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Introduction to Climate Change Vulnerability, Adaptation, and Resiliency

  • Tara Rava Zolnikov
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Climate Resilient Societies book series (PSCRS)

Abstract

Climate change affects people not only through environmental exposure and health outcomes but in how they live their lives. Consequences will affect various sectors, ranging from tourism to water to energy development. Because of these forced changes, people must adapt. This chapter is an introduction to climate change vulnerability in the world, and the adaption and resiliency measures that must take place. The chapter sets the tone to understand the differences in communities that may help or hinder progress in the new world set forth by climate change.

Keywords

Environmental health Definitions Climate change Mitigation Adaptation Resiliency 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tara Rava Zolnikov
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    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Community HealthNational UniversitySan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.School of Behavioral SciencesCalifornia Southern UniversityCosta MesaUSA

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