Climate Change and the Sustainable Management of Water Resources.
Educating for Sustainable Consumption as a Response to the Global Water Crisis: An Investigation of an Embedded Learning Approach
Patterns of consumption are considered as a main driver of climate change. Consequently, the promotion of sustainable consumption features prominently on the international agenda. Education and educational organizations are considered a key instrument to contribute to a more sustainable socialization of youth consumers. Surprisingly, in light of the importance accredited to education for the promotion of sustainable consumption, specifications of educational organizations′ potential contributions remain vague and empirical research on school efforts to engage students with the notion of sustainable consumption incomprehensive and rare. The paper synthesizes conceptual contributions to the discussion of education for sustainable consumption and proposes an approach to an embedded consumer learning that blends formal and informal learning methods. In the empirical study presented, qualitative research was conducted to explore the effects of curricular and action-based education on vocational school home economics students′ perceptions of and relations to sustainable consumption. The findings suggest that while the school′s educational methods exert an influence on students′ awareness, attitudes and behavioural intentions, these only have loose implications for self-reported consumer behaviour. Also, curricular methods that students are exposed to prefer certain issues such as health and environment over others such as social and cultural aspects. Drawing on the findings of the study, implications are drawn for a more holistic approach to education for sustainable consumption in schools that accounts for both rich thematic contexts and formal and informal learning processes, seeking to better align consumption-related educational theory and practice.
Part I1 Climate Change Impacts on Green Water Fluxes in the Eastern Mediterranean
Ibrahim M. Oroud2 Stormwater Reuse via Aquifer Storage and Recovery: Risk Assessment for Sandy Aquifers
Anke Steinel3 Hydrologic Balance of Citarum Watershed under Current and Future Climate
Rizaldi Boer, Bambang Dwi Dasanto, Perdinan and Delon Marthinus4 Towards a Database for an Information Management System on Climate Change: An Online Resource
V. Ramani Bai, S. Mohan and Reza Kabiri5 Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Evapotranspiration and Soil Salinization.
Mohammad Hassan Rahimian and Samaneh Poormohammadi Part II6 The South African Water Sector: On its Way Towards Adaptive Water Governance ?
Elke Herrfahrdt-Pähle7 Increase in Port Downtime and Damage in Vietnam Due To a Potential Increase in Tropical Cyclone Intensity
Miguel Esteban, Nguyen Danh Thao, Hiroshi Takagi and Tomoya Shibayama8 Hydro-Economic Analysis for Water Resources Management in a Changing Climate
David Corderi Novoa9 Climate Change and Water Resource Availability: What to Do ?
Eugenia Aloj, Mariagrazia De Castro, Michela Totàro and Anna Zollo10 Adaptations to Climate Change and Variability Among Smallholder Farmers in Tanzania
Stephen Justice Nindi and David Gongwe Mhando11 ′′Greening′′ Integrated Water Resources Management Policies for Tackling Climate Change Impacts: A Call for Sustainable Development.
Nazmul Huq and Jean Hugé12 Urbanization and Flood Vulnerability in a Peri-Urban Neighbourhood of Dakar, Senegal: How can Participatory GIS Contribute to Flood Management?
Audrey Maheu13 Vulnerability of Andean Communities to Climate Variability and Climate Change.
Harry Diaz, Rosa Garay-Fluhmann, Julia McDowell, Elma Montaña, Bernardo Reyes and Sonia Salas14 Water Management Issues in Southern Tunisia Under a Climate Change Context
Nizar Omrani and Dieter Burger15 Climate Change and its Impacts on the Livelihoods of the Vulnerable People in the Southwestern Coastal Zone in Bangladesh .
Md. Afjal Hossain, Md. Imran Reza, Sania Rahman and Imrul Kayes16 Conservation and Management of Water Resources for Livelihood Sustainability in Mountainous Regions of Uttarakhand, India.
Anil Kumar17 Ports and Climate Change: Building Skills in Climate Change Adaptation, Australia.
Melissa Nursey-Bray and Tony Miller18 Preliminary Report on the Socioecology of Rural Groundwater Markets in the Gingee Watershed.
