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By Hiroshan Hettiarachchi, Reza Ardakanian

This publication elaborates how water, soil, and waste will be controlled in a nexus and the way this method may also help wrestle worldwide switch. as well as offering a quick account on nexus pondering and the way it will possibly support us take on concerns very important to the area group comparable to meals safety, the ebook provides the environmental source standpoint of 3 major facets of world switch: weather switch, urbanization, and inhabitants growth.

Taking as its element of departure the thematic discussions of the Dresden Nexus convention (DNC 2015) held in March 2015, the publication offers the views of a few concept leaders on how the nexus strategy may give a contribution to sustainable environmental source management.

The first bankruptcy presents an creation to the problems and consent of the publication. Chapters 2 and three concentrate on weather switch variation. Chapters four and five talk about the position of urbanization as a first-rate motive force of world swap. The final chapters of the publication current principles on how the nexus technique can be used to deal with inhabitants progress and elevated call for for resources.

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1 Flood risk reduction strategies 33 I. Keeping water away from people Flood defense Flood flow improvement and retention II. Keeping people and wealth away from water Flood risk prevention III. Being prepared to a flood occurrence Flood risk mitigation Flood preparation Flood recovery Risks associated with climate change are not caused by anthropogenic climate change alone but also by climate variability and by socioeconomic conditions and processes. Climate change is not the only risk; nonetheless, it is a significant risk.

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