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Book:Climate change and global poverty : a billion lives in the balance? / Lael Brainard, Abigail Jones, Nigel Purvis, editors.:c2009. Book Climate change and global poverty : a billion lives in the balance? / Lael Brainard, Abigail Jones, Nigel Purvis, editors.
Climate change and global poverty : a billion lives in the balance? / Lael Brainard, Abigail Jones, Nigel Purvis, editors.
Associated Name: Brainard, Lael.
Associated Name: Jones, Abigail.
Associated Name: Purvis, Nigel.
Publication year: c2009.
Language: English
Call Number QC903 .C55 2009
Media class: Book
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815702818 0815702817
Extent: viii, 299 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
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Double jeopardy : what the climate crisis means for the poor / Abigail Jones, Vinca LaFleur, and Nigel Purvis -- Climate change impacts in the developing world : implications for sustainable development / Anthony Nyong -- Toward a new international climate change agreement / Elliot Diringer -- Greenhouse gas mitigation efforts in China : progress and opportunities / Ned Helme -- Linking communities, forests, and carbon / Michael Jenkins -- Integrating climate change into development : multiple benefits of mitigation and adaptation / Atiq Rahman -- Development in the balance : agriculture and water / Robert Mendelsohn -- Public health adaptation to climate change in low-income countries / Kristie L. Ebi -- Linking adaptation and disaster risk reduction / Saleemul Huq and Jessica Ayers -- The climate-security connection : what it means for the poor / Joshua W. Busby -- Financing adaptation to a warmer world : opportunities for innovation and experimentation / Manish Bapna and Heather McGray -- Exploring the potential for public-private insurance to help the world's poor to adapt and thrive as the climate changes / Ian Burton and Thea Dickinson -- Corporate action on climate adaptation and development : mobilizing new partnerships to build climate change resilience in developing countries and communities / Jane Nelson -- Mobilizing action for climate change adaptation in the North and South / Heather K. Coleman, Raymond C. Offenheiser, and David Waskow

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