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Vulnerability Studies in the Americas

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Editor(s): Paula Mussetta
Contributors: Cesar Sergio Ferrar Gonzalez, David Sauchyn, Harry Diaz, Margot Hulbert, Margot Hulbert, Paula Musetta,

Book Description

This book is the result of a seven-year project that involved the countries of Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Canada in assessing climate change, climate change vulnerability, and adaptive capacity. It employs a unique methodology for integrating the findings brought together here, and fills a gap in academic literature in relation to case studies on South America in English, comparative case studies of the global North and South and vulnerability assessment.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-4318-8
ISBN-10: 1-5275-4318-8
Date of Publication: 01/02/2020
Pages / Size: 232 / A5
Price: £61.99
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Biography

Paula Mussetta is a Scientific and Technological National Research Institute-Associated Researcher at the Human, Social and Environmental Sciences Institute, Argentina. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Agriculture Faculty at the National University of Cuyo, Argentina. Her research focuses on the social and political aspects of climate change and water management in drylands.

Margot Hurlbert is a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Climate Change, Energy and Sustainability Policy at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, Canada. She is jointly appointed in the Department of Justice Studies and the Department of Sociology and Social Studies at the University of Regina, Canada. Her fields of research include adaptive governance, energy, water, and agriculture, social learning and community engagement. She has participated in several projects dealing with the impacts of climate and institutional governance in Canada and Latin America.