Human Development Report 2007/2008

Fighting climate change: Human solidarity in a divided world
eBook
(384 Seiten)
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ISBN-13:
9780230598508
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
384
Autor:
United Nations Development Programme
Serie:
Human Development Report
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This year's Human Development Report explains why we have less than a decade to change course and start living within our global carbon budget, and how climate change will create long-run low human development traps, pushing vulnerable people into a downward spiral of deprivation.
Chapter 1: Climate change and human development 1.1.  Climate change and the links to human development 1.2.  Why we should avoid dangerous climate change - the human development basics 1.3.  Living within our carbon budget - the 21st Century challenge Chapter 2: Climate shocks, risk and vulnerability in an unequal world 2.1. Risk and vulnerability under climate change 2.2. Climate shocks affect more and more people 2.3. Looking ahead - old problems and new climate change risks Chapter 3: Cutting the carbon over-spend - national action and international cooperation 3.1. The key role of international cooperation in carbon mitigation 3.2. Building a global framework for mitigation   Chapter 4: Adapting to the inevitable - managing climate risks in a warming world 4.1. The national challenge 4.2. International action on adaptation Conclusion
This year's Human Development Report explains why we have less than a decade to change course and start living within our global carbon budget, and how climate change will create long-run low human development traps, pushing vulnerable people into a downward spiral of deprivation.

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