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On the (im-)possibilities of defining human climate thresholds
(Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2007-02-19)
The aim of this study is to explore the way climate creates thresholds within society. Both human physiology and the human mind determine when and where climate can trigger and influence human activities. By presenting a ...
Farmer’s Adaptation to Global Warming in Punjab
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
The global warming discourse has mainly focused on how to prevent global warming by trying to pin-point which countries should take most of the responsibility to stop or reduce the possible effects of global warming. We ...
Contrasting climate variability and meteorological drought with perceived drought and climate change in northern Ethiopia
The rationale of this paper is to investigate peoples’ perception of climate variability, climate change and drought frequency and compare it with measurements of rainfall variability and anomalies in northern Ethiopia. ...
Farming Flexibility in Mustang, Nepal. Potentialities and constraints under conditions of climate change
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05)
Climate change is projected to involve rising average temperatures and more rapid melting of ice and snow in the Himalaya. Increased seasonality in river discharge and substantial reductions in regional food production ...
Land-use change under a warming climate facilitated upslope expansion of Himalayan silver fir (Abies spectabilis (D. Don) Spach)
Global warming is triggering some species to shift towards the poles or higher elevations, but spatial translocation is also influenced by land-use regime or intensity. The Himalayan climate is getting warmer and land use ...