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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 32.95
For anyone trying to separate the fact from the fiction, The Complete Guide to Climate Change is an indispensable resource. Taking you through the A to Z of the key scientific, geographical and socio-political issues involved in the study of the environment and the implications of mankind?s effect upon it, topics covered include: environmental... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 139.00
Despite the inadequacies of the temperature measurement network, there is little doubt that much of the Earth has been undergoing a moderate warming since about the start of the 20th century, although this warming has been more pronounced in some areas, and it wavered in mid-century. A critical question facing mankind is: Has this global warming been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
The basic assumption of this book is that the organization of a negotiation process matters. The global negotiations on climate change involve over 180 countries and innumerable observers and other participants, addressing enormously complex and economically vital issues with conflicting agendas. For the UN to create an effective and well-supported... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Climate change vulnerability assessment is a rapidly developing field. However, despite the fact that such major trends as globalization and the changing characteristics of the political and economic governance systems are crucial in shaping a community?s capacity to adapt to climate change, these trends are seldom included in assessments. This book... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 114.95
Adopting two constructivist perspectives norm-centred and discourse to explore the social construction of climate change from a broad, theoretical level to particular cases, this volume offers a greater understanding of why current efforts to mitigate climate change have failed and provides academics and policy makers with a new understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95
?This book provides valuable lessons that will improve public policy and the quality of decisions that will affect generations to come.? Richard Moss, Senior Director Climate and Energy, United Nations Foundation ?An excellent addition to the body of knowledge on adaptation to climate change from the developing world, which has been largely missing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95
?Sound and solid case studies on vulnerability and adaptation have been woefully lacking in the international discourse on climate change. This set of books begins to bridge the gap.? Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme ?Important reading for students and practitioners alike.? Martin... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 97.50
Today?s climate variability already has a large impact on water supply and protection. Millions of people are affected every year by droughts and floods. Future climate change is likely to make things worse. Many people within the water sector are aware that climate change is expected to have serious consequences for water resource management, but... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
'An impressive accomplishment.? Al Gore, Former Vice President of the US, co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, and author of An Inconvenient Truth ?Offers positive solutions that no rational person, organization or government can ignore - except at their peril.? Stephen H. Schneider, Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Stanford... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Global warming is the most severe environmental challenge faced by humanity today and the costs of responding effectively will be high. While Russia's ratification of the Kyoto Protocol ensures the treaty's entry into force, lack of capacity, or incentives to renege on their commitments, will impede mitigation efforts in many countries. An important... more...