Susan Varughese and K. V. Devi Prasad19 Impact of Climate Change on Water Supply and Food Security in Seraro District, Southern Ethiopia
Fikadu Reta Alemayehu20 Climate Change and Rural Water Supply Planning in Nigeria
Salisu Lawal Halliru and Da′u Abba Umar21 Impact of Climate Change in Bangladesh: Water Logging at South-West Coast
Md. Moniruzzaman Part III22 Characterizing Adaptive Capacity in Water Governance Arrangements in the Context of Extreme Events
Margot Hill23 The Contribution of Rural Development Programmes in Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Italy.
Rocío Dánica Cóndor, Marina Vitullo, Domenico Gaudioso and Marina Colaiezzi24 ′′Climate Proofing′′ Water Resources Development Policy: The Evidence from Bangladesh.
Nazmul Huq, Zakir Hossain, Rashedul Hasan and Al Mamun Azad25 Developing an Environmental Sustainability Toolkit to Integrate Climate Change Issues in Development Cooperation
Tom Waas and Jean Hugé26 Spatio-Temporal Variation of Drought Severity in theSudano-Sahelian Region of Nigeria: Implications for Policies on Water Management
Maruf Sanni, Theophilus Odeyemi Odekunle and Francis Adeyinka Adesina27 Climate Change and Sustainable Management of Water Resources
Golda A. Edwin and G. Poyyamoli28 Problems of Water Resources Management in the Drainage Basin of Lake Balkhash with Respect to Political Development
Pavel Propastin29 Saline Irrigation Management for Sustainable Use
Medhat Mekhail Tawfik, M. A. Ahmed, Amany A. Bahr, M. F. El Karamany and M. S. Zeidan30 Modelling of Water Cycle Processes
Viktor Batyreu and Siarhei Zenchanka31 Bridging the Communication Gap: An Exploration of the Climate Science–Water Management Interface
Katinka Lund Waagsaether and Gina Ziervogel32 Influences of Public Ecological Awareness and Price on Potable Water Consumption in Geneva
Giuseppe Catenazzo, Jennifer D′Urso, Emmanuel Fragnière and Jean Tuberosa33 Sustainable Development Through Pathways of Mitigation and Adaptation to Offset Adverse Climate Change Impacts
A. N. Sarkar Part IV34 Activity-Based Water Resources and Climate Change Education Among School Students in Puducherry
R. Alexandar and G. Poyyamoli35 Water Resources Management in the Peruvian Andes: Participatory Adaptive Measures to Climate Change
Rebecca Clements and Juan Torres36 Community-Level Environmental and Climate Change Adaptation Initiatives in Nawalparasi, Nepal
Eloise M. Biggs, Gary R. Watmough and Craig W. Hutton37 Multifunctional Land Use in Urban Spaces to Adapt Urban Infrastructure
Marko Siekmann, Nina Vomberg, Michael Mirgartz, Johannes Pinnekamp and Sarah Mühle38 Integrated Industrial Water Management as a Tool for Mitigating Climate Change
Rasmi Patnaik and Gopalsamy Poyyamoli39 Unjust Water: An Investigation of the Drinking Water Situation in Argentina
Sonja Maria Geiger and Natalia Salvático40 Socio-Environmental Evaluation of Drip Irrigation System Implementation as a Climate Change Adaptation Measure Within the N′hambita Community Carbon Project Area, Mozambique
Jelena Barbir and Walter Leal41 Social Learning Through Local Water Governance Institutions
Margot Hurlbert42 These are Our Water Pipes—Sand Dams, Women and Donkeys: Dealing with Water Scarcity in Kenya′s Arid and Semi-Arid Lands
Abigail Cruickshank and Velma I. Grover43 Urban Rainwater Management Using the Aquifer for Storage as One Measure to Confront Changed Water Availability
Reinhard Marth and Leonel González González44 Educating for Sustainable Consumption as a Response to the Global Water Crisis: An Investigation of an Embedded Learning Approach.
Daniel Fischer and Eva Freund45 Achieving Sustainable Wastewater and Organic Solid Waste Management Taking Advantage of the Clean Development Mechanism
Sören Rüd and Reinhard Marth46 Local Wisdom of Danowudu Community in Preserving Forest as a Water Source for the City of Bitung
Trina E. Tallei and Saroyo Sumarto47 Education in Global Climate Change at a Botanical Garden: Students′ Perceptions and Inquiry-Based Learning
Daniela Sellmann and Franz X. Bogner48 The Climate Change Challenge for the Urban Environment: The Use of an Integrated Management System
Esther Kreutz and Kirsi-Marja Lonkila About the Authors.