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Erisman, J.W., G. Brasseur, P. Ciais, N.J.M. van Eekeren, T.L. Theis. 2015. Global change: Put people at the centre of global risk management. Nature. 519:151-153.

Aantal pagina's: 3

DOI: 10.1038/519151a

Soort document: Journal Article

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Meer over auteurs/freelancers verbonden aan het LBI :
Dr. Ir. Nick J.M. van Eekeren;
Prof. Dr. Ing. J. W. Erisman


Taal van het document: Engels

Title in English: Global change: Put people at the centre of global risk management

Abstract / summary in English:

An individual focus is needed to assess interconnected threats and build resilience worldwide, urge Jan Willem Erisman and colleagues.

Globalization is changing the nature of risk. Natural and social systems — from climate to energy, food, water and economies — are tightly coupled. Abrupt changes in one have a domino effect on others. Floods in Thailand in 2010, for example, led to a global shortage of computer hard disks as a result of factories closing, as well as more than US$330 million in damage and around 250 deaths.


Keywords in English: global change, climate, energy, food, water, economies,
Global change: Put people at the centre of global risk management