2 edition of Municipalities addressing climate change found in the catalog.
Municipalities addressing climate change
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||editor, Ilan Kelman|
|LC Classifications||QC903.2. N67 M86 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2011016758|
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Municipalities Addressing Climate Change: A Case Study of Norway (Climate Change and Its Causes Effects and Prediction) UK ed. Edition by Ilan Kelman (Editor) › Visit Amazon's Ilan Kelman Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Contents: Climate change in Norway / Trude Rauken --Runoff and mitigation measures in agricultural catchments under climate change in Norway / Lillian Øygarden [et al.] --Impacts of climate change on surface water quality in relation to drinking.
Introduction to “Municipalities Addressing Climate Change: A Case Study of Norway” (Ilan Kelman, Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, Norway)pp.
i-vi. Climate change in Norway (Trude Rauken, Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, Norway)pp. From the planning, engineering and sustainability departments, to the front line staff, every municipal employee can play a role in addressing climate change impacts in their community.
Integrating climate change data and considerations needs to happen in day-to-day municipal operation, not just through major community or service delivery plans. COVID Resources. Reliable Municipalities addressing climate change book about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
Addressing climate change in South Africa. South Africa has been an active participant in various fora and conventions that deal with climate change since The country has shown great commitment to sustainable development through both international participation and national by: 4.
An Introduction for Canadian Municipalities. Recommended citation: Richardson, G. climate change. This book is an update and expansion of the document addressing climate change.
The fourth assessment report of Chapter 1 An introduCtion to. "Municipalities matter. With clear arguments and multiple case studies Maryke van Staden and Francesco Musco show how mayors and local governments can - and must - lead in climate action.
" Michael Hebbert, University of Manchester, UK "This book tackles the climate change agenda as it relates to small and medium sized cturer: Springer. It includes tips and tools that cities and counties can use to take immediate action on climate change.
NOAA Local Strategies for Addressing Climate Change (PDF): February This is a compilation of articles recently published in Coastal Services magazine, a trade.
Climate change adaptation in Norwegian municipalities 3 W e draw on the extensive literature Municipalities addressing climate change book agenda-setting theory in our analysis of how adaptation is included in the policy agenda of our case.
The issue of climate change in Sweden has received significant public and political attention and the mitigation of its effects has been high on the agenda of the three latest Governments of Sweden, the former Cabinet of Göran Persson (−), the previous Cabinet of Fredrik Reinfeldt (–) and the current Löfven cabinet (–).
Sweden aims for an energy supply system. Your post reminds me of the book “Climate of Hope” written by Michael Bloomberg (former NYC mayor) and Carl Pope (former Sierra Club President) about how addressing climate change on the local level will yield economic and public health benefits, in addition to mitigating the global environmental challenges posed by climate change.
help municipalities in Massachusetts by providing a review of some potential opportunities for climate preparedness and examples of the actions and considerations made by some fellow communities. INTRODUCTION: The premise of our project began with the idea of researching how climate change has affected coastal communities and their preparations.
Municipalities, Politics, and Climate Change: An Example of the Process of Institutionalizing an Environmental Agenda Within Local Government. Cities account for at least 70 percent of total worldwide greenhouse gas emissions and face the worst risks from the ultimate consequences of those emissions.
They hold the antidote to. From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate presents the current understanding of the ongoing and future impacts of climate change on Canada and the country’s ability to adapt.
Regional chapters in the book identify key issues and provide examples of adaptation initiatives in British Columbia, the Prairies, Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Canada and the North. The United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) website provides information on climate change: EPA Climate e change is a problem that is affecting people and the environment.
Human-induced climate change has, e.g., the potential to alter the prevalence and severity of extreme weathers such as heat waves, cold waves, storms, floods and droughts. Climate change, food security and nutrition: linkages and implications 12 Sophia Murphy, Steering Committee of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition Producing more and better with less within an agro-ecological framework:File Size: 2MB.
Global climate change was first addressed in United States policy beginning in the early s. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines climate change as "any significant change in the measures of climate lasting for an extended period of time." Essentially, climate change includes major changes in temperature, precipitation, or wind patterns, as well as other effects, that occur.
Climate Change Threat Looms Over Rural Municipalities. Unfortunately, not all Ontario rural municipalities have advanced into a leading position on addressing climate change impacts as in Peterborough.
An initial questionnaire sent to all rural Ontario municipalities in the first stage of Kenny and Dupré’s study elicited responses. Climate change is now a global reality. In the South African political set-up, local municipalities are the structures that are in direct contact with communities and they draw up Integrated Development Plans (IDPs), which are reviewed and upgraded annually.
The article seeks to investigate the extent to which climate change adaptation and Cited by: 4. Pace environmental law experts add to momentum with education of officials to address climate change.
WHITE PLAINS, NY, Janu – One wouldn’t necessarily expect a small former Soviet country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia to lead the way in addressing climate change, but that’s exactly what Georgia aspires to do.
