Climate change and human security: The challenge to local governance under rapid coastal urbanization

Michael R. Redclift, David Manuel-Navarrete, Mark Pelling

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Abstract

The challenge presented by climate change is, by its nature, global. The populations of the Mexican Caribbean, the focus of this book, are faced by everyday decisions not unlike those in the urban North. The difference is that for the people of the Mexican Caribbean evidence of the effects of climate change, including hurricanes, is very familiar to them. This important study documents the choices and risks of people who are powerless to change the economic development model which is itself forcing climate change.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
ISBN (Print)9781848443723
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)

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