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Natural Resource System Challenge: Climate Change, Human Systems and Policy

Edited by : Antoaneta Yotova,

Department of Atmosphere and Hydrosphere Composition, National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Bulgaria


1. History, Status, and Prediction of Global Climate Change

Caspar Ammann, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Climate and Global Dynamics Division, USA

Anne Waple, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA

Climate Changes and Their Influence on the Course of Human History

George Koppany, Department of Climatology and Landscape Ecology, University of Szeged, Hungary

History of Biosphere Changes Due to the Climate

Gennady Viktorovitch Menzhulin, Center for International Environmental Cooperation(INENCO), Russian Academy of Sciences (Center INENCO), Russia

Anthropogenic Climate Influences

Constanta Emilia Boroneant, National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Romania

Physical Models of Global Climate Change

Michael Hantel, Institute for Meteorology and Geophysics (IMG), University of Vienna, Austria

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Bert Bolin, Department of Meteorology, Stockholm University, Sweden

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC) and Conference of Parties (COP)

Hermann E. Ott, Wuppertal Institute of Climate, Environment and Energy, Germany


2. Potential Large-scale Effects of Global Warming

Sinyan Shen, The Global Warming International Center ( GWIC ), USA

Effects of Global Warming on Vegetation and Land Use

Nickolay Vadimovich Belotelov, Center Ecology and Forest Productivity, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Effects of Global Warming on the World's Biomass

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Effects of Global Warming on Rangeland and Degraded Lands

Eric Onyango Odada, Department of Geology, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Shem Oyoo Wandiga, Kenya National Academy of Sciences (KNAS), Kenya

Effects of Global Warming on Wetlands

J.O. Ayoade, Department of Geography, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

The Effects of Global Warming on Mountains

Martin Beniston, Geosciences Department, Physical Geography and Environmental Physics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Effects of Global Warming on Forests

Ian D. Campbell, Fire Research and Criteria & Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management, Canadian Forest

Service(CFS), Natural Resources Canada, Canada

Mike Apps, Canadian Forest Service(CFS), Natural Resources Canada, Canada

C. Campbell, Canadian Forest Service(CFS), Natural Resources Canada, Canada

Effects of Climate Change on Air and Ocean Currents

Sergey K. Gulev, P.P Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Effects of Global Warming on Terrestrial Biodiversity

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Effects of Global Warming on Marine Ecosystems

Gennady Grigorievich Matishov, Murmansk Marine Biological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Kola

Scientific Center, Russia

Effects of Global Warming on Water Resources and Supplies

Bela Novaky, Department of Water Management, Godollo Agricultural University, Hungary

Effects of Global Warming on Environmental Pollution

Bo L. B. Wiman, Environmental Science Section, Natural Resources Management Research Unit, Department of

Biology & Environmental Science, Kalmar University, Sweden


3.Public Perceptions Toward Global Climate Change

Ragnar Lofstedt, Center for Environmental Strategy, University of Surrey, UK

Effects of Global Warming on Human Health

Alistair Woodward, Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand

Simon Hales, Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand

Global Warming, Poverty, and Ethical Issues

Joanne Bauer, Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, USA

Effects of Global Warming on Human Cultural Diversity

Marie D. Hoff, Catholic Charities of Idaho, USA

Global Warming and Human Migration

Hermen J. Ketel, KETEL s.a.r.l. Sustainable Development Advice, France

The Implications of Global Warming for Energy Production and Consumption

Karina Garbesi, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, California State University, Hayward, USA

Climate Change and Agriculture

Richard M. Adams, Department of Agricultural and Resources Economics, Oregon State University, USA

Brian H. Hurd, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, New Mexico State University, USA

Effects of Global Warming on Tourism

Tanja Cegnar, Hydrometeorological Institute of Slovenia, Slovenia


4. Effects of Potential Sea-Level Rises

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Effects of Sea-Level Rise on Intertidal Areas

David D. Aubrey, USA

Effects of Sea-Level Rise on Low-lying Coastal Land

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Effects of Sea-Level Rise on Coastal Cities and Residential Areas

Roland P. Paskoff, Lumiere University, France

Effects of Sea-Level Rise on Industry

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Effects of Sea-Level Rise on Coastal Wetlands

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Effects of Sea-Level Rise on Coral Reefs

S. Peevor, Department of Geographical and Environmental Studies, University of Adelaide, Australia

Jan Carey, Department of Geographical and Environmental Studies, University of Adelaide, Australia

Effects of Sea-Level Rise on Small Island States

Sachooda Ragoonaden, Mauritius Meteorological Services, Mauritius


5. Economics of Potential Climate Change

Ekko C. van Ierland, Environmental Economics Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Marcel G. Klaassen, Environmental Economics Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Judit A. Szonyi, Environmental Economics Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Economic Implications of Climate Change for Agriculture

