Role of Culture and Religion in Climate Risk Adaptation
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Climate change is one of the biggest risks facing mankind. Changes in climate conditions are known to impact societies in a number of ways. This includes physical, psychological and emotional aspects. In addition to these, climate change has profound impacts on some cultures, forcing changes to individual's daily routine. Conversely, cultural beliefs, values and religion influence how individuals address climate change adaptation decisions. Using a mixed methodology, this working paper explores the role of culture and religion influencing climate adaptation among Maldivians.
CAUTHE 2014 – 24th CAUTHE conference: Tourism and Hospitality in the Contemporary World: Trends, Changes and Complexity
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