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National climate change policies and sustainable water management: Conflicts and synergies

Pittock, James

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Even in the absence of climate change, freshwater ecosystems and the resources they provide for people are under great pressure because of increasing demand for water and declines in water quality. The imminent onset of climate change will exacerbate these impacts, placing even greater pressure on already stressed resources and regions. A plethora of national climate change policies have been adopted that emphasize structural adjustment in the energy sector and increasing carbon sinks. To date,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70145
Source: Ecology and Society

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