A Short Guide to Climate Change Risk (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
232
Utgivningsdatum
2015-01-02
Upplaga
New ed
Förlag
Ashgate Publishing Limited
Illustrationer
Includes 35 b&w illustrations
Dimensioner
216 x 140 x 12 mm
Vikt
272 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
22:B&W 5.5 x 8.5 in or 216 x 140 mm (Demy 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9781409453529
A Short Guide to Climate Change Risk (häftad)

A Short Guide to Climate Change Risk

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Climate change poses a risk to business operations and to markets, and a poor business response to this risk can lead to reputational damage, or worse. At the same time, climate change can bring opportunities for some businesses. In this addition to Gower's series of Short Guides to Business Risk, Professor Arnell, one of the world's leading experts in the field, reviews this critical area of risk posed to businesses and other organisations by climate change and considers how they can respond to this threat. A Short Guide to Climate Change Risk focuses on the impacts and consequences of climate change rather than on business use of energy or business and 'sustainability' issues. The author examines the advantages and disadvantages of different approaches to addressing these risks, with international case study examples. With chapters on the nature, science and politics of climate change, on the assessment and management of climate change risks, and recommendations for incorporating climate change risks into a Company Risk Management System, this concise guide serves the needs of business students and practitioners across a wide range of sectors, public and private.
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'Covering the nature, science, politics, assessment and management of climate change risks, this book is aimed at those who need to know about it as a strategic and operational risk.' CIR (Continuity, Insurance & Risk) magazine, March 2015 'Professor Arnell, the author of the book, absolutely succeeds in providing an accessible summary of the basics and the effects of the vast and complex climate change issue. ... The book is an excellent addition to the Gower Short guides to business risks series, which is particularly useful for business and environmental managers, students and practitioners across a wide range of sectors, public and private. Warmly recommended.' International Journal of Environment and Pollution, vol. 57, no. 1/2, 2015

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Nigel Arnell is the Director of the Walker Institute at the University of Reading, and Professor of Climate System Science in the Department of Meteorology. He was formerly Professor of Geography and Head of the School of Geography at the University of Southampton. He trained as a geographer and has worked as a hydrologist. Professor Arnell has been researching the impacts of climate change for over 20 years and he helped develop methods used in the UK for assessing climate change impacts on water supply companies. He has close working relationships with companies in a number of business sectors and with UK and other government departments and agencies. Professor Arnell has contributed to all the assessment reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) since 1995.

Innehållsförteckning

Contents: Climate change as a business risk; The science of climate change; The consequences of climate change; The politics of climate change: the regulatory context; Assessing climate change risks and opportunities; Coping with the risks of climate change; An overview; Index.