data, as well as projects and initiatives implemented across the globe, the contributors present new tools, approaches and methods to pursue and facilitate innovation in... more...

  • Engaging Stakeholders in Education for Sustainable Development at University Levelby Walter Leal Filho; Luciana Brandli

    Springer International Publishing 2016; Not Available

    This book discusses the role of ESD stakeholders at university level, involving civil society and the private sector and public sectors (including local, national and intergovernmental bodies). In particular, it describes practical experiences, partnerships, networks, and training schemes for increasing the capacity of ESD and other initiatives aimed... more...

  • Climate Change and Disaster Risk Managementby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 229.00

    ?There has been some degree of reluctance in the past to consider disaster risk management within the mainstream of adaptation to climate variability and climate change. However, there is now wide recognition of the need to incorporate disaster risk management concerns in dealing with such phenomena. There is also a growing awareness of the necessity... more...

  • Climate Change and the Sustainable Use of Water Resourcesby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 279.00

    The book explores the geo-chemical, physical, social and economic impacts of climate change on water supplies. It contains examples and case studies from a wide range of countries, and addresses the need to promote sustainable water use across the world. more...

  • Climate Change in Africaby Walter Leal Filho

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    This ebook is dedicated to the documentation and promotion of research and projects focusing on climate change adaptation in the African continent, one of the most vulnerable regions in the world. more...

  • Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific Regionby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book investigates the socio-economic impacts of Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific region. The authors put forward a strategy and action plans that can enhance the capacity of government agencies and non-governmental organizations to reduce the negative impacts of climate change. The needs and interests of critical and neglected groups are highlighted... more...

  • The Economic, Social and Political Elements of Climate Changeby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 379.00

    A unique feature of this book is its strong practice-oriented nature: it contains a wide range of papers dealing with the social, economic and political aspects of climate change, exemplifying the diversity of approaches to climate change management taking place all over the world, in a way never seen before. In addition, the book describes a number... more...

  • Experiences of Climate Change Adaptation in Africaby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 169.00

    It is widely acknowledged that, in addition to global and regional efforts to cope with climate change by means of mitigation measures, adaptation initiatives can and perhaps should play a key role in enabling communities from across Africa to better handle the problems related to it. Due to the fact that experiences in climate change adaptation in... more...

  • Forschung für Nachhaltigkeit an deutschen Hochschulenby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; Not Available

    Nachhaltigkeitsforschung hat in Deutschland eine lange Tradition und einen hohen Stellenwert. Dieses Buch diskutiert die Theorie und Praxis der Nachhaltigkeitsforschung, wobei die interdisziplinäre  und vor allem bereichsübergreifende Forschung im Vordergrund steht. Es bietet ein Plattform, den neuesten Stand der Forschung sowie zukünftige Trends... more...

  • Renewable energy in African, Caribbean and Pacific statesby Walter Leal Filho

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00

    This ebook presents readers an interesting set of papers dealing with renewable energy, prepared as part of the project “Small Developing Island Renewable Energy Knowledge and Technology Transfer Network” (DIREKT). The project is a cooperation scheme involving universities from Germany, Fiji, Mauritius, Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago with... more...