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TitleManaging the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaption
Author special report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ; edited by Christopher B. Field ... [et al.]
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, c2012
Descript x, 582 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 28 cm


Extreme weather and climate events, interacting with exposed and vulnerable human and natural systems, can lead to disasters. This Special Report explores the social as well as physical dimensions of weather- and climate-related disasters, considering opportunities for managing risks at local to international scales. SREX was approved and accepted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on 18 November 2011 in Kampala, Uganda


Climate change: new dimensions in disaster risk, exposure,l vulnerability, and resilience -- Determinants of risk: exposure and vulnerability -- Changes in climate extremes and their impacts on the natural physical environment -- Changes in impacts of climate extremes: human systems and ecosystems -- Managing the risks from climate extremes at the local level -- National systems for managing the risks from climate extremes and disasters -- Managing th risks: international level and integration across scales -- Toward a sustainable and resilient future

Climate change mitigation Climatic changes -- Risk management Natural disasters -- Planning Global warming Emergency management

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