CHAPTER 1

Climate Change Management: Perspectives from Some Industries in the Context of Asia

Huong Ha and Hui Shan Loh

Introduction

The recent report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the assessment of climate change impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability explains that changes in climate have not only affected the natural and human systems across the countries in all continents, but they have also disturbed the socio-economic development (IPCC 2007, 2014a, b; Kim and Lim 2016). It has been noted that environmental degradation, environmental disasters, and climate change impact have gone beyond the control of any single country or any governance approach. Also, the current governance mechanisms have not yielded anticipated ...

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