Is This Coastal County A Model For Addressing Climate Change For The Rest of America. In the past few years, Dare County and its municipalities, once a series of fishing villages and now also an international tourism draw, have spent millions adapting to the environment — pouring tons of new sand onto eroding beaches, building underground.
Unfortunately, addressing issues of environmental justice can be difficult in court systems due to policy issues and a lack of political motivation for change. The UK recently came under scrutiny by the UN for making the fight for environmental justice incredibly difficult for the average citizen.
The most effective responses are those with a holistic, integrated and long-term approach, addressing both climate change mitigation and adaptation, based on citizen and other local stakeholder involvement.
Local climate action means addressing different sectors, from buildings to waste, but also involving the industry and business sectors. Municipalities are important actors in the field of local climate change adaptation.
Stakeholders need scientifically sound information tailored to their needs to make local assessment of climate change effects. To provide tailored data to support municipal decision-making, climate scientists must know the state of municipal climate change adaptation, and the climate parameters relevant to Cited by: 3.
Understanding the urgency of the climate crisis and the role landscape architects can play in developing and implementing solutions, LAF has compiled resources to help you inform, design, and advocate.
Climate change is the defining issue of our time. Increases in temperature, more severe natural disasters, and more frequent droughts have all been scientifically linked to this manmade phenomenon.
Many LG authorities, particularly cities, are members of national and transnational municipal networks addressing climate change such as International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), The Covenant of Mayors (Europe), US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement (USA), and Cited by: 5.
Meeting the diverse information needs of decision makers as they seek to understand and address climate change is a formidable challenge. The research needs and cross-cutting themes discussed in Chapter 4 (and listed in Box ) argue for a new kind of climate change science enterprise, one that builds on the strengths of existing activities and.
Cool Cities: Urban Sovereignty and the Fix for Global Warming. By Benjamin R. Barber. Yale University Press, New Haven, pp. When President Donald Trump announced he was withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate change agreement negotiated by his predecessor and adopted ininternational criticism was not slow in : Neil Bhatiya.
The Danish EPAs change of judgement and the ordering of the Viegand Maagøe () report do however mark the Danish EPA's preliminary attempt to respond to growing interest among the municipalities – and not solely the carbon 20 municipalities – to address energy and GHG reductions of the local by: 9.
If you live in rural Dufferin, you will require a civic address, or "emergency number". This 6-digit number uses a grid system to pinpoint the location of your driveway - within 10 metres. All roads in Dufferin County have been assigned a unique, two-digit number.
The first two digits in an emergency number represent the road the property is on - an even number means it is an east-west road. Recognizing climate change as both an environmental and economic issue is essential, particularly as we think about devising strategies for our cities.
With four in five Canadians living in urban areas that are centres of industrial development and major drivers of our economy, cities are a key focal point in addressing climate change.
The “Practical Adaptation Measures for Alberta Municipalities” workshop was held on March 5, in Leduc, Alberta as a collaborative effort between the Prairie Regional Adaptation Collaborative and the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre.
The conversation was enriched by participants from multiple municipalities within the province. To explore themes that appeared particularly important in relation to the research questions, the experiences of Stockholm and Växjö were presented in narratives and analysed in more detail.
These two municipalities exemplify two different ways of addressing the climate change impact from construction. Cited by: 4. ing climate change, authors have consistently pointed to a gap between the rhetoric and re-ality of urban responses.
The third section of the article reviews the two key issues that have been found to lie at the heart of this issue— the institutional capacity of municipalities to Cited by: Based on the letters to the editor in recent months, it seems there is a new sport in town — “piling on to council.” There are, of course, the Grumpy Taxpayer$ — note their dollar sign.
My teaching and research fall into two main areas: municipal climate change planning, and more general land use planning. Municipalities are on the front line of addressing climate impacts as well as reducing greenhouse gases, and my work seeks to support, document, and better understand those efforts.
Book Description. This book provides an overview of the large and interdisciplinary literature on the substance and process of urban climate change planning and design, using the most important articles from the last 15 years to engage readers in understanding problems and finding solutions to this increasingly critical issue.
BOSTON — The state awarded more than $, to five Berkshire County municipalities to use toward climate change resiliency projects.
Pittsfield received the biggest chunk of the state funding and plans to use the $, replace problematic culverts at. The Foreign Policy of Cities and States: Municipalities Take the Lead on Climate. states, and climate change, and you think about cities, states, and.
To date, the role of municipalities in terms of addressing climate-related matters is relatively negligible.
Also, where the Ministry of Environment would be expected to play an active role in addressing the impacts of climate change, its presence has been minimal, even in the international climate negotiations.Start scrolling your browser to learn why cities are the key to addressing the global climate change problem.
For centuries, cities have been centers of commerce, culture and innovation, and the birthplace for some of humankind’s greatest ideas. At this critical crossroads in time, we need the ideas that cities can create more than ever.