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  • Russia's declining oil production : managing price risk and rent addiction
  • Market ; Oil ; Price ; Production ; Risk ; Russia
  • Russia's oil industry : risk aversion in a risk-prone environment
  • Energy reserve ; Exploration ; Industry ; Investment ; Oil industry ; Production ; Risk management ; Russia
  • Micro-political and related barriers to stakeholder engagement in flood risk management
  • Decision making process ; Enquiry ; Flood ; Participation ; Policy ; Risk management ; Taiwan
  • The paper makes a critique about existing ideas about the barriers to stakeholder engaement in flood risk management and elsewhere, and by using a case study from Taiwan. Using in-depth interviews, the AA. find that failure to acknowledge and take
  • When flood risk transforms a territory : the Lully effect
  • Catastrophe ; Flood ; Genève ; Inundation ; Management ; Preventive measure ; Risk ; Switzerland ; Vaud
  • Drawing on a study of floods in Lully, Geneva, the AA. describe the plural dimensions of flood risk and extend the conventional understanding of risk. They analyse the dynamics of risk beyond the immediate phenomenon, through time and space
  • Urban flood risk and hydrology
  • Europe ; Flood ; Hungary ; Inundation ; Natural hazards ; Risk management ; Urban area ; Vulnerability ; Water cycle ; Water management
  • the process of urban flood risk management. The central concept of this paper is to represent how it is possible to manage collectively the different aspects of the urban flood risk, and to demonstrate the successful management with them.
  • Natural and imposed injustices : the challenges in implementing 'fair' flood risk management policy in England
  • Critical perspectives on integrated water management
  • England ; Flood ; Flood control ; Management ; Policy ; Risk ; Social justice ; United Kingdom
  • Earthquake risk management pilot project in Quito, Ecuador
  • Urban hazards and risks; consequences of large eruptions and earthquakes
  • An earthquake risk management project was conducted in Quito (Ecuador), consisting of evaluating the consequences of destructive earthquakes on the city. After choosing seismogenic sources that can affect the city, on historical and seismotectonics
  • . Finally, recommendations for managing Quito's earthquake risk were formulated by a group of Ecuadorian and international specialists.
  • Adapting to flood risk under climate change
  • Adaptation ; Australia ; Climatic change ; Flood ; Inundation ; Natural hazards ; Northern Territory ; Risk management ; Society-environment relationship ; Victoria ; Vulnerability
  • adaptation plans, flood inquiries, building and planning codes, city plans, research literature and international policy reviews. They distinguish between the enabling environment for adaptation and specific implementing measures to manage flood risk. The AA
  • . identify evidence of both types of adaptation following the catastrophic 2010/11 flooding in Victoria, Australia. However, significant challenges remain for managing transboundary flood risk (at all scales), protecting existing property at risk from
  • flooding, and ensuring equitable outcomes in terms of risk reduction for all. Adaptive management also raises questions about the wider preparedness of society to systematically monitor and respond to evolving flood risks and vulnerabilities.
  • This paper reviews steps being taken by actors at international, national, regional and community levels to adapt to flood risk from tidal, fluvial, surface and groundwater sources. The AA. refer to existing inventories, national and sectoral
  • Historical geography ; Leisure ; Management ; Mountain ; New Zealand ; Outdoor recreation ; Risk ; Society-environment relationship ; Twentieth Century
  • From an analysis of the response to fatal and non-fatal accidents, it is apparent that the accident record acted as an indicator of unacceptable behaviour and played an important role in risk management. Efforts to contain fatalities took the form
  • of sanctions and rules. Subcultural control over risk management weakened, and the stage was set for greater societal involvement. The AA. show the importance of the interaction of individuals, the subculture and society.
  • Managing flood risk in the UK : towards an integration of social and technical perspectives
  • Flood ; Management ; Risk ; Social geography ; Uncertainty ; United Kingdom ; Vulnerability
  • Conflict ; Ecology ; Environment ; Environmental management ; Global change ; Risk
  • The global risks are at the centre of the attention: ozone holz, greenhouse effect, resources exhaustion. At the same time, the A. affords the incapacity for facing these risks because of different patterns of rationality either by common people
  • Neoliberalizing border management in Finland and Schengen
  • Biopolitics ; Competitiveness ; Economy ; Finland ; Frontier ; Governance ; Internationalization ; Management ; Neo liberalism ; Political economy ; Risk
  • This paper provides a critical examination of the development of border management in Finland and the Schengen Area throug the case of the Finnish Border Guard service. This paper emphasizes that the rationales of border management should be made
  • transparent and opened for public debate. The analysis is structured around the themes of internationalization, competitiveness, risk prevention and the functioning of society, all of which are regarded as the key rationales of neoliberalized border governance.
  • Valuation and forecast of climatic risks in hydroagricultural settlements management. Methodological aspects
  • Geomorphology ; Glacial features ; Glacial surge ; Iceland ; Impact ; Natural hazards ; Risk management ; Sedimentology
  • management and minimizing risk.
  • Climatic variation ; Environmental management ; Global change ; Human occupation ; Man-environment relations ; Risk
  • The objective of this communication is to show that a part of the potential risk to which the Man will be probably confronted is explained by its management and its mode of occupation of space. - (BJ)
  • Risk, responsibility, and blame : an analysis of vocabularies of motive in air-pollution(ing) discourses
  • Air quality ; Atmospheric pollution ; Behaviour ; Environmental management ; Public opinion ; Research technique ; Risk ; Risk perception ; Society-environment relationship
  • Community-based scenario modelling and disaster risk assessment of urban rainstorm waterlogging
  • China ; Climatic change ; Climatic hazard ; Inundation ; Model ; Natural hazards ; Rainstorm ; Risk management ; Scenario ; Shanghai ; Urban climate ; Vulnerability
  • inundation area and depth. A framework was also developed for coupling the waterlogging risk with the risk planning and management through the exceedance probability curve and annual average waterlogging loss. This is a new exploration for small-scale urban
  • The AA. used a small-scale integrated methodology to assess risks relating to rainstorm waterlogging hazards in the Jing’an District of Shanghai. Based on the basic concept of disaster risk, this paper applies scenario modelling to express the risk
  • natural disaster scenario simulation and risk assessment.
  • Emergency services ; Resilience ; Risk ; Sweden ; Town ; Welfare state
  • and nonhumans in the management of urban unpredictability and emergency, and the settlemens of social contract between state and citizen in Sweden, the paper redefines and displaces ideas of risk management through human resilience.
  • Building on a critique of the neoliberal calculus of risk mitigation, the paper turns to the machinery of urban maintenance and to the trysts of embedded welfare democracy to propose a counterposition. In recognising the entanglements between humans
  • Downsizing nature : managing risk and knowledge economies through production subcontracting in the Oregon logging sector
  • The A. tries to explain why the logging sector in Oregon is characterized by extensive subcontracting between wood-commodity manufacturing firms and independent logging contractors. Contracts are a strategy for firms to displace resulting risks
  • Making housing assistance more efficient : a risk management approach
  • Australia ; Financial aid ; Housing ; Housing policy ; Model ; Risk ; Simulation ; Town