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Risk and Uncertainty in Oil Sands Upland Reclamation: Best Management Practices within the Context of Climate ChangeDownload
The focus of most climate change impact studies to date is on changes related to mean climate conditions. In terms of climate model output, these changes are more robust than changes in climate variability, the latter of which has considerably greater uncertainty. By concentrating on climate...
The Anthropocene, the idea that modern humans have the capability to change the environment on geological scales, has grown to prominence as a fashionable method of framing human-driven climate change. Popular across academic disciplines, the Anthropocene has also inspired debates within the...
Climate change is posing a major challenge to our environment and economy. Climate change is considered to be more intense for northern regions including Alberta, Canada. Adapting to climate change is essential to mitigate the negative impacts and maintain prosperity for society. However, the...
The Implications of Globalization and Environmental Changes for Smallholder Peasants: The Bangladesh CaseDownload
The objective of this dissertation is to examine the socio-ecological implications of environmental changes and globalization for smallholder agrarian communities in Bangladesh. Drawing on concepts from agrarian political economy, Marxist geography and environmental sociology, this dissertation...
Although the IPCC can be credited with significant efforts to bridge communication between scientist and policy makers, there is still a noticeable discrepancy between the scientific consensus and public perception of the existence and causes of climate change that hamper the implementation of...