CIPRA representatives:

Personal tools

  Search filter  

News

Publication: mountains and climate change

Mountains and Climate Change: The publication contains recommendations for sustainable mountain development.

Mountains and Climate Change: The publication contains recommendations for sustainable mountain development.

The English-language Mountains and Climate Change was published recently and focused on mountains around the world and the effects of climate change. It documents the latest findings on climate change in the mountains of the world and its impact on water, glaciers, natural hazards, biodiversity, food security and migration.
The document also contains a series of recommendations for sustainable mountain development. The Alps specifically are addressed in the chapters on Water, Glaciers and Hazards.
The publication, which was officially presented at the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, was published by the CDE (Centre for Development and Environment) at the University of Bern/CH together with the SDC (Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation).
It can be downloaded from the following link: www.cde.unibe.ch/userfiles/Fullversion_low (en)
Publication: Kohler T. and Maselli D. (eds) 2009. Mountains and Climate Change - From Understanding to Action. Published by Geographica Bernensia with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), and an international team of contributors. Bern. ISBN: 978-3-905835-16-8.