Climate Change and Disaster Resilience: Challenges, Actions and Innovations in Urban Planning

Editor/Author Gonzalez III, Joaquin Jay, Kemp,Roger L. and Roper,L Alan R.
Publication Year: 2022
Publisher: McFarland

Single-User Purchase Price: $40.00
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ISBN: 978-1-47-668243-3
Category: Science - Environmental sciences
Book Status: Available
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This book brings together lucid essays and case studies from both scholars and individuals on the front lines who manage international collaborations, lead local communities, provide services for people impacted by disasters, and drive policy change that will lead to a sustainable future.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • Part I: Introduction
  • 1. Climate Change - U.S. Geological Survey
  • 2. Climate Change: How Do We Know?: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • 3. Scientific Consensus: Earth’s Climate Is Warming: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • 4. As the Trump Administration Retreats on Climate Change, U.S. Cities Are Moving Forward - Katherine Levine Einstein, David Glick and Maxwell Palmer
  • 5. A ­Whole-of-Government Approach: Embedding Disaster Resilience - Patrick Howell
  • 6. Designing Greener Streets Starts with Finding Room for Bicycles and Trees - Anne Lusk
  • 7. Climate Change Resilience Could Save Trillions in the Long Run - David L. Levy
  • 8. Measuring Up U.S. Infrastructure Against Other Countries - Hiba Baroud
  • Part II: Challenges
  • 9. The Causes of Climate Change - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • 10. Effects of Climate Change - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • 11. Climate Change Threatens Drinking Water Quality Across the Great Lakes - Gabriel Filippelli and Joseph D. Ortiz
  • 12. ­Long-Term Disaster Recovery - C.H. “Burt” Mills, Jr., and William R. Whitson
  • 13. Rethinking the “Infrastructure” Discussion Amid a Blitz of Hurricanes - Andrew Revkin
  • 14. Cap and Trade Is Supposed to Solve Climate Change, but Oil and Gas Company Emissions Are Up - Lisa Song
  • 15. Endangered Species Under GOP? - Andrew Revkin
  • 16. California Fires Illuminate Trauma and Resilience - Anna Maria Barry-Jester
  • 17. How to Zero In on Your Final, Forever Home While Skirting Disaster - Janice Lloyd
  • 18. Hurricane Maria’s Legacy: Thousands of Puerto Rican Students Show PTSD Symptoms - Carmen Heredia Rodriguez
  • Part III: Actions and Innovations
  • A. Citizens and ­Public-Private Partnerships
  • 19. Both Conservatives and Liberals Want a Green Energy Future, but for Different Reasons - Deidra Miniard, Joe Kantenbacher and Shahzeen Attari
  • 20. Volunteering During a Disaster - Benjamin Paley
  • 21. From Pledges to Action: Cities Need to Show Their Climate Progress with Hard Data - Conor K. Gately and Lucy Hutyra
  • 22. Becoming Crisis Ready - Melissa Agnes
  • 23. Top Five Tips for Planning, Preparing and Adapting to Climate Change - Niles Anderegg
  • 24. Seven Strategies for Managing Uncertainty - Nicole Lance
  • 25. The Role of Education in Environmental Activism - Alan R. Roper
  • 26. The University of California’s Carbon Neutrality Initiative - Alan R. Roper
  • 27. Role of Mobile Apps in Public Administration of Disaster Relief - Peter Lyn René
  • B. Cities
  • 28. Meeting Climate and Energy Action Plan Goals in Ashland, Oregon - Talia Shea and Alan R. Roper
  • 29. The Future of Napa County Environmental Impact Decisions - Melissa Diede
  • 30. San Rafael Climate Change Action Plan: An Excerpt: City of San Rafael
  • 31. Building Climate Resilience in Cities: Lessons from New York - Cynthia Rosenzweig and William Solecki
  • 32. Eye on Climate Change: International City/County Management Association
  • 33. Local Government Climate Change and Evolution - Minch Lewis
  • C. States and the Feds
  • 34. California’s Capabilities to House Disaster Survivors - Melynda Moran and Alan R. Roper
  • 35. How Texas Is “building back better” from Hurricane Harvey - Nicole Errett
  • 36. Climate Change: Basic Information: Environmental Protection Agency
  • 37. Impacts, Risks and Adaptation in the United States: U.S. Global Change Research Program
  • 38. Climate Change Adaptation: U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • 39. Climate Research: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • 40. Greenland’s Rapid Melt Will Mean More Flooding - Arielle Samuelson
  • 41. Ice in Motion: Satellites Capture Decades of Change - Kate Ramsayer
  • D. International
  • 42. Fighting Climate Change - Sadhu Aufochs Johnston
  • 43. Cities and Climate Change: United Nations Environment Programme
  • 44. Mapping Mangrove Management: Lessons Learned from Mexico - Astrid J. Hsu
  • 45. A Case for Transition Shelters - Gabby V. Moraleda
  • 46. Incentivizing Collaborative Governance for Climate and Disaster Adaptation - Maria Fe Villameiro-Mendoza and Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III
  • 47. Climate Change Justice and Environmental Litigation in the Philippines - Alder K. Delloro and Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III
  • 48. Fostering Resilience in Water Supply Management - Jake Rom D. Cadag, Sergio Andal, Jr., Evelyn Sagun and Julie-Ann Ross Deus
  • 49. Bridging the Gaps: Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change Adaptation and Development Planning - Jake Rom D. Cadag, Sergio Andal, Jr., and Julie Ann Ross Deus
  • 50. Trump’s Defense Secretary Cites Climate Change as National Security Challenge - Andrew Revkin
  • Part IV: The Future
  • 51. Build ­Disaster-Proof Homes Before Storms Strike, Not Afterward - T. Reed Miller
  • 52. Extreme Weather News May Not Change Climate Change Skeptics’ Minds - Ryan Weber
  • 53. We Can’t Save Everything from Climate Change - Benjamin Preston and Johanna Nalau
  • 54. Impact of Natural Disasters and Other Emergencies on Global Supply Chains - Paul H. Jennings
  • 55. Alternative Facts Are the Enemy of Health Security and Resilience - Nathan Myers
  • Appendix A: Glossary and Acronyms of Climate Change and Disaster Resilience - Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III and Alan R. Roper
  • Appendix B: United Nations Paris Agreement (2015)
  • Appendix C: FEMA Climate Change Adaptation Policy Statement (­2011-OPPA-01): Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • About the Contributors