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Managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaption / special report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ; edited by Christopher B. Field, Co-Chair Working Group II, Carnegie Institution for Science [and 11 others].

By: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [author.].
Contributor(s): Field, Christopher B [editor].
New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2012Description: x, 582 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107607804 (pbk.); 1107607809 (pbk.); 9781107025066 (hardbound); 1107025060 (hardbound).Other title: SREX report [Title from IPCC page: ].Subject(s): Climatic changes | Emergency management | Natural disasters -- Planning | Climate change mitigation | Climatic changes -- Risk managementDDC classification: 363.73874 MAN Online resources: For full text, click here Summary: Extreme weather and climate events, interacting with exposed and vulnerable human and natural systems, can lead to disasters. This Special Report explores the social as well as physical dimensions of weather- and climate-related disasters, considering opportunities for managing risks at local to international scales. SREX was approved and accepted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on 18 November 2011 in Kampala, Uganda.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Extreme weather and climate events, interacting with exposed and vulnerable human and natural systems, can lead to disasters. This Special Report explores the social as well as physical dimensions of weather- and climate-related disasters, considering opportunities for managing risks at local to international scales. SREX was approved and accepted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on 18 November 2011 in Kampala, Uganda.

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