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The Political Economy of Climate Change Adaptation

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Benjamin K. Sovacool, Björn-Ola Linnér
    Pages 1-32
  3. Benjamin K. Sovacool, Björn-Ola Linnér
    Pages 33-53
  4. Benjamin K. Sovacool, Björn-Ola Linnér
    Pages 54-80
  5. Benjamin K. Sovacool, Björn-Ola Linnér
    Pages 81-109
  6. Benjamin K. Sovacool, Björn-Ola Linnér
    Pages 110-135
  7. Benjamin K. Sovacool, Björn-Ola Linnér
    Pages 136-161
  8. Benjamin K. Sovacool, Björn-Ola Linnér
    Pages 162-179
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 180-226

About this book

Introduction

Drawing on concepts in political economy, political ecology, justice theory, and critical development studies, the authors offer the first comprehensive, systematic exploration of the ways in which adaptation projects can produce unintended, undesirable results.

This work is on the Global Policy: Next Generation list of six key books for understanding the politics of global climate change.

Keywords

Climate policy climate change climate change adaptation adaptation adaptive capacity resilience natural disaster vulnerability political economy politics political ecology Climate Policy development ecology

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Aarhus UniversityDenmark
  2. 2.Science Policy Research UnitUniversity of SussexUK
  3. 3.Linköping UniversitySweden
  4. 4.Institute for Science, Innovation and SocietyOxford UniversityUK

About the authors

Dr. Benjamin K. Sovacool is Visiting Associate Professor at Vermont Law School, USA, where he manages the Energy Security and Justice Program at their Institute for Energy & the Environment. He works as a researcher and consultant on issues pertaining to renewable electricity generators and distributed generation, the politics of large-scale energy infrastructure, designing public policy to improve energy security and access to electricity, and building adaptive capacity to the consequences of climate change. He is the author, editor, co-author, or co-editor of 13 books on energy security and climate change issues in addition to hundreds of peer-reviewed academic studies.

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