Innovative Strategies and Frameworks in Climate Change Adaptation: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Innovative Strategies and Frameworks in Climate Change Adaptation: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Alexander G. Flor (University of the Philippines Open University, Philippines) and Benjamina Gonzalez Flor (University of the Philippines, Philippines)
Projected Release Date: November, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 180
ISBN13: 9781522527671|ISBN10: 1522527672|EISBN13: 9781522527688|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2767-1

Description

The changes the earth is currently undertaking has been at the forefront of scientific discourse in recent years. Humans as a species have needed to react to these changes and shift their behavior accordingly.

Innovative Strategies and Frameworks in Climate Change Adaptation: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a critical scholarly resource that examines the relationship between humans and the changing earth as well as the ways in which humans react to these shifts. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as neo-behaviorism, adaptation narrative, and taxonomy, this book is geared toward researchers, students, and academicians seeking current research on the human response to shifting conditions on the earth.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Adaptation Narrative
  • Benchmarking Tool
  • Current Climate Change Discourse
  • Neo-Behaviorism
  • Neo-Positivism
  • Quasi-Experimental M&E Tool
  • Taxonomy

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Alexander G. Flor is a UP Scientist, Full Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Information and Communication Studies, University of the Philippines (Open University). He holds the One UP Professorial Chair on Knowledge Management (KM4D), serves as Senior Research and Extension Fellow of the UP Resilience Institute, and coordinates the UPOU Doctor of Communication program. Formerly Vice Chancellor for research and development, he was the first Chair of the Commission on Higher Education-Technical Committee on Alternative Learning Systems. He was Research Fellow at the East West Center Institute of Culture and Communication, Honolulu, under the Fulbright-PAEF program (1989-1991). For the past 35 years, Professor Flor has been engaged as technical adviser to international development assistance undertakings in 16 countries.
Benjamina Gonzalez-Flor is an Associate Professor of Development Communication, University of the Philippines Los Baños. She concurrently serves as Director of the UPLB Learning Resource Center and Chair of the Master of Development Communication Program of the UP Open University. Prior to joining the academe, she was chief of the Monitoring and Evaluation Division of the Commission on Higher Education under the Office of the President of the Philippines. Dr Flor has been engaged as program coordinator of the AusAID-funded Philippines-Australia Short Term Training Program and team leader in World Bank projects in Pakistan, Lao PDR and the Philippines, the most recent being the Technical Assistance for Baseline Studies under the Philippine Climate Change Adaptation Project.