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- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00
Rare Earths elements are composed of 15 chemical elements in the periodic table. Scandium and yttrium have similar properties, with mineral assemblages, and are therefore referred alike in the literature. Although abundant in the planet surface, the Rare Earths are not found in concentrated forms, thus making them economically valued as they are so... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 209.00
This book reviews methods used by universities worldwide to inform and educate students and the public on climate change. It introduces projects and communication strategies for raising awareness in students and stakeholders, and documents ongoing initiatives. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00
Climate change is a cause for concern both globally and locally. In order for it to be tackled holistically, its governance is an important topic needing scientific and practical consideration. Climate change governance is an emerging area, and one which is closely related to state and public administrative systems and the behaviour of private actors,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 229.00
The book addresses the perceived need for a publication with looks at both, climate smart technologies and the integration of renewable energy and energy efficiency in mitigation and adaptation responses. Based on a set of papers submitted as part of the fifth on-line climate conference (CLIMATE 2012) and a major conference on renewable energy on... more...