Glacier Retreat: Reviewing the Limits of Human Adaptation to Climate Change

@article{Orlove2009GlacierRR,
  title={Glacier Retreat: Reviewing the Limits of Human Adaptation to Climate Change},
  author={B. Orlove},
  journal={Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development},
  year={2009},
  volume={51},
  pages={22 - 34}
}
  • B. Orlove
  • Published 2009
  • History
  • Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development
  • (From the introduction) More than many other consequences of climate change, glacier retreat also is easily understood: temperatures warm, and ice melts. The negative consequences of glacier retreat for important issues — water resources, natural hazards, and landscapes — are also straightforward and clear, and significant agreement between expert and lay opinion on its existence, nature, and impacts makes glacier retreat an area of overlap between the views of the scientific community and the… CONTINUE READING
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