W. Neil Adger, School of Environmental Sciences and CSERGE, University of East Anglia, UK

Cost Implications for Forestry

Birger Solberg, Department of Forest Sciences, Section Resource Economics and Planning, Agricultural University of Norway, Norway

The Cost Implications(of Potential Global Change) for Industry

Paul Ekins, School of Politics, International Relations and the Environment, Department of Environmental Social Sciences, Keele University, UK

Cost Implications for Fisheries

Brian Shuter, Aquatic Ecology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Canada

Cost Implications for Water Supplies

Stephen Cohen, Sustainable Development Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Canada

Cost Implications for Energy Production

John M. Callaway, UNEP Collaborating Center on Energy and Environment, Riso National Laboratory, Denmark

Cost Implications for Human Health

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Cost Implications of Storms, Floods, and Droughts

Alexander A. Olsthoorn, Institute of Environmental Studies, Vrije University, The Netherlands

Richard S.J. Tol, Institute of Environmental Studies, Vrije University, The Netherlands

Sharing the Costs of Climate Change

Christiaan Vrolijk, Energy and Environment Programme, The Royal Institute for International Affairs, UK

Michael Grubb, Environmental Policy and Management Group, TH Huxley School of Environment, Earth Sciences

and Engineering, Centre for Environmental Technology (ICCET), Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, UK


6. Response Strategies for Stabilization of Atmospheric Composition

R. Alexander Roehrl, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis(IIASA), Austria

International Policy and Collaboration to Combat Global Climate Change

Detlef F. Sprinz, Global Change and Social Systems Department, PIK-Postdam Institute of Climate Impact  Research, Germany

Implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Chad W. Carpenter, International Institute for Suatainable Development, USA

Energy Policies for CO2 Emission Reduction

Valentina Dinica, Center for Clean Technology and Environmental Policy, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Energy Efficiency and the Switch to Renewable Energy Resources

Jorgen S. Norgard, Department of Buildings and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Methane Emission Reduction and World Food Supply

M. V. K. Sivakumar, Agricultural Meteorology Division, World Climate Programme Department, World Meteorological Organization, Switzerland

Nitrous Oxide Emission Reduction and Agriculture

Arvin Ray Mosier, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, USA

John Raymond Freney, Division of Plant Industry, CSIRO, Australia

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and their Substitutes

John T. McMullan, Energy Research Center, School of Environmental Studies, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK

Forestation, and Reduction of Deforestation

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7. Policy Framework and Systems Management of Global Climate Change

Minh Ha-Duong, Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le Dйveloppement, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique et Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Jean-Charles Hourcade, Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le Dйveloppement, Centre

National de la Recherche Scientifique et Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Climate Change Assessments

Anne Mette K. Joergensen, Danish Meteorological Institute, Denmark

Decision Making and Policy Frameworks for Addressing Climate Change

Peter L. Read, Economics Department, Vrije University, New Zealand

Economic and Policy Models for Climate Change: The DICE Model as an Example

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Climate Engineering: Concepts, Examples and Risks

Bo L. B. Wiman, Environmental Science Section, Natural Resources Management Research Unit, Department of

Biology & Environmental Science, Kalmar University, Sweden

CO2-Mitigation and Adaptation Options

Christian Azar, Department of Physical Resource Theory, Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg University, Sweden

Using Emissions Trading to Regulate Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

ZhongXiang Zhang, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Economics, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Definition, Development, and Deployment of Tradable Permits

Benito Müller, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, UK

Precedents and Economic Implications of Tradable Permits

Andries Nentjes, Department of Economics and Public Finance, Faculty of Law, Groningen University, The Netherlands

Emission Reduction Target Setting Issues

Henrik Meyer, UNEP Center for Energy and Environment, Riso National Laboratory, Denmark

What Do We Know About Carbon Taxes? An Inquiry into their Impacts on Competitiveness and Distribution of Income

ZhongXiang Zhang, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Economics, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Andrea Baranzini, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Geneva & Scuola Universitaria

Professionale della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland

Equity and Social Considerations of Anthropogenic Climate Change

Lasse Ringius, UNEP Collaborated Centre on Energy and Environment, Risoe National Laboratory, Denmark

Discounting, Equity and Cost Benefit Analysis

Hans Asbjorn Aaheim, Center for International Climate and Energy Research-Oslo (CICERO), University of Oslo, Norway

Generic Assessment of the Costs of Response Strategies

Kirsten Halsnaes, UNEP Collaborating Center on Energy and Environment, Riso National Laboratory, Denmark

Integrated Assessment of Policy Instruments to Combat Climate Change

Hans Asbjorn Aaheim, Center for International Climate and Energy Research-Oslo (CICERO), University of Oslo, Norway


 

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