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Beyond the 2ºC: Business and Policy Trajectories to Climate Change Adaptation (Call for contributions in an edited book )

Organization: John Molson School of Business at Concordia University
Event: Call for contributions in an edited book
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Event Date: 2021-02-28 Abstract Due: 2020-06-30

Beyond the 2ºC  Business and Policy Trajectories to Climate Change Adaptation


An edited book to be published by Palgrave Macmillan. Under consideration for The Palgrave Studies in Sustainable Business: In Association with Future Earth

Co-edited by Thomas Walker, PhD; Stefan Wendt, PhD; Sherif Goubran and Tyler Schwartz


We are accepting contributions from international scholars and practitioners that work at the interface of in business and policy, as well as related fields such as economics, management, development studies, finance, and entrepreneurship. The contributions can:


·      Shed new light on our understanding of climate-related vulnerabilities and risks

·      Present new and emerging processes for internalizing adaptation approaches

·      Identify new barriers to large scale and/or local climate change adaptation

·      Explore the synergies and trade-offs in adaptation

·      Investigate approaches to overcoming conflicts in business and policy adaptation trajectories


Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit abstracts of no more than 500 words, a bibliography for their proposed chapter, and a CV by June 30th, 2020.


Submission Deadline

Abstract and CV submission deadline: June 30th, 2020
Selection of abstracts and notification to successful contributors: July 31st, 2020
Full chapter submission: November 30th, 2020
Revised chapter submission: February 28th, 2021

Submissions should be sent via email to climatechange.adaptation@concordia.ca


For more information please refer to full call for contributions: https://www.ssrn.com/index.cfm/en/janda/announcement/?id=6834



Sherif Goubran