Floating Houses and Mosquito Nets: Emerging Climate Change Adaptation Strategies Around the World
This study, compiled by Meister Consultants Group, Inc., analyzes examples of climate change adaptation strategies and measures from around the world. By highlighting adaptation efforts in 16 countries across the globe the study shows how adaptation strategies can be successful. The featured case studies are from developing and emerging countries such as Bangladesh, Tanzania and Brazil, and are also from industrialized countries such as Great Britain, Netherlands, Switzerland Australia. As mentioned in Dr. Mojib Latif's preface, "[t]he great variety of examples and the identification of factors for a successful policy are helpful guidelines for all who are active in the climate sector" (Floating Houses and Mosquito Nets, 2009, p. 3).
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