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- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 14.95
The myths, history, wives-tales, oddities, and wonders of a subject that comes up every day: the weather. Weather enthusiasts (or just the weather-curious) will discover surprising facts, myths, and oddities in this fascinating book of useful (and sometimes useless) information. With his expertise as a meteorologist and editor, Paul Yeager takes... more...
- DK Publishing 2007; US$ 16.99
?A mini museum between the covers of a book.?-- The New York Times ?Pioneering?visually captivating, dependable nonfiction.?-- Booklist ?HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.? -- Library Media Connection (starred review) Some of the most popular selections from the formidable Eyewitness backlist are available. Includes spectacular, detailed full-color photographs... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 50.00
The accelerating pace of global warming is provoking anxiety that the Earth is reaching an ominous threshold, a point of no return. Within a decade or two, various feedbacks may take greenhouse warming past any human ability to contain or reverse it. Carbon-dioxide levels in the atmosphere are rising rapidly, fed by increasing fossil-fuel use world-wide,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 100.00
In 2001 the 26 IEA Member countries took or planned over 200 energy-related policies and measures to tackle climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions. This volume reviews the actions taken and describes them in detail. It shows how developed countries implement the commitments made under international agreements or at national level to reduce... more...
- Himalaya Publishing House 2008; US$ 45.00
Global warming is a current and burning topic, today. To comprehend, it is: th E gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth`s atmosphere, due to increased level of carbon dioxide and other pollutants.` Extreme weather events, rise in the sealevel and a plethora of diseases are some of the serious concerns, which have drawn attention of... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 159.00
Marine environmental conditions such as storms, storm surges and wave heigths are directly experienced by, for example, off-shore operations or coastal populations. The authors review and bring together the state-of-the-art and present day knowledge about historical changes, recent trends and concepts on how marine environmental conditions may change... more...
- Scribe Publications 2010; US$ 21.99
Waves of climate refugees. Dozens of failed states. All-out war. From one of the world's great geopolitical analysts comes a terrifying glimpse of the near future, when climate change drives the world's powers towards the cutthroat politics of survival. An increase of as little as two degrees Celsius in average global temperature - which is almost... more...
- Scribe Publications 2010; US$ 26.99
When Jeff Goodell first encountered the term 'geoengineering', he had a vague sense that it involved outlandish schemes to counteract global warming. As a journalist, he was deeply sceptical. But he was also intrigued. The planet was in trouble. Could geoengineers help? As Goodell shows in this bracing book, even if we could muster the political will... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 97.95
Climate and Oceans is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. The selected articles?all written by experts in their field?fall into several categories, including: ocean circulation, heat and water... more...