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Climate Change

Socioeconomic Effects


Juan Blanco

Universidad Publica De Navarra, Spain

This book shows some of the socio-economic impacts of climate change according to different estimates of the current or estimated global warming. A series of scientific and experimental research projects explore the impacts of climate change and browse the techniques to evaluate the related impacts. These 23 chapters provide a good overview of the different changes impacts that already have been detected in several regions of the world. They are part of an introduction to the researches being done around the globe in connection with this topic. However, climate change is not just an academic issue important only to scientists and environmentalists; it also has direct implications on various ecosystems and technologies.

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Climate ChangeSocioeconomic EffectsEdited by Houshang Kheradmand

Published: September 9th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1511

ISBN: 978-953-307-411-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4442-7

Copyright year: 2011

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70056 Total Chapter Downloads

23 Crossref Citations

45 Web of Science Citations

61 Dimensions Citations


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1. Is Free Trade Good or Bad for the Environment? New Empirical Evidence

By Nicolas Korves, Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso and Anca Monika Voicu


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2. Changing Climate Related Behaviors: A Review of Social-Scientific Interventions

By Anne Marike Lokhorst and Cees van Woerkum


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3. Understanding and Modelling the Impact of Climate Change on Infectious Diseases – Progress and Future Challenges

By Paul E. Parham, Céline Christiansen-Jucht, Diane Pople and Edwin Michael


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4. Climate Change and Population Health: Possible Future Scenarios

By Arthur Saniotis, Alana Hansen and Peng Bi


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5. Climate Variability and Population Health in China: Updated Knowledge, Challenges and Opportunities

By Ying Zhang, Peng Bi and Baofa Jiang


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6. Climate Change and Sustainable Development of Water: Sub-Saharan Africa

By Alexandra Lutz


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7. The Climate Change, Water Crisis and Forest Ecosystem Services in Beijing, China

By Zhang Biao


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8. Evaluations and Perceptions of the Climate Change in the State of Veracruz (Mexico): An Overview

By Adalberto Tejeda-Martínez, J. Abraham Torres-Alavez, Alfredo Ruiz-Barradas, Saúl Miranda-Alonso and Sonia Salazar-Lizán


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9. The Competitiveness of Selected New Members of the EU in the Environmental Products and Services Market

By Zofia Wysokinska


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10. Impacts of Climate Change on Animal Production and Quality of Animal Food Products

By László Babinszky, Veronika Halas and Martin W.A. Verstegen


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11. Climate Change Impacts: An Assessment for Water Resources Planning and Management in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S

By Venkataramana Sridhar and Xin Jin


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12. Human Ecology of Vulnerability, Resilience and Adaptation: Case Studies of Climate Change from High Latitudes and Altitudes

By Karim-Aly S. Kassam, Michelle Baumflek, Morgan Ruelle and Nicole Wilson


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13. Climate Change in Spain: Phenological Trends in Southern Areas

By García-Mozo, H., Mestre, A. and Galán, C.


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14. Climate Change Impacts on Czech Agriculture

By Zdeněk Žalud, Miroslav Trnka, Petr Hlavinka, Martin Dubrovský, Eva Svobodová, Daniela Semerádová, Lenka Bartošová, Jan Balek, Josef Eitzinger and Martin Možny


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15. Variability of the Course of Tomato Growth and Development in Poland as an Effect of Climate Change

By Robert Kalbarczyk, Beata Raszka and Eliza Kalbarczyk


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16. Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture: Adaptation and Vulnerability

By Sung Ju Cho, Jinxiu Ding, Bruce A. McCarl and Chin-Hsien Yu


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17. Sensitivity of Mexico’s Farmers: A Sub National Assessment of Vulnerability to Climate Change

By Alejandro Ismael Monterroso Rivas, Cecilia Conde Álvarez, Jesús David Gómez Díaz, Carlos Gay Garcia, Lourdes Villers Ruiz and José López Garcia


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18. Global Warming and Livestock in Dry Areas: Expected Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation

By Hichem Ben Salem, Mourad Rekik, Narjess Lassoued and Mohamed-Aziz Darghouth


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19. Regional Climate Change and Impact Assessment for the Federal State Hesse, Germany, and Implications of the Global 2 °C Climate Target

By H. Huebener, S. Baumgart, N. Jansky, F. Kreienkamp, A. Spekat and H.Wolf


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20. Intertemporal Evaluation Criteria for Climate Change Policy: Basic Ethical Issues

By Wolfgang Buchholz and Michael Schymura


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21. Carbon Bio-Economics and Forests: Getting the BESF Out of Climate Policy

By Valny Giacomelli Sobrinho


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22. Forecasting the Future of Renewables

By Seppo Valkealahti


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23. Hitting the Headlines and Falling Down Again: Newspaper Coverage of Climate Change in Finland

By Jari Lyytimäki


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