Water Security, Climate Change And Sustainable Development by Asit K. BiswasWater Security, Climate Change And Sustainable Development by Asit K. Biswas

Water Security, Climate Change And Sustainable Development

byAsit K. BiswasEditorCecilia Tortajada

Hardcover | November 24, 2015

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This book pursues a comprehensive approach so as to arrive at a better understanding of the implications of climate change on sustainable development, focusing on the perspective of water. Climate change is one of today's most pressing global issues and will become increasingly important in the decades to come, as societies will feel its pervasive impacts in many aspects of their lives. Given that the majority of these climate change impacts will be felt through the medium of water, the book explores the interrelationships and inter-linkages between water, climate change and sustainable development.

Prof. Asit K. Biswas is the founder of the Third World Centre for Water Management in Mexico, and currently is the Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School for Public Policy in Singapore, University of Wuhan, China, and Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, India. Formerly a Professor in UK, Canada and Sweden,...
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Title:Water Security, Climate Change And Sustainable DevelopmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:168 pagesPublished:November 24, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9812879749

ISBN - 13:9789812879745

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Water, climate change and sustainable development: an overall framework.- Climate change, resource efficiency and sustainability: highlights of Nestlé's practices and achievements.- Adapting to climate variability and change in India: already a reality for water managers?.- Integrated water resources management and adaptation to climate change.- Downstream Implications of Climate Change in the Himalayas.- The business case for water.- Embracing and leading the journey of sustainable development by private sector actors.- Water, climate change and sustainable development: an industry example.- Economic growth and climate proofing Asia through sustainable water resources management.- Will rivers become a cause of conflict, rather than co-operation, in South Asia?.