Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health and Environmental Sustainability

Editor: Dinda, Soumyananda
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: IGI Global

Single-User Purchase Price: $325.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $487.50
ISBN: 978-1-4666-8814-8
Category: Science - Environmental sciences
Image Count: 97
Book Status: Available
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The Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health and Environmental Sustainability is an authoritative reference source that offers a comprehensive and timely analysis of various aspects of global warming and its consequences. Featuring such topics as assessment of and adaption to climate change, water and its socio-economic impact, the environmental effects of climate change on human health, and the mitigation of climate change on both a local and global level, this expansive handbook is an essential reference source.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Acknowledgment
    • Section 1 Health
    • Chapter 1 Exacerbating Health Risks in India due to Climate Change: Rethinking Approach to Health Service Provision
    • Chapter 2 Climate Change, Human Health and Some Economic Issues
    • Chapter 3 Health Impact of Water-Related Diseases in Developing Countries on Account of Climate Change – A Systematic Review: A Study in Regard to South Asian Countries
    • Chapter 4 Heat Stress Vulnerability among Indian Workmen
    • Section 2 Vulnerability
    • Chapter 5 Vulnerability to Climate Change: Issues and Challenges towards Developing Vulnerability Indicator
    • Chapter 6 Environmental Vulnerability to Climate Change in Mediterranean Basin: Socio-Ecological Interactions between North and South
    • Chapter 7 Vulnerability to Local Climate Change: Farmers’ Perceptions on Trends in Western Odisha, India
    • Section 3 Natural Disaster
    • Chapter 8 What Causes Economic Losses from Natural Disasters in India?
    • Chapter 9 Evolution and Efficacy of Drought Management Policies and Programmes: The Case of Western Odisha, India
    • Section 4 Water
    • Chapter 10 Impact of Climate Change on Groundwater Resources
    • Chapter 11 Assessment of Annual, Monthly, and Seasonal Trends in the Long Term Rainfall of the Garhwal Himalayas
    • Section 5 Fishery
    • Chapter 12 Impacts of Climate Change on Fish Productivity: A Quantitative Measurement
    • Chapter 13 Bioeconomic Fishery Management: Changing Paradigms towards Eco-System Based Management
    • Section 6 Forestry
    • Chapter 14 Assessing Urban Residents’ Willingness to Pay for Preserving the Biodiversity of Swamp Forest
    • Chapter 15 Sustainable Forest Use and India's Economic Growth: A Structural Decomposition Analysis of Direct Forest Intensity
    • APPENDIX 2
    • Chapter 16 Improving Sustainability of the Environment in a Changing Climate: Can REDD+ Rise to the Challenge?
    • Section 7 Land and Adaptation
    • Chapter 17 Lack of Land Tenure Security as Challenges to Sustainable Development: An Assessment in the Context of Bihar, India
    • Chapter 18 Adaptation to Climate Change for Sustainable Development: A Survey
    • Section 8 Agriculture
    • Chapter 19 Climate Change and Agriculture: Impacts, Adoption, and Mitigation
    • Chapter 20 Impact of Rapid Urbanization and Climate Change on Agricultural Productivity in Africa: Climate Change Policies in the Agricultural Sector
    • Chapter 21 Climate Change Mitigation: Collective Efforts and Responsibly
    • Section 9 Adaptive Capability
    • Chapter 22 Coastal Poverty, Resource-Dependent Livelihood, Climate Change, and Adaptation: An Empirical Study in Indian Coastal Sunderbans
    • Chapter 23 Climate Change and Adaptation through the Lens of Capability Approach: A Case Study from Darjeeling, Eastern Himalaya
    • Section 10 Industry
    • Chapter 24 A Framework for Understanding Adaptation by Manufacturing Industries
    • Chapter 25 Temporal Data Analysis and Mining Methods for Modelling the Climate Change Effects on Malaysia's Oil Palm Yield at Different Regional Scales
    • Section 11 Trade
    • Chapter 26 Climate Change, Trade Competitiveness, and Opportunity for Climate Friendly Goods in SAARC and Asia Pacific Regions
    • Chapter 27 Greenhouse Gas Mitigation through Energy Efficiency: Perform, Achieve, and Trade (PAT) – India's Emission Trading Scheme
    • Section 12 Policy and Innovation
    • Chapter 28 Does Fiscal Policy Influence Per Capita CO2 Emission? A Cross Country Empirical Analysis
    • Chapter 29 Social Innovation: A Theoretical Approach in Intertwining Climate Change with Social Innovation
    • Chapter 30 Moving forward a Parsimonious Model of Eco-Innovation: Results from a Content Analysis
    • About the Contributors
    • Bibliography