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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
In the late 2000s climate action became a defining feature of the international political agenda. Evidence of global warming and accelerating greenhouse gas emissions created a new sense of urgency and, despite consensus on the need for action, the growing failure of international climate policy engendered new political space for social movements.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This insightful book deals with the complexity of linking biodiversity with climate change. It combines perspectives from international, national and local case studies, and also addresses the central question using a thematic approach. The book focuses on a number of key topics and examples, including: ecosystem services, human rights, MEA clustering,... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 24.00
Recent research has shown that the journalistic portrayal of the problems of climate change as ?risks? rather than ?uncertainties? can create a stronger response from the public in terms of engagement and understanding. Understanding the concepts of risk and uncertainty ? and how to communicate them ? is a hotly debated issue across the scientific,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
History reveals how civilisations can be decimated by changes in climate. More recently modern methods of warfare have exposed the vulnerability of the artefacts of civilisation. Bringing together a range of subjects - from science, energy and sustainability to aesthetics theory and civilization theory - this book uniquely deals with climate change... more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95
Climate change is the greatest challenge of the age and yet fierce disagreement still exists over the best way to tackle the problem or, indeed, about whether it should be tackled at all. In this original book, Amanda Machin draws on radical democratic theory to show that such disagreement does not have to hinder collective action; rather, democratic... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 129.95
European Climate Vulnerabilities and Adaptation: A Spatial Planning Perspective analyses the impacts climate change might have on regions and their local economies. Regions clearly differ in view of the complex patterns of climate change impact, but also regarding the given vulnerability and coping capacity. Impacts of climate change can have a... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
The West without Water documents the tumultuous climate of the American West over twenty millennia, with tales of past droughts and deluges and predictions about the impacts of future climate change on water resources. Looking at the region?s current water crisis from the perspective of its climate history, the authors ask the central question of... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 159.00
The countries of West Asia and North Africa (WANA) have long had the challenge of providing sustainable livelihoods for their populations in the fragile ecosystems of semi-arid and arid areas. Climate change is already a reality in WANA and it places additional constraints on the already fragile ecosystems of dry areas and limited natural resources... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
What does successful adaptation look like? This is a question we are frequently asked by planners, policy makers and other professionals charged with the task of developing and implementing adaptation strategies. While adaptation is increasingly recognized as an important climate risk management strategy, and on-the-ground adaptation planning activity... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95
Governments have failed to stem global emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases causing climate change. Indeed, climate-changing pollution is increasing globally, and will do so for decades to come without far more aggressive action. What explains this failure to effectively tackle one of the world's most serious problems? And what can... more...