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Successful Adaptation to Climate Change

Successful Adaptation to Climate Change

Linking Science and Policy in a Rapidly Changing World

edited by Susanne Moser and Maxwell Boykoff

Available May 2013

Table of Contents

  1. Climate Change and Adaptation Success: The Scope of the Challenge Susanne C. Moser and Maxwell T. Boykoff
    • Section I: Changing Goals, Trade-offs and Synergies
  2. Reducing the Risk of Maladaptation in Response to Sea-Level Rise and Urban Water Scarcity Jon Barnett, Saffron O’Neill, Steve Waller and Sarah Rogers
  3. Biodiversity Conservation for a Climate-Altered Future Bruce A. Stein and M. Rebecca Shaw
  4. Climate Adaptation, Moral Reparation, and the Baseline Problem Benjamin Hale, Adam Pérou Hermans, and Alex Lee
  5. REDD+ and Social Justice: Adaptation by Way of Mitigation? Heike Schroeder and Chukwumerije Okereke
    • Section II: Institutional Arrangements, Interplay and Alignment
  6. Institutions as Key Element to Successful Adaptation Processes: Results from the San Francisco Bay Area Julia A. Ekstrom and Susanne C. Moser
  7. Rapid Transformation of the Us Electric Power System: Prospects and Impediments Roger E. Kasperson and Bonnie Ram
  8. Towards a Binding Adaptation Regime: Three Levers and Instruments Mizan R. Khan and J. Timmons Roberts
    • Section III: Science-Practice Interactions, Decision Support and Supporting Norms
  9. Waters, Seas and Wine: Science for Successful Climate Adaptation Benjamin L. Preston, Lauren Rickards, Suraje Dessai and Ryan Meyer
  10. Promoting Adaptation Success in Natural Resource Management Through Decision Support: Lessons from the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain Regions Lisa Dilling and Rebecca Romsdahl
  11. Climate Risk Management: Laying the Groundwork for Successful Adaptation Anthony Patt
  12. Building Climate Resilience: Lessons of Early Warning in Africa Emily Boyd and Rosalind J. Cornforth
  13. Engaging Science and Managing Scientific Uncertainty in Urban Climate Adaptation Planning JoAnn Carmin and David Dodman
    • Section IV: Effective Communication and Engagement
  14. Media Coverage of Discourse on Adaptation: Competing Visions of "Success" in the Indian Context Maxwell T. Boykoff, Aditya Ghosh and Kanmani Venkateswaran
  15. Risk Communication and Adaptation in Settlements on the Coast and Deltas of the Mekong Region Louis Lebel, Bach Tan Sinh, Ngo Cong Chinh, Sakaradhorn Boontaveeyuwat and Ham Kimkong
  16. Climate Change Visioning: Effective Processes for Advancing the Policy and Practice of Local Adaptation Sarah Burch, Stephen Sheppard, Ellen pond and Olav Schroth
    • Section V: Motivations, Identities, Reflexivity and Personal Change
  17. Navigating the Political and Emotional Terrain of Adaptation: Community Engagement When Climate Change Comes Home Susanne C. Moser
  18. The Courage to Change: Adaptation from the Inside-Out Karen O’Brien