Climate, Change and Risk

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Thomas E. Downing, Alexander A. Olsthoorn, Richard S. J. Tol
Routledge, 1999 - Nature - 407 pages
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Climate, Change and Risk presents an overview of climatic hazards and climate change, focusing on societal responses, insurance and methodologies for analysis. Drawing on primary research from leading researchers world-wide, this volume explores the potential sensitivity to changes in weather hazards that might be expected with climate change. This volume advances significantly our understanding of the rapidly emerging knowledge on extreme events related to climate variability and change. It should be read by climate specialists, natural hazard experts and climate policy-makers in all parts of the world.

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