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Climate Change and Policy - book release in April 2011

News from Feb 11, 2011

The volume Climate Change and Policy. The Calculability of Climate Change and the Challenge of Uncertainty, edited by Gabriele Gramelsberger and Johann Feichter, will be released by Springer in April 2011. The volume is generously supported by the Max Planck Institute of Meteorology Hamburg.


Content table

1 Introduction to the Volume by Johann Feichter, Hamburg and Gabriele Gramelsberger, Berlin

2 Modelling the Climate System – An Overview by Gabriele Gramelsberger, Berlin and Johann Feichter, Hamburg

3 Climate Simulation, Uncertainty, and Policy Advice - The Case of the IPCC by Arthur Petersen, Bilthoven

4 Dealing with Uncertainty – From climate research to integrated assessment of policy options by Hermann Held, Hamburg

5 Uncertainty in Climate Policy – Impacts on Market Mechanisms, by Alex Vasa, Berlin & Axel Michaelowa, Zurich

6 Insuring climate change – Managing political and economic uncertainties in flood management by Michael Huber, Bielefeld

7 Climate Science, Weather and Climate Engineering, and Scientific Objectivity by William R. Cotton, Colorado

8 Utilizing participatory scenario-based approaches to design proactive responses to climate change in the face of uncertainties by Livia Bizikova, Sarah Burch, John Robinson, Alison Shaw, Stephen Shepard, British Columbia

9 Image Politics – Picturing uncertainty. The role of images in climatology and climate policy by Birgit Schneider, Potsdam

10 Glossary and Abbreviations; 11 Authors; 12 Index


Information provided by Springer


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