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News New publication "Challenges and Solutions for Climate Change"

We have the pleasure to inform you about the book CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE that we, Wytze van der Gaast (JIN, the Netherlands) and Katherine G. Begg (University of Edinburgh, Scotland), have written and which has now been published by Springer.
In the book, we explain how climate change and sustainable development have increasingly become interlinked and how this leads to the following five challenges:1. To place climate negotiations in the wider context of sustainability, equity and social change so that development benefits can be maximized at the same time as decreasing GHG emissions.2. To select technologies or measures for climate change mitigation and adaptation based on countries' sustainable development and climate goals.3. To create low GHG emission and climate resilient strategies and action plans in order to accelerate innovation for sustainable development and climate goals on the scale and timescale required within countries.4. To rationalize the current directions in international climate policy making in order to provide coherent and efficient support to developing countries in devising and implementing strategies and action plans for low emission technology transfers to deliver climate and sustainable development goals.5. To facilitate development of an international framework for financial resources in order to support technology development and transfer, improve enabling environments for innovation, address equity issues such as poor people's energy access, and make implementation of activities possible at the desired scale within the country.
The book's website can be visited at the following address:

Contact information Wytze van der Gaast and Katie Begg (email: ;
News type Inbrief
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Source of information SpringerLink
Keyword(s) Climate change
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News date 26/06/2012
Working language(s) ENGLISH