CR Special 5
Climate Research Vol. 11, No. 1 (1998)
Regional assessments of climate change and policy implications
Publication date: December 17, 1998
Co-edited by Laurence S. Kalkstein, Brent M. Yarnal, and Joel D. Scheraga
With the increasing interest in regional-scale impacts of climate change, this CR SPECIAL includes the work of leading scientists who have studied how climate change might impact particularly vulnerable regions around the world. Key topics include those which have been identified as particularly sensitive in a warmer world, and include: impacts on river basins, agricultural problems, forestry issues, regional health impacts, sea level rise implications, and others. With the upcoming development of the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the messages contained within this issue are most timely.
CR 11:1-3 Full article in pdf format
Nicholls RJ, Mimura N
Regional issues raised by sea-level rise and their policy implications
Adams RM, Hurd BH, Lenhart S, Leary N
Effects of global climate change on world agriculture: an interpretive review
Woodward A, Hales S, Weinstein P
Climate change and human health in the Asia Pacific region: who will be most vulnerable?
The potential effects of climate change on U.S. forests: a review
Desertification and climate change--the Australian perspective
Integrated regional assessment and climate change impacts in river basins
Bord RJ, Fisher A, O'Connor RE
Public perceptions of global warming: United States and internation perspectives
Scheraga JD, Grambsch AE
Risks, opportunities and adaptation to climate change
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