Global Future 2009, Number 3
Subtitle
Climate change and poverty
Subject
Climate Change
Description
This edition explains how climate change will hit poor people in poor countries hardest, and laments that very few rich countries have offered the emissions reductions needed to keep climate warming under 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. PDF: 2.24 Mb
Content
1 “We will not die quietly”
Brett Parris
2 Climate change, a major threat to children’s health
Lydia Baker
4 Limiting warming to below 1.5°C –
a matter of survival for the most vulnerable
Bill Hare
6 Climate change and food security
in the 21st century
Alex Evans
8 The risks of doing nothing
Will Steffen
10 Global suicide pact or global survival pact?
Mohammed Nasheed
12 Communities restoring forests, capturing carbon
(Ethiopia)
Tony Rinaudo, Joseph Kihika Kamara & Paul Dettman
14 Reducing flood and storm vulnerability (Vietnam)
Stephen Coll ins, Nguyen Dinh Kien & Pham Quoc Anh
16 Smoke, mirrors and economics
Brett Parris
19 Why climate change matters for children
Christopher Shore
20 Disasters and poverty:
Can the vicious circle be broken?
Margareta Wahlström
22 Shifting to pro-poor low-carbon growth
Saleemul Huq & Muyeye Chambwera
24 Good Samaritans on climate adaptation
Jim Ball
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Posted : 2012-09-03 21:26:33 GMT
Author/Authors : World Vision
Publishers : World Vision
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Publication Date : 2009
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