Climate Change And Its Impacts: Risks And Inequalities

July 12, 2018|
Climate Change And Its Impacts: Risks And Inequalities by Colleen Murphy
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Responding to a need for a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the consequences of climate change, this book brings experts in climate science, engineering, urban planning, and conservation biology into conversation with scholars in law, geography, anthropology and ethics. It provides insights into how climate change is conceptualized in different fields. The book also aims to contribute to developing successful and multifaceted strategies that promote global, intergenerational and environmental justice. Among the topics addressed are the effects of climate change on the likelihood and magnitude of natural hazards, an assessment of civil infrastructure vulnerabilities, resilience assessment for coastal communities, an ethical framework to evaluate behavior that contributes to climate change, as well as policies and cultural shifts that might help humanity to respond adequately to climate change.

Colleen Murphy  is a Professor of Law, Philosophy, and Political Science, as well as Director of the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of A Moral Theory of Political Reconciliation (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and The Conceptual F...
Title:Climate Change And Its Impacts: Risks And Inequalities
Product dimensions:276 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:276 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:July 12, 2018
Publisher:Springer Nature
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319775432

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