Hemant Ojha, Nicholas Schofield, Jeff Camkin

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This chapter introduces the scope, the approach and focus of the book, which aims to deepen our understanding of how various sub-regions and localities in the Asia-Pacific region are facing the intensifying impact of climate change. This chapter clarifies our interdisciplinary and practice-oriented approach to understanding and tackling questions around risk experience and responses. The chapter clarifies our focus on local socio-ecological zones as the main basis for analysing and responding to risks. It also provides a brief introduction to the following chapters, which capture stories about recent attempts to assess, understand, and respond to climate risks to water security in different socio-ecological zones and basins in the Asia-Pacific region.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClimate Risks to Water Security
Subtitle of host publicationFraming Effective Response in Asia and the Pacific
EditorsHemant Ojha, Nicholas Schofield, Jeff Camkin
Place of PublicationPalgrave Macmillan, Cham
PublisherSpringer Nature Switzerland AG
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-031-16648-8
ISBN (Print)978-3-031-16647-1
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jan 2023

Publication series

NamePalgrave Studies in Climate Resilient Societies
PublisherSpringer Nature Switzerland


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