This introductory chapter provides a brief summary of the main aims of the book. We also provide an overview of the structure of the volume as a whole and the main points of each chapter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationClimate Change and Its Impacts
Subtitle of host publicationRisks and Inequalities
EditorsColleen Murphy, Paolo Gardoni, Robert McKim
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9783319775449
ISBN (Print)9783319775432
StatePublished - 2018

Publication series

NameClimate Change Management
ISSN (Print)1610-2002
ISSN (Electronic)1610-2010



  • climate change management
  • environmental risk
  • climate justice
  • resilience
  • natural hazards
  • Paris agreement
  • mitigation
  • adaptation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Global and Planetary Change
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
  • Ecology

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Murphy, C., Gardoni, P., & McKim, R. J. (2018). Risks and Values: New and Interconnected Challenges of Climate Change. In C. Murphy, P. Gardoni, & R. McKim (Eds.), Climate Change and Its Impacts: Risks and Inequalities (pp. 3-11). (Climate Change Management). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77544-9_1