What is it about?

This book is free to read at the link below. It is about how we can build ‘resilience’ to the threats brought on by climate change. ‘Resilience’ means how well we can cope with, and recover from, the effects of climate change. The book explains how to make sense of information about climate change. It includes examples of how four African countries are managing the risks of climate change. These include putting early warning systems in place, or planning urban development differently.

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Why is it important?

KEY TAKEAWAY: Coping with climate change involves making difficult decisions. We have to balance different priorities. We need to get better at gathering and using information. This book provides some helpful techniques. This research relates to the following Sustainable Development Goals: • SDG 13: Climate Action • SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

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This page is a summary of: Climate Risk in Africa, January 2021, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-61160-6.
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