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  • The Economic, Social and Political Elements of Climate Changeby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer 2010; US$ 379.00

    A unique feature of this book is its strong practice-oriented nature: it contains a wide range of papers dealing with the social, economic and political aspects of climate change, exemplifying the diversity of approaches to climate change management taking place all over the world, in a way never seen before. In addition, the book describes a number... more...

  • Universities and Climate Changeby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    Climate change is a matter of global concern and specific sectors of society such as universities need to engage and be active in the search for regional and local solutions for what is a global problem. Despite the fact that many universities all around the world are undertaking remarkable efforts in tackling the challenges posed by climate change,... more...

  • Experiences of Climate Change Adaptation in Africaby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 159.00

    It is widely acknowledged that, in addition to global and regional efforts to cope with climate change by means of mitigation measures, adaptation initiatives can and perhaps should play a key role in enabling communities from across Africa to better handle the problems related to it. Due to the fact that experiences in climate change adaptation in... more...

  • Climate Change and the Sustainable Use of Water Resourcesby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer 2011; US$ 279.00

    The book explores the geo-chemical, physical, social and economic impacts of climate change on water supplies. It contains examples and case studies from a wide range of countries, and addresses the need to promote sustainable water use across the world. more...

  • Renewable energy in African, Caribbean and Pacific statesby Walter Leal Filho

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00

    This ebook presents readers an interesting set of papers dealing with renewable energy, prepared as part of the project “Small Developing Island Renewable Energy Knowledge and Technology Transfer Network” (DIREKT). The project is a cooperation scheme involving universities from Germany, Fiji, Mauritius, Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago with... more...

  • Climate Change and Disaster Risk Managementby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer 2012; US$ 229.00

    There has been some degree of reluctance in the past to consider disaster risk management within the mainstream of adaptation to climate variability and climate change. However, there is now wide recognition of the need to incorporate disaster risk management concerns in dealing with such phenomena. There is also a growing awareness of the necessity... more...

  • Climate Change in Africaby Walter Leal Filho

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    This ebook is dedicated to the documentation and promotion of research and projects focusing on climate change adaptation in the African continent, one of the most vulnerable regions in the world. more...

  • Global Energy Policy and Securityby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer London 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book offers a multidisciplinary perspective on issues about global energy policy and security. It integrates philosophical chapters with technical/modeling chapters and covers issues related to finance, economics, and environmental science. more...

  • Transformative Approaches to Sustainable Development at Universitiesby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 229.00

    This book documents and disseminates experiences from a wide range of universities, across the five continents, which showcase how the principles of sustainable development may be incorporated as part of university programmes, and present transformatory projects and programmes, showing how sustainability can be implemented across disciplines. Sustainability... more...

  • Current Issues of Sustainable Developmentby Joost Platje; Walter Leal Filho

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book of MEQ contains a selection of papers from the 7th international conference on “Current Issues of Sustainable Development”, held in April 2007 in Opole (Poland), as well as two interesting further papers on environmental management in Chile and Saudi Arabia. The papers consider the importance of institutions and governance, as... more...